Recent Emergency Management Articles

Emergency Management Blog Articles

From the NY Times: As Storm Season Begins in the United States, FEMA Is Already Stretched Thin  
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From the Climate Center, this handbook titled Heatwave Guide for Cities. It is 96 pages. See also this report (40 pp) by the Union of Concerned Scientists: Killer Heat in the United States; Climate Choices and the Future of Dangerously … Continue reading →
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From HS Newswire: U.S. Coastal Communities Face More than $400 Billion in Seawall Costs by 2040
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Author:  Regional Administrator Thomas Von Essen (Region II) Regional Administrator MaryAnn Tierney (Region III) Regional Administrator Graci...
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Author:  Nancy M. Piñero Vega The Puerto Rican community of Toro Negro is located in the central, mountainous municipality of Ciales. The isolation and privacy of this small community has been cherished by its resi...
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Author:  Jessica Geraci When the flames started in an LA family’s kitchen, two parents were able to extinguish it with baking soda.  It was a technique their 11-year-old son had taught them only weeks before, after...
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Fort McMurray is a lesson for the rest of the Western United States about the increase in fire danger that we have seen develop over the years as the drought in the West has continued. For a wildland fire this was very expensive due to the loss of 2,400 homes and then also the impact of lost economi...
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Tom Bossert, who has been named to be the president's homeland security adviser appears, to know "which end is up" when it comes to homeland security and emergency management. If you look at the link above, it gives a brief work history. In particular I like the fact that he has worked at the Federa...
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