CHDS Releases Volume III of ‘Pracademic Affairs’

The Center for Homeland Defense and Security’s ejournal, Pracademic Affairs, was launched in partnership with CHDS’ Homeland Security Affairs journal to provide a platform for emergency management and homeland security practitioners to share their knowledge and foster collaboration — boosting the pracademic’s role in enhancing community safety. The August 2023 volume contains the following articles:

Global Pandemics are Extinction-level Events and Should not be Coordinated Solely through National or Jurisdictional Emergency Management” By Michael Prasad

Makes the case that global pandemics should be managed through a whole-of-government/whole-community approach.

Examining Trends, Impacts, Drivers, and Policy Implications of Active School Shooter Incidents: A Research Overview” By Mollie Mercado

Reviews recent academic research on school shootings.

Incorporating Disability, Accessibility, and Functional Needs Populations in Hospital Emergency Planning: A New York City Case Study” By Rosemary McDonnell

Explores the gap in healthcare emergency planning that exists for Disability, Access, and Functional Needs (DAFN) populations.

These and all previous volumes’ articles can also be viewed here.

To learn more on these topics, visit the HSDL In-Focus collections on Active Shooters, Disaster Workforce Resilience, and Pandemics and Epidemics

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