S&T investments yielding impressive relationships and real performance metrics that are worthy of greater attention.
Mid-Atlantic officials discuss new plans put into place, training to face catastrophe, and cooperative relationships.
“We need to ensure we are considering the new threat environment and updating our planning and assumptions.”
“All of these people need to meet their counterparts and be ready to do their part” in National Level Exercise.
The fact that climate change is not specifically called out as a cause for some of the epic natural disasters we have experienced over the past several years is not as important to this Strategic Plan as what this document tells us it is going to do to respond to those conditions.
Powerful hurricane has turned D.C. and beyond into a real swamp, and FEMA exercise now dealing with the after-effects.
DAY 3: Fictional Hurricane Cora is a deadly Category 4 storm and is primed to unleash 20 inches of rain.
DAY 2: Starting with a fictional briefing on faux storm, FEMA leaders work on getting right messages out.
DAY 1: National Level Exercise to test how agencies come together for a major hurricane that makes landfall in Virginia.
DHS’ Mick McKeown talks with HSToday about the evolution and future of the “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign.