Author: Erin Dauphinais-Soos

Center for Disease Control's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

In Case You Missed It: MMWR and COVID

The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) maintains a collection of the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), which collects and analyzes data from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on epidemiology and public health. Each issue of the MMWR is packed with raw and analyzed public health data...

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Disaster Recovery Resources

Natural disasters have been breaking records in the last few years, increasing in number and devastation, with the COVID-19 pandemic complicating disaster management and recovery across the world.  In December 2021 alone, for example, lethal tornadoes raged through several states in the U.S., Indonesia experienced a devastating volcanic eruption, and...

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Energy Emergencies: A Road Map for Governors

The National Governor’s Association (NGA) has released an update to their guide, Executive Authority During Energy Emergencies: A Road Map for Governors.  When an energy emergency occurs, Governors have the authority to declare a state of emergency.  This Road Map was developed to help Governors: Understand state and federal legal...

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FEMA’s Community Resilience Exercise Resource Guide

With communities around the U.S. experiencing negative impacts of climate change, such as extreme heat waves, increased wildfires, and severe floods, resilience planning is more important now than ever.  FEMA has released an updated Long-Term Community Resilience Exercise Resource Guide that all agencies and communities can use to develop exercises...

Center for Disease Control's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

In Case You Missed It: MMWR and COVID

The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) maintains a collection of the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), which collects and analyzes data from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on epidemiology and public health. Each issue of the MMWR is packed with raw and analyzed public health data...

Center for Disease Control's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

In Case You Missed It: MMWR and COVID

The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) maintains a collection of the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), which collects and analyzes data from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on epidemiology and public health. Each issue of the MMWR is packed with raw and analyzed public health data...

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Biden Administration Releases Roadmap for a Climate-Resilient Economy

In May 2021, President Biden signed Executive Order 14030: Climate-Related Financial Risk.  In support of this order, the Biden Administration has published A Roadmap to Build a Climate-Resilient Economy, showcasing a government-wide effort to implement necessary actions to mitigate climate change and its effects on the economy.  The report aims...

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Global Catastrophic Risks 2021

The Global Challenges Foundation has released Global Catastrophic Risks 2021: Navigating the Complex Intersections, its fifth annual report on global risks.  This report focuses “on the complex interconnectedness between different risks and the need to build more holistic global approaches to tackle them.”  Several subject matter experts have convened to...