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Elegant Community Preparation

Elegant community preparation means having a process that makes disaster planning efforts simpler for community members By collaboratively focusing on novel factors in an easily understood way individuals and families can better prepare for any disaster or disruption
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Navigating the Seismic Dance: Preparedness in the Ring of Fire

The Pacific Ring of Fire a moniker that evokes images of volatility and destruction is not merely a geographic term but a constant reminder of humans vulnerability to the earth s whims Learn about the multifaceted nature of earthquake risks and delineate the indispensable role organizations play in mitigating the
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Sustaining Those Working in Disasters

Those working in emergency response roles can face periods of prolonged stress which takes a toll on their health and well being It is important to know how to support them before during and after emergencies and disasters By taking a hazards approach leaders and their teams will be better
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Mental Awareness to Enhance Preparedness

Emergency managers public health officials and first responders often stress the importance of physical fitness but what about mental fitness Without focused mental agility in even one of the emergency management phases mistakes or subpar performance are likely Learn about this author s new acronym that can help prioritize mental

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The “R” Word

Resilience has multiple meanings for public health emergency and homeland security management professionals However the objective of building resilience should go beyond hazard mitigation With

Interoperability During Mass Casualty Incidents

During a mass casualty incident response agencies must be able to communicate in real time This means that interoperability plans need to include everyone involved

Emergency Management Goes to the Hill

Emergency managers work behind the scenes to ensure the safety security and resilience of communities before during and after a disaster As the requests for

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Rising Above the Flood: A Decision Tool for Structural Safety

When homeowners choose to elevate their homes above flood levels they may compromise the structural integrity of the building if the elevation method does not

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