“Earth has a deadline,” the LED screen flashes every few minutes. As of today, September 25, that deadline is about seven years and 97 days.
While strategic planning may be a little messy and probably not performed in the same way as a strategic planning textbook recommends, you are simultaneously training the command staff as you build the plan.
Parts of Texas and Louisiana braced Monday for flooding and damaging storm surge as Tropical Storm Beta slowly worked its way into a part of the country that’s already been drenched and battered during this year’s exceptionally busy hurricane season.
An enormous wildfire that churned through mountains northeast of Los Angeles and into the Mojave Desert was still threatening homes on Monday, but officials said calmer winds could help crews corral the flames.
Many emergency service organizations have no formalized plan for where their organization plans to be in five years. My belief is that the idea of strategic planning scares most organizations.
In a hurricane season that is currently on a record pace, Hurricane Sally is just a harbinger of things to come. Behind Sally is a series of storms lining up in the Caribbean and Atlantic oceans heading west toward the U.S. mainland.
When hurricanes approach, you must take action. Moments save lives. Have an evacuation plan, and remember “Turn Around Don’t Drown” if you’re driving and you see high water.
The government outlined a sweeping plan Wednesday to make vaccines for COVID-19 available for free to all Americans, assuming a safe and effective shot is developed.
Hurricane Sally lumbered ashore near the Florida-Alabama line Wednesday with 105 mph (165) winds and rain measured in feet, not inches, swamping homes and trapping people in high water.