Preventing emergencies such as oxygen tank accidents within public safety departments will largely come from training and policy management.
Emergency managers work hard to educate the public about preparation prior to disasters. But emergency managers should change how they educate the public.
In the Florida Keys, a major effort is underway to recover more than 750 boats that sank or were displaced from their moorings by Hurricane Irma.
The Good Samaritan Health Professionals Act of 2017 protects healthcare volunteers from liability. It will be helpful for disasters or mass casualty events.
In recent months, many hurricanes and other storms have produced widespread floods and flash flooding. However, many communities are not ready for floods.
Employers need to emphasize the importance of running through training scenarios. Trained employees will be able to make the right decision in emergencies.
During the summer, a KKK rally turned violent in Charlottesville, Virginia. This type of event is certainly concerning for emergency management.
The deaf community are sometimes the last ones in the area to be evacuated. There needs to be a system set up that automatically connects them, that will automatically notify the community with a red siren so we know it's time to evacuate.
As we watched Harvey, we can stand proud of local, state, and federal response teams, as well as community citizens who rescued others in need.
Firefighters tightened their grip Tuesday around a series of deadly blazes still burning across the North Bay as more people forced to evacuate were allowed back to their homes and the regional focus shifted to recovery.