Tagged: Emergency preparedness

Republican and Democratic National Conventions 2016: The Next Terrorist Targets?

First Orlando, then Dallas, now Baton Rouge, what’s next, Cleveland or Philadelphia? Attacks On The Homefront are trending as of late especially ones against local law enforcement. With the 2016 Republican National Convention (RNC) kicking off this week, the city of Cleveland is taking extra security measures outlined in the City...

Cascadia Rising Exercise 2016: FEMA Prepares for the Next “Big One”

The Emergency Operations and Coordination Center (EOC/ECC) under FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) along with all levels of government and private sector in Washington and Oregon will conduct a four day emergency management exercise called Cascadia Rising to simulate a field response to a Cascadia Subduction Zone catastrophic earthquake and tsunami....

2014 U.S. Preparedness Map: Does Your State Protect Children in Disasters?

Do you have children? Do they attend day care or school away from home? Is the state you live in prepared to protect your children during a disaster scenario? The Save the Children non-governmental organization (NGO) has released a 2014 U.S. Preparedness Map that seeks to provide answers to this...