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Critical Incident Stress Management – Finding Help In Your Time of Need

Managing stress is a team effort. When our senses are overwhelmed we need others to assist us.  We know something is wrong but we are not equipped to live a life of solitude.  We are trained from birth that we need to cry … Continue reading

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American Leadership Abroad is Fine But We Need Levees and Good Evacuation Programs

Mitigation has been dropped as a tool in America’s arsenal to defend against the most common attacks facing our communities.  Sure we do a good job at protecting ourselves against foreign invasions but if we really looked at the most effective … Continue reading

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After Hurricane Sandy – Can You Hear Me Now? – I Can’t Hear You I Have No Power

Millions of people on the East Coast can’t hear the speeches by the President, Governor, Mayor, Emergency Manager or anyone on the recovery process from Hurricane Sandy because they don’t have power.  The TV emergency broadcast system is useless once … Continue reading

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Restore FEMA To Its Rightful Position to Manage Emergencies – Solutions (CERT)

A few Presidents have taken away resources from FEMA and as a result we are haunted by those poor decisions.  The best program cut by President Bush and others was Project Impact where FEMA shared resources and more importantly knowledge on … Continue reading

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Citizens Waiting for Services – Citizen Emergency Response Teams Are the Answer

CNN is reporting on the rising anger people feel as they wait for the Government and the Red Cross in Staten Island New York.  This situation highlights why communities must come together to come up with their own solutions.  The … Continue reading

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Insight Into the Fire Death Rates In America

The U.S. Fire Administration  states that fire problem varies from region to region in the United States.  This often is a result of climate, poverty, education, demographics, and other causal factors.  The following table shows the District of Columbia and … Continue reading

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“If You See Something, Say Something™”

“If You See Something, Say Something™” is a simple and effective program to raise public awareness of indicators of terrorism and violent crime, and to emphasize the importance of reporting suspicious activity to local law enforcement authorities. Homeland Security Begins … Continue reading

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