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.
The December 2013 issue of FireRescue Magazine featured an excellent article about the role of education in the fire service written by American Military University professor Anthony Mangeri.
The article, How Education Helps Beyond the Fire Service, discusses the importance of education for individuals and how a degree can often help one make career transitions.
By Merritt Kearns
Faculty Member, Emergency and Disaster Management at American Public University
According to the National Incident Management System and the National Response Framework, community outreach during disasters is the responsibility of public information officers (PIO). PIOs must keep the public informed with accurate and timely information within the framework of the incident command system.