sense of community


FEMA releases disaster response frameworks



FEMA releases disaster response frameworks

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...

IAP 3 (Jan 2011) Is a Sense of Community Vital to Interagency Coordination?



IAP 3 (Jan 2011) Is a Sense of Community Vital to Interagency Coordination?

by William J. Davis, Jr., Ph.D.

What causes a large group to operate in an efficient, effective, innovative manner? Is it the way it is organized, its executive structure, its mechanisms for gathering and disseminating information, its internal communications, its analytic capacity, its contributions from staff, its morale, or its sense of community?