Emergency managers should contemplate unique scenarios citizens may be faced with to help citizens understand what to do when faced with a major disaster event.
The increasing incidents of snake bites in the United States make it more important than ever for emergency personnel to train and refresh their understanding of how to handle such injuries.
As individuals seek to live healthier, more satisfying lives, many food-related movements are cropping up in the United States. One such movement is suburban farming.
Emergency managers need to utilize the kinesthetic learning style to reach other areas of the public to effectively educate them on personal disaster preparations.
Educating the public on basic outdoor survival techniques conserves emergency team resources and helps to prevent outdoor emergencies.
In this vlog Dr. Chris Reynolds discusses the importance of emergency and disaster management, and why he made the decision to create EDM Digest.
As the summer months heat up, a few dogs in the United States will perish in a hot car because their owner left them behind. Education and legislation have worked well to help prevent these deaths, but we need more of a societal shift in behavior to prevent more heat-related dog deaths.
Risk management should be included in the curricula of the American public education system. It could help students develop critical thinking skills while understanding the fundamental components of emergency management.
Recent newspaper eports stated that the Oroville Dam would be a crisis like we have never seen before. But, it is difficult to say how a crisis like this will evolve. EDM education helps.
Will we be able to pull the best personnel to make the next leaders of the profession? After all, we are a profession that derives its chief from the firefighters of yesterday.