Recent Emergency Management Articles

Emergency Management Blog Articles

Once again the Diva reminds you that for more than 7 years she has managed this site, and she does so on her own time and at her own expense. Occasionally, she asks for donations in order to pay for … Continue reading →
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How Communities Can Build Psychological Resilience to Disaster. As climate change makes disasters more severe, researchers say we can prepare by being informed, volunteering, and staying socially connected.
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Guest posting from reader Ann Patton, who is a long-time activist in the emergency management field. I keep thinking this land trust idea could be very useful in disaster management. Perhaps you already have used or know about this potential … Continue reading →
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Author:  Daniel Kaniewski, PhD October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month; a month to ensure all Americans are safer and more secure online. At FEMA, we are always focused on preparing ourselves, our partner...
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Author:  Angela R. Gladwell October is National Community Planning Month. Community planners around the globe join the American Planning Association  in highlighting this year’s theme of “Planning for Infrastructur...
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Author:  David I Maurstad, Deputy Associate Administrator, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration It only takes one storm, one flash flood, or one inch of water to cause significant damage to a home or bus...
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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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