Using the tourniquet is an important piece of managing mass casualty incidents. But training the general public in the use of tourniquets is also important because it helps manage scarce resources.
If we are simply repeating the lessons learned from a 100-year-old pandemic, shouldn't we be trying to figure out new methods to get the general public on board when restrictions are problematic?
Emergency management continues to get better, but the sheer amount of resources needed is always a problem.
Do TV images of disasters such as a hurricane really show us how an emergency unfolds, how it will be responded to and how long it will take for recovery?
While emergency management officials and others note the importance of community resilience, there needs to be a stronger voice for compassion nationally.
Working to reform law enforcement agencies is certainly a start, but it will not be the “be-all-end-all” of police reforms our country needs.
John Kingdon's Multiple Streams Framework: Is the window of opportunity arriving to bring forth real change for Black Americans in the United States?
In the wake of Black Lives Matter protests and after the tragic death of Mr. George Floyd, communities have pondered whether or not to defund law enforcement as a means of reforming it.
Uganda and several other East African nations last month experienced major deadly flooding brought on by unusually heavy rains.
When major emergencies like the Uganda floods happen, there are always major issues to consider to help manage the crisis.