11/01/2007 - Homeowners must also be prepared for terrorist incidents,says the Department of Homeland Security and the Homeowners Alliance. The two groups jointly released an emergency preparedness guide that encourages storing extra food and water, developing a communications network, and educating families on biological and chemical threats.
11/01/2007 - A bill (H.R. 1544) that would change the manner by which first-responder funds are allocated to state and local governments has been approved by the House of Representatives and is now pending in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
10/29/2007 - Among the many books that purport to point the way forward for America in the wake of 9-11, this one stands out, chiefly for its clarity and sensibility. It is often difficult to deny the common sense of Brian Michael Jenkins' commentary.
10/29/2007 - Emergency response and disaster management plans shouldn't be filed away until the day they are needed, but tested regularly to identify weaknesses and improve plans. Learn the eight major areas that must be tested and how to stage an exercise.