05/27/2010 - The lack of a uniform product testing program for emergency communications equipment means first responders could buy radios they believe are interoperable but fail to deliver during a disaster, a government official told Congress today.
Book Reviews: Contingency Planning \ Disaster Management
04/30/2010 - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is having a hard-time maintaining its network of expensive high-tech tsunami detection buoys, according to a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released Wednesday.
SM Online: Contingency Planning \ Disaster Management
04/29/2010 - Having developed guidelines for preparedness and response, FEMA has issued a draft of a proposed National Disaster Recovery Framework, laying out critical steps in long-term recovery from disasters. Read the draft and comments online.