Disaster Preparedness

Read: 15 Items Your Hurricane Emergency Kit Should Include

15 Items Your Hurricane Emergency Kit Should Include

FEMA offers a list of items your hurricane emergency kit should include, plus recommended actions you should take before, during and after a hurricane.

Read: When Disaster Strikes: Creating A Hospital Emergency Plan

When Disaster Strikes: Creating A Hospital Emergency Plan

Here are some general steps to consider when creating a hospital emergency plan that goes beyond natural disasters and utility failures.

Read: FirstNet: The Key to Improving Safety at Schools, Colleges and Hospitals

FirstNet: The Key to Improving Safety at Schools, Colleges and Hospitals

During an emergency, school, university and hospital security and public safety support personnel, as well as staff and administrators, may be called on to support local first responders. FirstNet enables better communications among all of these individuals.

Read: HHS Releases 2019-2022 National Health Security Strategy

HHS Releases 2019-2022 National Health Security Strategy

The National Health Security Strategy outlines the top four health security threats facing the U.S. today and HHS’ plan to address these threats.

Read: ER Doctors’ Poll: 90 Percent of Hospitals Not Prepared for Mass Tragedies

ER Doctors’ Poll: 90 Percent of Hospitals Not Prepared for Mass Tragedies

Nine out of 10 respondents also said their hospital lacks adequate stockpiles of critical medications necessary for major disasters.

Read: How to Prepare Your Campus for a Nuclear Attack

How to Prepare Your Campus for a Nuclear Attack

Although the threat of a nuclear attack subsided when the Cold War ended, the current geopolitical climate has made preparations for this type of disaster a necessity.

Read: Shelter in Place: The Best Protection against a Nuclear Detonation

Shelter in Place: The Best Protection against a Nuclear Detonation

Here are some best practices for sheltering in place during a nuclear explosion, including where to shelter and what to do after you get there.

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: Minimizing the Financial Impact of Emergency Work

Minimizing the Financial Impact of Emergency Work

According to the National Centers for Environmental Information, since 1980, there have been 188 weather and climate disasters that resulted in at least $1 billion in damages each across the U.S.

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