The need for quality disaster preparedness planning has never been more apparent or more important.
Be it a hurricane, tornado, flood or hurricane, now is the best time to brush up on your disaster response skills so you'll be ready for the inevitable. The best way we prepare for the future is to look at how we responded in the past, and repeat successes and improve upon those things that needed improvement.
Here we revisit some of JEMS.com's past coverage on natural disaster response.
- North Carolina Leads Response for Hurricane Irene
- Hurricane Katrina: EMAC Team Operational Lessons Learned
- EMS Agency Plans for Natural Disasters
- Acadian Prepares for Hurricane Season
- EMS Deploys to Gulf Coast: Three Hurricanes Prompt Historic Response
- Hurricane Gustav: FEMA Says It's Wiser Now
- Providers Respond to Tropical Cyclone Yasi
- East Coast Quake Highlights Difficulty in Evacuating Nation's Capital
- EMS Providers Treat Cholera in Haiti
- Missouri Disaster Medical Team Responds in Joplin
- Mo. Learns from Tornado Response
- Big-Top Incident: Tulsa EMS Responds to Tent Collapse
General Disaster Preparedness
- New Edition of Public Health Management of Disasters Guide Now Available
- Twitter Boosts EMS Disaster Response
- Tropical Rescue Worker's Personal Care Checklist
- FEMA Promotes National EMS Week with Preparedness Tips
- NYC First Responder Communication Improves 10 Years after 9/11
- Bill Aims to Double Emergency Radio Frequencies