Tagged: Emergency Response

Reducing Violent Crime and ‘Carnage’ in American Cities: Evidence-Based Recommendations

In his first few days in office, President Trump reiterated campaign commitments to clean up violent crime. In a tweet directed at the city of Chicago, President Trump claimed he would “send in the Feds” if Chicago didn’t fix “the horrible ‘carnage’”. Although the President did provide some statistics to...

State Route 530 Landslide Commission: Final Report

In March of last year, a massive landslide devastated the rural region known as Steelhead Haven in the state of Washington. This landslide of historic proportions became known as the Oso Landslide and the State Route (SR) 530 Landslide. The SR 530 Landslide killed forty-three people and destroyed the infrastructure...

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...