Tag: Disaster Preparation

On November 1, President Obama issued an Executive Order that is aimed at preparing the United States for the impacts of climate change. The Executive Order calls for close cooperation and coordinated planning to manage the risks associated with impact of climate change…

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Earlier this year the RAND Corporation published a report examining Department of Defense humanitarian assistance/disaster response operations in four major international disasters occurring between 2008 and 2011. The report underlines the key lessons learned from DoD’s role…

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The Government Accountability Office recently released a report that reviewed the level of preparation of U.S. cities considered to be at high risk of a nuclear terrorist attack. The report stressed the importance of interagency involvement in preparing for and responding to a nuclear disaster…

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and emergency response officials from Massachusetts and Boston will participate in a training exercise involving an integrated, multi-agency response to the release of hazardous materials…

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FEMA recently released updated editions of three of their five National Planning Frameworks. The National Planning Frameworks are part of FEMA’s National Preparedness System, which includes one Framework for each of the five preparedness mission areas…

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The cooperative efforts of law enforcement, investigative, and security personnel and first responders are being praised in the aftermath of the April 15 Boston Marathon bombing…

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Earlier this month, the Department of Defense and their interagency partners began preparing for the 2013 hurricane season. The annual drill was hosted by U.S. Army North at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas…

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On Jan. 5, 2012, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta released new strategic guidance for the Department of Defense to articulate priorities for a 21st century defense that would sustain U.S. global leadership and prepare for future challenges…

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A recent report by the FEMA presents a foundation for increasing individual preparedness and engaging with members of the community as vital partners in enhancing the resiliency and security of the nation through a Whole Community approach to emergency management…

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