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Emergency Management

Read: 10 Tips for Improving Your Situational Awareness on Campus

10 Tips for Improving Your Situational Awareness on Campus

These 10 activities will break you out of your routine, make you more aware of your surroundings and make you a better campus emergency manager.

Read: Miami-Dade, Broward Public Schools Closed Indefinitely Following Irma

Miami-Dade, Broward Public Schools Closed Indefinitely Following Irma

While all schools avoided major structural damage, 42 Miami-Dade public schools are still being used as shelters for Hurricane Irma victims.

Read: Verizon to Build Dedicated Network for Public Safety, First Responders

Verizon to Build Dedicated Network for Public Safety, First Responders

Verizon says its new private network will complement existing services such as push-to-talk and will offer priority access to first responders.

Read: Allied Universal and Clery Center Announce Video-Based Roll Call Training

Allied Universal and Clery Center Announce Video-Based Roll Call Training

The video-based training tool features modules such as trauma informed response and communicating with the campus community.

Read: Audit: Calif. K-12 Schools Ill-Prepared for Gun Violence, Active Shooter

Audit: Calif. K-12 Schools Ill-Prepared for Gun Violence, Active Shooter

While required to have an overall safety plan, California State law does not require public schools to have an active shooter plan.

Read: Cell Towers Thrive During Hurricane Harvey in Comparison to Katrina

Cell Towers Thrive During Hurricane Harvey in Comparison to Katrina

According to the FCC, four percent of the estimated 7,800 cell towers in Harvey’s path were wiped out compared to over 1,000 cell sites incapacitated by Katrina.

Read: Hurricane Harvey Reminds Us of the Importance of Adequate Infrastructure

Hurricane Harvey Reminds Us of the Importance of Adequate Infrastructure

Hospitals, schools and universities must plan for worst-case scenarios and consider how the region’s infrastructure weaknesses could directly impact them.

Read: Hazard Mitigation: College Emergency Response Planning 101

Hazard Mitigation: College Emergency Response Planning 101

Creating a college-specific plan and working with local jurisdictions can greatly improve emergency management and hazard mitigation efforts on your campus.

Read: Hurricane Harvey Forces Hospital Evacuations, Campus Closures

Hurricane Harvey Forces Hospital Evacuations, Campus Closures

One of Houston’s level 1 trauma hospitals is in the midst of evacuation while the University of Houston is closed through at least Wednesday.

Read: UCLA to Adopt New Everbridge Emergency Notification System

UCLA to Adopt New Everbridge Emergency Notification System

Everbridge adds major higher education institution to its growing cluster of customers in Southern California.

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