Emergency managers must know and understand their given jurisdictions to prevent certain public safety emergencies from happening and resolve some of the issues surrounding hoarding behavior.
Washington has one of the highest levels of homeless students in the nation. And in a three-year span, when the number of homeless students in Washington grew by 30 percent, the amount of federal funding provided to help those students only increased by 8 percent.
NOAA released an animation last year that displays every recorded earthquake between January 1, 2001, and December 31, 2015.
Captain Derek Williams, Fire Captain and Battalion Safety Officer for the City of Mesa, Arizona offers his expert advice on what to do should you encounter a flash flood. Captain Williams also discusses swiftwater rescues and the training he completed.
As individuals seek to live healthier, more satisfying lives, many food-related movements are cropping up in the United States. One such movement is suburban farming.
Emergency managers need to utilize the kinesthetic learning style to reach other areas of the public to effectively educate them on personal disaster preparations.
Educating the public on basic outdoor survival techniques conserves emergency team resources and helps to prevent outdoor emergencies.
Rather than starting at zero in terms of recruiting efforts, ambulance agencies need to think about where they can find volunteers.
National EMS Week was originally created by President Gerald Ford to recognize Emergency Medical Services personnel. The week serves as a great opportunity for EMS agencies to educate the public on what they do while also expressing their agency needs.