Category Archives: Emergency Management

Two Articles by a friend that may be of interest!


Since Columbine H.S. shooting in Colorado and various college campus shootings including the Virginia Tech shooting I am increasingly curious as to the litigation potential for the aftermath of these events. But first of course as most know the Tort … Continue reading

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An Oldie But Goodie


Sometime old research products and writings are useful in the present!  Try this one on for size: WP107 Major Terrorism Events and Their Outcomes (1988-2001). Claire B. Rubin, William R. Cumming, Irmak Renda-Tanali, Thomas Birkland, 2003. Appendix A: Legal References, … Continue reading

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An English EM Blog!


I find the following blog of interest, especially since posts often involve the USA: It Would Almost Be Funny If It Wasn’t True – Severe Dust Storms Are Choking The Southwest – Another Disaster To Plan For by Regina Phelps EMS … Continue reading

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Publications in JSHEM by Me!


“FEMA’s Path to Homeland Security: 1979-2003” 9 full-text downloads between 2011-08-07 and 2011-09-09 1769 full-text downloads since date of posting (2004-01-28) http://www.bepress.com/jhsem/vol1/iss2/11 “The McGraw-Hill Homeland Security Handbook” 6 full-text downloads between 2011-08-07 and 2011-09-09 317 full-text downloads since date of … Continue reading

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ALMOST TWO DECADES-Hurricane Andrew Issues Still Relevant TODAY


Document is not copyrighted [Comments welcome and can be transmitted to vacationlanegrp@aol.com]       ANNOTATED VERSION OF OIG INSPECTION REPORT HURRICANE ANDREW Prepared by VLG Revised March 2007 This document is furnished to assist researchers in analyses of Emergency … Continue reading

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For FEMA The Future is NOW!


I often go to NOAA Weather Radar over the course of any 24 hour period. We definitely are not out of the woods for this years tornado attacks by MOTHER NATURE !  Over 600 in April and May totals still … Continue reading

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STATES and Their Local Governments!


Well shortly a law will be enacted providing a budget for the rest of the FY 2011 that expires September 30th. Basically both sides postponed victory or defeat for the next round that concerns the FY 2012 budget and the … Continue reading

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