Tagged: National Preparedness

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FEMA National Preparedness Report 2018

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...

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....

Always Be Prepared with the National Preparedness Toolkit

National Preparedness week is approaching (March 2-8, 2014) and the National Preparedness Community wants to make sure that we are prepared if more extreme conditions were to come. On their website, the National Preparedness Community illustrates the importance of community assistance as well as how one should prepare in case...