Emergency Preparedness

Study: Most States Lack Disaster Plans for Children

Requirement for plans after Hurricane Katrina found lacking in many schools.

Posted Wednesday, September 4, 2013

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Muslim Mass Pilgrimage Poses Logistical & Planning Challenges

Meeting the EMS needs of 3–4 million people during a mass pilgrimage leads to innovative ways to reach and treat patients.

Posted Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Former Paramedic Become South Carolina County’s Emergency Management Chief

Krein, 42, was selected from a field of 75 applicants.

Posted Monday, November 28, 2011

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IAFC Expands Terrorism Response Guide

Recent natural disasters lead to thinking beyond your own resources.

Posted Tuesday, September 27, 2011

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Survey Finds False Sense of Security among Americans and Readiness

Many believe that despite past events, a rescue response will be rapid.

Posted Friday, September 9, 2011

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Report: 10 Years After 9-11, States Fail Children in Disaster Preparedness

Over two-thirds do not require basic preparedness, safety standards.

Posted Tuesday, August 30, 2011

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East Coast Quake Highlights Difficulty in Evacuating Nation's Capital

Report from five years ago criticized the region's emergency response plan as "not sufficient"

Posted Thursday, August 25, 2011

New Edition of Public Health Management of Disasters Guide Now Available

The need for quality disaster preparedness planning has never been more apparent.

Posted Friday, August 5, 2011






 

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