A barge sank and dumped 600 gallons of diesel into water near the Galapagos Islands – the oil spill occurred off San Cristobal Island.
Considering the surge in mental health and post-traumatic stress issues among emergency medical services professionals, don’t you agree that we need more mental health background checks for EMS workers before they are hired?
As a community changes, patient care and resource management for 911 calls will need to adapt; that may involve readapting an old idea for a new innovation.
Dedicated disaster recovery and rebuilding offices would bring all emergency management players together to create collaboration between agencies.
Hurricane Dorian brought to life numerous social issues in the vulnerable areas of the Bahamas. Immigration was one of those issues.
It is strategically important for emergency managers and other stakeholders to carefully follow discussions about surprise billing.
Tactical Emergency Medical Support (TEMS) has emerged, allowing EMS to handle serious, high-risk emergencies.
Ultimately, Hurricane Dorian is an example of vulnerability as a concept in the emergency management discipline.
Hurricane Dorian serves as a prime example of the criticality of proper resource management before and during the initial recovery phases of a disaster.