Subject Matter Areas

Emergency Preparedness - page 665

Placeholder
// by Homeland Security Today

Coast Guard Mulls Basing Options For UAVs

The U.S. Coast Guard is evaluating basing options for its unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) as collaborative flight tests with Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) using a Predator B wrap up this week.

 

Keep Reading

Placeholder
// by Homeland Security Today

Presidential Election Means Emergency Management Funding Changes

During the last seven years, we've lived through dramatic changes in the field of emergency management. Homeland security has emerged as a peer organization, a subset of emergency management, and in some places even replaced emergency management in name and purpose.

 

Keep Reading

Placeholder
// by Homeland Security Today

A Turnaround for Local Disaster Planning

In 12 years as a Marine, Chris Geldart worked such hot spots as Bosnia and the Middle East. But perhaps nothing compares with his mission this past year: coordinating disaster planning for the DC area among more than a dozen local governments, five states and 230 federal agencies.

Keep Reading

Placeholder
// by Homeland Security Today

A Turnaround for Local Disaster Planning

In 12 years as a Marine, Chris Geldart worked such hot spots as Bosnia and the Middle East. But perhaps nothing compares with his mission this past year: coordinating disaster planning for the D.C. area among more than a dozen local governments, five states and 230 federal agencies.

Keep Reading

Placeholder
// by Homeland Security Today

VDOT Says It Bungled Response to Ice Storm

The Virginia Department of Transportation's response to an ice storm Feb. 12 that crippled the region was so mismanaged that anti-icing equipment sat unused, electronic warning signs remained dark and a motorist alert system was not updated for hours, according to a VDOT report released yesterday.

Keep Reading

Placeholder
// by Homeland Security Today

US Spring Season Forecast: More Record Floods

Major floods across the central United States this week are a preview of the spring seasonal outlook, according to the National Weather Service. This week, more than 250 communities in a dozen states are experiencing flood conditions.

Keep Reading

1 663 664 665 666 667 676

SIGN UP NOW for FREE News & Analysis on topics of your choice across homeland security!

BEYOND POLITICS.  IT'S ABOUT THE MISSION. 

Go to Top