By Ray Lehr
9/11 revealed the need for better communication and coordination between first responders, especially in the event of a crisis or natural disaster. Born out of that need, FirstNet will be the first nationwide broadband network specifically for the use of first responders.
By Liam O'Brien
Social media and volunteered mapping played a crucial role in directing response to recent disasters, but the massive influx of information created its own challenges. How will this technology continue to impact future emergency management efforts?
By Anthony Mangeri
Citizen responders played a vital, life-saving role at the recent Las Vegas shooting. Learn why emergency preparedness planning must include training citizens for the unthinkable.
By Evan Rosenberg
Recent disasters such as Hurricanes Irma and Maria have caused widespread devastation and it will not be easy to rebuild what was lost. How are you preparing for the road to recovery? Emergency managers can begin by asking these questions to help local teams assess their level of preparedness.