The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) hosted the 12th Annual Homeland Defense & Security Education Summit in Monterey, California on October 30th to November 1st. The theme for this year’s event was “Public Interest Security: Leveraging Education to Connect Policy and Operations with American...
The Federal Emergency Management Agency released the latest guidance on protective actions during natural disasters. According to the report, “evacuation and shelter-in-place have become more important to emergency management operations in previous years.” To address these developments, the document provides a tailored overview of evacuation and shelter-in-place operations by drawing...
The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency released its 2018 National Preparedness Report which details the nation’s readiness to address emergency incidents. FEMA uses a capabilities-based approach to establish the National Preparedness Goal that focuses on 32 core capabilities and five specific Mission Areas: prevention, protection, mitigation, response and recovery. Focusing...
Resources for Hurricane Season 2018
Strategic planning in the field of emergency management
NIMS 3.0: An updated framework for collaborative emergency management
Center for American Progress presents disaster preparedness road map for Congress
FEMA released five drafts today that aim to enhance interoperability.
New Free Training Available from FEMA