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

Posted by Tara Gibson - Thursday, April, 12 2018

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week – We Appreciate You!

Ever think about the heavy load of responsibility undertaken by public safety telecommunicators?

In honor of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, we'd like to express our appreciation for...

Posted by Tara Gibson - Tuesday, April, 03 2018

Best Defense Against an Active Shooter? Planning and Preparation

Tragic recent history proves all organizations must take seriously the possibility of having to take action against an on-premise active shooter.

Even prior to February’s horrific school shooting in...

Posted by Tara Gibson - Monday, March, 12 2018

Effective Event Management – Planning a St. Patricks’ Day Parade

With St. Patrick’s Day falling on a Saturday this year, the nation is bound to see a wide spectrum of celebrations and parades centered around the annual Irish brouhaha.

Each year some 122 million...

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, December, 21 2017

3 Ways Social Media is Impacting Emergency Management

Technology has provided the emergency management industry with a wealth of new methods for keeping people safe and informed.

While social media probably isn’t the first tool you think of when it...

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, November, 09 2017

How the Emergency Management Industry is Benefiting from Mobile Apps

In today’s world, smart phones and mobile apps have become one of the most reliable and efficient ways to find and share information. According to a recent survey, mobile apps have been downloaded...

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, September, 28 2017

How Mobile Workers Are Changing the Workplace Safety Landscape

The workforce is changing. Having all employees located under one roof is becoming more of a rarity, especially for larger companies with multiple worksite locations.

In fact, according to a recent...

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