President Trump's Projected Budget Cutbacks Could Undermine Homeland Security
When President Trump unveiled his fiscal year 2018 Budget Blueprint this spring, the emergency management community shuddered.
Civil Defense Reincarnated
If history repeats itself, we may be about to turn the corner and head back to having at least some focus on civil defense. Emergency management is, after all, a product of the civil defense era. What I think is perhaps pushing us in that direction is the threat from North Korea.
Self-dispatching in Emergencies and Disasters
As an emergency professional, we are prepared to deal with unexpected situations, including disasters. Every time we hear about potential or real crisis, we automatically review the procedures in our minds and the desire to help is enormous. On many occasions, I would like to go directly to a scene to assist the victims and my peers. I believe that this feeling is not different among everyone involved in this field.