It's important that children know what to do if they are faced with an emergency, because a supervising adult may not be nearby or may be incapacitated.
The Incident Command System is an important function of emergency management, but is often left out of the public administration literature, It is therefore important for emergency managers to make sure they carefully explain how it works to non-emergency personnel in the local government to help them get the resources they need for managing crises.
Wingspread VI was held at the Wingspread Conference Center in Racine Wisconsin, which is owned by the Johnson Foundation. This is the 6th conference and report of its kind and looks strategically at what the next 10 years and beyond will need from the fire and rescue services.
Sinkholes collapse roads, sidewalks, and houses, and swallow vehicles, cause millions of dollars in damages, and many take weeks, if not months to repair.