NEWS & ANALYSIS

Pennsylvania Provides Free Potassium Iodide for Residents near Nuclear Power Plants

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is providing communities with free stockpiles of potassium iodide to prepare for radiation emergencies.

Operation Medicine Delivery After-Action Report

For at least one household, their aggressive dog is what stood between them and the life-saving medication after a simulated anthrax attack.

Morning Security Brief: Detecting IEDs from the Air, HSBC Investigated, Flash Drought, and More

IED detection from the air. A new report says lax controls at HSBC allowed it to be used by criminals to move money. Fifty-five percent of the U.S. is in drought conditions. And more.

Book Review: Introduction to Emergency Management

This well referenced book is formatted to stimulate the reader to seek more information on this valuable subject and is a good starting point.

App for Locating Friends After A Disaster Goes Live on Facebook

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has launched two new apps that allow people to create emergency preparedness plans and track the status of Facebook friends in disaster zones.

Supply Chain Security

A White House strategy for using layered security and other measures to protect the supply chain gets mixed reviews.

New Report Examines Resiliency of U.S. Transportation Systems

A new report from a prominent bipartisan think tank questions the resiliency of the U.S. transportation system and the global supply chain if a major terrorist attack occurred.

Transitioning Technologies For Use By First Responders

The commercialization of technologies to help first responders was discussed at a House hearing today by the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate First Responders Division Director.

Building Evacuations

Find out how Hall of the States Building Security Director Anthony Meadows handles emergency evacuation procedures in the May digital edition.

State Perspective: Pennsylvania

An interview with Glenn Cannon, director of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency.
 




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