On January 6, 2021, the United States Capital was marched on by protesters that eventually overtook the building. A year later, EM Weekly sat down with the team on duty … Read More
The use of Incident Management Teams in Law Enforcement is growing and being embraced. In the past, it was a common practice at an incident for fire and EMS first … Read More
Veteran, Firefighter, and now the first woman Administrator of FEMA. Ms. Deanne Criswell was unanimously confirmed by the Senate on April 22, 2021, as the 12th Administrator of the Federal … Read More
Emergency managers make time-sensitive decisions in order to protect the public from threats both natural and human-caused. Decision-making models can be used to develop better decision support tools, improve training, and understand how innovative, data and critical information affect the emergency managers’ role in protecting the public.
As emergency managers, we need to keep ourselves up to date on the trends and new information that is out there. In addition, we need to read about leadership, policy, economics, past disasters, and more. So, what are the books that emergency managers should have read in 2021, and what do they need to read in 2022? Join us as we explore our list and what the emergency managers have voted on for 2021!
This ISE-SAR Functional Standard is designed to support the sharing, throughout the Information Sharing Environment (ISE), of information about suspicious activity, incidents, or behavior that have a potential terrorism nexus.
Staffing during a disaster can become critical, this is where a company such as Krucial Staffing comes in. Krucial Staffing specializes in high volume, rapid response staffing, driven by a … Read More
As a former weatherman and reporter, George Siegal covered countless stories about people who lost everything in natural disasters. George Siegal produced and directed the documentary The Last House Standing. … Read More
Disaster resilience is the ability of individuals, communities, organizations, and states to adapt to and recover from hazards, shocks, or stresses without compromising long-term prospects for development. According to the Hyogo Framework for Action, disaster resilience is determined by the degree to which individuals, communities, and public and private organizations can organize themselves to learn from past disasters and reduce their risks to future ones, at international, regional, national, and local levels.
Crisis Response Journal is the global information resource covering all aspects of human-induced disasters or natural hazards, spanning response, disaster risk reduction, resilience, business continuity, and security.