COMMUNICATION & INTEROPERABILITY

Key Bridge Collapse: Unity of Effort

  The National Incident Management System includes unity of effort as one of its guiding principles. It is easy to spot in after-action reports when it is not in place on a large-scale incident. However, the opposite seems to be true for the Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapse response and recovery work in Baltimore, Maryland. Unity of effort has been apparent – from the bridge collapse and death of six workers on March 26, 2024,…

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Support and Planning Inside 911 Centers

In an emergency call 911 This simple instruction is easy to remember but many do not know about the people training and technology required to

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COMMUNICATION & INTEROPERABILITY

Key Bridge Collapse: Unity of Effort

  The National Incident Management System includes unity of effort as one of its guiding principles. It is easy to spot in after-action reports when it is not in place on a large-scale incident. However, the opposite seems to be true for the Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapse response and recovery work in Baltimore, Maryland. Unity of effort has been apparent – from the bridge collapse and death of six workers on March 26, 2024,…

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Support and Planning Inside 911 Centers

In an emergency call 911 This simple instruction is easy to remember but many do not know about the people training and technology required to

Amateurs of Action – The Women of Radio

Volunteers are transforming emergency preparedness with an inclusive diverse movement of impactful community engagement Explore the inspiring stories of some remarkable women breaking barriers and

A Holistic Approach to Cybersecurity Risk

Cybersecurity is a core business process that involves the entire organization or agency So it should not be brushed off as an IT thing A

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