Solving the recruitment puzzle: Many volunteer ambulance agencies are having extraordinary trouble trying to staff their ambulances.
Risk management should be included in the curricula of the American public education system. It could help students develop critical thinking skills while understanding the fundamental components of emergency management.
American Public University was chosen from among 19 U.S. institutions by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to provide career-focused academic programs to up to 20,000 TSA employees located at 147 airports nationwide.
It's important that children know what to do if they are faced with an emergency, because a supervising adult may not be nearby or may be incapacitated.
The Incident Command System is an important function of emergency management, but is often left out of the public administration literature, It is therefore important for emergency managers to make sure they carefully explain how it works to non-emergency personnel in the local government to help them get the resources they need for managing crises.
Wingspread VI was held at the Wingspread Conference Center in Racine Wisconsin, which is owned by the Johnson Foundation. This is the 6th conference and report of its kind and looks strategically at what the next 10 years and beyond will need from the fire and rescue services.