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Best Practices, Tips, Tricks and Strategies for Effective Emergency Management

Posted by Tara Gibson - Monday, December, 17 2018

Looking Ahead: New Year, New Emergency Management Technology Trends

As local governments, businesses and other organizations wrap up 2018 activities, they’re planning changes that will help them better prepare for the near year.  

One issue worldwide is the fact ...

Posted by Philip Young - Monday, October, 08 2018

Business Continuity Plan vs. Disaster Recovery Plan - Why You Need Both

One major key to keeping your business healthy in the long term is to plan for the future, forecasting what will happen over time, and anticipating what you can do to bounce back in the event of a...

Posted by Nina Caliri - Thursday, September, 27 2018

Wildfires - Preparing for the Most Preventable Natural Disaster

Wildfires can spread quickly and consume a vast amount of land and property in a short amount of time. But unlike many natural disasters, most wildfires are caused by people — and can be prevented by...

Posted by Nina Caliri - Monday, May, 07 2018

Big Storms Ahead – 4 Emergency Preparedness Tips for Hurricane Season

Since weather forecasters are predicting an above-average incidence of hurricanes in the Atlantic region of the U.S. this year, Americans in prone areas would be wise to brush up on their emergency...

Posted by Tara Gibson - Tuesday, May, 01 2018

9 Ways to Prepare for the Most Common Natural Disaster - Flooding

In many areas of the U.S., regular flooding is starting to become a part of life. In fact, FEMA reports that flooding has become the most common natural disaster nationwide — and that's not likely to...

Posted by Nina Caliri - Monday, February, 12 2018

Emergency Preparedness 101: Municipalities Need Better Natural Disaster Plans

Hurricane Harvey. Hurricane Irma. Wildfires across California. The 7.1-magnitude earthquake in Mexico City.  

Last year was staggering in terms of natural disasters across North America. And in the...

Posted by Sarah Autore - Tuesday, January, 23 2018

The Importance of Having an Emergency Management Communications Strategy

Emergency management is a field that thrives on planning and procedure. Whether it’s a natural disaster, weather event, or active violence, emergency managers know crises can happen without much...

Posted by Sarah Autore - Thursday, November, 30 2017

Emergency  Preparedness for Winter Weather - 3 Tips for Emergency Managers

Winter weather-related emergencies can happen in the blink of an eye, often escalating without warning. Winter months bring winter weather hazards like snow, ice, and extreme cold that can be...

Posted by Sarah Autore - Thursday, October, 19 2017

Disaster Recovery: 3 Tips for Communicating Effectively After a Natural Disaster

When emergency managers are faced with an imminent natural disaster, emergency response is prioritized to focus on minimizing loss of life and destruction. However, once the imminent threat has...

Posted by Sarah Autore - Thursday, July, 13 2017

3 Resident Communication Strategies for Effective Disaster Management

During an emergency, the main priority is always keeping residents safe. One of the most effective emergency management tools to keep residents safe and out of harm's way during an emergency response...

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