Innovative programs like the Rescue Task Force and the Community Paramedic Program are changing how resources are managed during crises.
Training every day citizens on emergency situations is a growing trend that will shape how emergencies are managed in the future.
In the Florida Keys, a major effort is underway to recover more than 750 boats that sank or were displaced from their moorings by Hurricane Irma.
The Good Samaritan Health Professionals Act of 2017 protects healthcare volunteers from liability. It will be helpful for disasters or mass casualty events.
In recent months, many hurricanes and other storms have produced widespread floods and flash flooding. However, many communities are not ready for floods.
Employers need to emphasize the importance of running through training scenarios. Trained employees will be able to make the right decision in emergencies.
During the summer, a KKK rally turned violent in Charlottesville, Virginia. This type of event is certainly concerning for emergency management.
As we watched Harvey, we can stand proud of local, state, and federal response teams, as well as community citizens who rescued others in need.
Mass-casualty incidents are tragic and difficult to comprehend; they motivate emergency managers to rethink and tighten emergency management plans.
Numerous record hurricanes this year provided lessons to emergency managers, enabling them to determine what worked and what needs improvement.