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Emerging Technologies, Part 2 – Uncrewed Vehicles

Part 2 of a five-part series on emerging technologies focuses on technologies designed to perform tasks and reduce human risk. Find out more about these autonomous or remotely controlled machines designed to perform tasks without human operators’ direct involvement.

Emerging Technologies, Part 1 – Information and Communication

This is Part 1 of a five-part series on emerging technologies that can enhance the management of and response to future emergencies and disasters. This part focuses on an all-hazards emergency management approach and information and communication technologies.

Water and Wastewater Sector Perspectives

The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency defines the Water and Wastewater Systems Sector as one of “16 critical infrastructure sectors.” Read about this sector’s numerous challenges in maintaining the high level of service necessary to the communities they serve.

Reducing Workplace Violence in Healthcare Facilities

Violence in healthcare facilities significantly challenges patients, providers, support staff, visitors, and first responders. However, healthcare-specific information and tools can help protect staff, patients, and others in these facilities.

Cybersecurity in Hospitals and the Public Health Sector

Cyberattacks on healthcare systems affect millions of patients each year. It is critical for agencies and organizations to build a culture of compliance and awareness for the system’s security and the safety of the patients.

Beyond Registries: Better Solutions for People With Disabilities

Emergency planners often identify volunteer disaster registries as a solution for assisting people with disabilities during a disaster. However, registries have flaws. Learn about eight common registry problems and the author’s better solutions that should be considered.

Targeted Violence in Schools: Are Future Educators Prepared?

Targeted-violent events threaten staff and students’ physical, psychological, and emotional well-being in public schools. However, the increasing frequency of these incidents raises concerns about the preparedness of incoming teachers and current staff to handle such incidents.

Article Out Loud – Targeted Violence in Schools: Are Future Educators Prepared?

Targeted-violent events threaten staff and students’ physical, psychological, and emotional well-being in public schools. However, the increasing frequency of these incidents raises concerns about the preparedness of incoming teachers and current staff to handle such incidents.

Fireproofing the Future: Safeguarding Against Wildfires

July 2023 was the world’s hottest recorded month in history. Increasing heat events increase the risk of wildfires. However, good land and waste management practices can significantly prevent and mitigate the risk and consequences of these events.

Sports Celebrations – Expect the Best, Plan for the Worst

Large sports-related celebratory events necessitate a coordinated response from municipal government agencies and the community. Thorough planning, intelligence-based risk assessments, and stakeholder input are critical components of a comprehensive plan.

7 Best Practices for Implementing Housing Recovery Programs

Implementing Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery housing recovery programs can be complex and challenging and, if not done correctly, can result in delays, inefficiencies, and inequitable outcomes. These seven best practices can help avoid common program pitfalls.

AI Partners – Filling Law Enforcement Experience Gaps

As the hiring gap in law enforcement widens, agencies must find innovative solutions to maintain the experience and wisdom of their seasoned officers. Artificial intelligence is one solution being explored to transfer this critical knowledge.

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