Innovative programs like the Rescue Task Force and the Community Paramedic Program are changing how resources are managed during crises.
As the California wildfires continue, social media sites have made it easy for individuals to quickly inform their family and friends that they are safe.
If emergency management agencies do not commit time and resources, as well as create an honest and objective feedback system for training and exercises, we will never be fully competent.
Training every day citizens on emergency situations is a growing trend that will shape how emergencies are managed in the future.
The International Public Safety Association recently released the Rescue Task Force Best Practices Guide - an important guide that will bridge how public safety agencies handle active shooter incidents.
FEMA recently updated the National Incident Management System further defining some of the roles and responsibilities aspects of the Incident Command System and the Emergency Operations Center.
Educating a parent about appropriate water safety measures may be a more effective solution to decreasing swimming-related emergencies.
When major disasters happen, there are lessons to learn. Safety training is often a part of this dialogue for emergency management employees and citizens.
Preventing emergencies such as oxygen tank accidents within public safety departments will largely come from training and policy management.
Emergency managers work hard to educate the public about preparation prior to disasters. But emergency managers should change how they educate the public.