In recent months, many hurricanes and other storms have produced widespread floods and flash flooding. However, many communities are not ready for floods.
Thanks to the horrific lone-wolf shootings in Las Vegas, Americans will need to accept heightened security measures when checking in to any hotel.
Mass-casualty incidents are tragic and difficult to comprehend; they motivate emergency managers to rethink and tighten emergency management plans.
Wildfires are happening with more frequency, but the emergency management budget is decreasing creating a volatile combination.
With the creation of EMS, hazardous materials, technical rescue and fire inspection services, a typical paid fire department must now be an all-hazards planning and response organization. As a result, first responder training and education has also undergone improvements.
Emergency medical services typically experience numerous problems when they call on local government officials to consider the budgets for emergency medical services.
For those who have never been directly affected by a major hurricane, it is easy to judge what one should and shouldn’t do when faced with the reality of losing everything.
In a collaborative effort, emergency managers throughout the United States worked to educate the public on minimizing donations to disaster scenes to help manage burdensome resources.
According to several scholars, society moves in cycles. If the drug epidemic is moving in a cyclical fashion, it is important to figure out what the community factors are to break the cycle.
With Irma approaching, our contributor David E. Hubler reflects on his own experience with a nasty hurricane: 1984's Hurricane Klaus.