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Crisis Action Plans for Critical Infrastructure: Learn from Flint, Michigan

By Kevin Kupietz

Modern emergency management services plan for disasters through crisis action plans, but are communities prepared for infrastructure failures, such as dangerous public water supplies? Here's why emergency managers around the country need to study the situation in Flint and build crisis action plans so their community is prepared to face a similar disaster.

Student Research Helps Identify Potential Threats to Critical Infrastructure

When AMU student Faylin Mutch was deciding what research to conduct as part of her master's level threat assessment course, she decided to pursue an issue directly to her career. Her research project focused on identifying the three main threat vectors facing her county's wastewater treatment infrastructure. Learn what happened when she presented her findings to the county director, deputy directors, and the director of emergency management.