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.
A number of elderly people do not know how to use the COVID-fighting computer apps, which are generally found on a smartphone, laptop or tablet.
Should social workers respond to violations by a homeless person instead of police? Statistics reveal the homeless, who often suffer from mental illness, engage in troubling criminal behavior. As a compromise, some agencies have created a homeless outreach program with officers, medics, and mental health professionals. Learn the pros and cons of such a program.
We always deploy resources to respond to disasters like Hurricane Laura. But deploying resources needs buy-in from many agencies to work effectively.
In this episode of AMU Disaster Crew, Sylvia Longmire, founder of Spin The Globe, discusses her experience traveling the globe in a wheelchair, her favorite ways to travel, and why it's so important for people with disabilities to be vocal advocates for accessibility rights.
Some people state that we have a successful fire response if no firefighters are hurt and even use this benchmark as their track record. Others become irate, stating that the fact no firefighters are hurt in an incident is a given, not a measure of success.
Georgia's governor and state superintendent say they want public schools to open for in-person instruction despite the continued spread of coronavirus infections, but they don't plan to force districts to hold face-to-face classes as many move toward remote instruction.
Saturday’s anniversary will be one of the loneliest remembrances ever, as the coronavirus pandemic is keeping almost everyone away.