Category Archives: Coordination & Collaboration

RAND on NGO’s and Resilience!


The role of NGOs in the disaster paradigm of RESILIENCE is the subject of the following report: The Nongovernmental Sector in Disaster Resilience Conference Recommendations for a Policy Agenda by Joie Acosta, Anita Chandra, Sally Sleeper, Benjamin Springgate Save to … Continue reading

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Mary Parker Follett


On another blog this AM–specifically HLSwatch.com I posted an extract from Wikipedia on the above personage and hope readers of this blog understand why I am doing it again here!  Suggest you read the entirety of the entry on Wikipedia. … Continue reading

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Analysis of Juliette Kayyem’s Op-Ed on BP Catastrophe


On April 24, 2011 Juliette Kayyem wrote an op-ed on her participation while at DHS on the BP catstrophe. She was the Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs. That position at the time of the BP catastrophe was a direct report … Continue reading

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LEADERSHIP


Today’s WAPO has an article that give insights into Admiral Thad Allen who replaced Michael Brown during Katrina response and led during last years NCP [National Contingency Plan] response to BP catastrophe. http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/politics/adm-thad-w-allen-leadership-in-a-crisis/2011/04/19/AFJFRW8D_story.html There are many ways to lead and … Continue reading

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Heritage Foundation on PPD-8


One more take from a conservative thinktank on PPD-8!  Go to: http://www.heritage.org/Research/Reports/2011/04/Two-Steps-Backward-Homeland-Securitys-Presidential-Policy-Directive-8 Fuzzy headed liberal [libertarian?] that I am I largely agree with the paper.

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