COMMUNICATION & INTEROPERABILITY

From Shadows to Light: Addressing the Aftermath of Human Trafficking

  Human trafficking is a violation of human rights that leaves profound and lasting impacts on victims and society. The consequences are multifaceted, encompassing physical, psychological, and socioeconomic hardships that persist long after the trafficking experience ends. Victims endure severe conditions, including forced labor, significant health risks, and intense mental trauma. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is prevalent among survivors, often accompanied by cognitive impairment, depression, and, in extreme cases, suicide. Socially, victims face isolation, loss…

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A Plan to Protect the Youngest Children

Most educational and training programs for protecting schools against targeted violence, drugs, and human trafficking do not include the youngest students – preschoolers. However, one program in Florida that is free to the schools is an example of how other states can close this preparedness gap.
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A Critical Imperative for Natural Hazards

As the number and size of natural hazards increase across the globe, communities can take a comprehensive preparedness approach to mitigate their potentially devastating effects. By integrating the intricate interrelations of physical, social, economic, and environmental factors, communities can better withstand, adapt to, and recover from the shocks and stresses
Man in U.S. Coast Guard jacket looks over the water at a cargo ship and bridge that collapsed into the water next to it

Key Bridge Collapse: Unity of Effort

As the response to the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse continues in Baltimore, Maryland, the unity of effort among the many agencies and organizations involved has facilitated the progress. Together, they have been addressing the priorities of life safety, incident stabilization, property and asset protection, environmental and economic restoration, and
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Elegant Community Preparation

Elegant community preparation means having a process that makes disaster planning efforts simpler for community members. By collaboratively focusing on novel factors in an easily understood way, individuals and families can better prepare for any disaster or disruption.

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The “R” Word

Resilience has multiple meanings for public health, emergency, and homeland security management professionals. However, the objective of building resilience should go beyond hazard mitigation. With

Interoperability During Mass Casualty Incidents

During a mass casualty incident, response agencies must be able to communicate in real-time. This means that interoperability plans need to include everyone involved in

Support and Planning Inside 911 Centers

In an emergency, call 911. This simple instruction is easy to remember, but many do not know about the people, training, and technology required to

Amateurs of Action – The Women of Radio

Volunteers are transforming emergency preparedness with an inclusive, diverse movement of impactful community engagement. Explore the inspiring stories of some remarkable women breaking barriers and

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COMMUNICATION & INTEROPERABILITY

From Shadows to Light: Addressing the Aftermath of Human Trafficking

  Human trafficking is a violation of human rights that leaves profound and lasting impacts on victims and society. The consequences are multifaceted, encompassing physical, psychological, and socioeconomic hardships that persist long after the trafficking experience ends. Victims endure severe conditions, including forced labor, significant health risks, and intense mental trauma. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is prevalent among survivors, often accompanied by cognitive impairment, depression, and, in extreme cases, suicide. Socially, victims face isolation, loss…

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COMMUNICATION & INTEROPERABILITY Archives

The “R” Word

Resilience has multiple meanings for public health, emergency, and homeland security management professionals. However, the objective of building resilience should go beyond hazard mitigation. With

Interoperability During Mass Casualty Incidents

During a mass casualty incident, response agencies must be able to communicate in real-time. This means that interoperability plans need to include everyone involved in

Support and Planning Inside 911 Centers

In an emergency, call 911. This simple instruction is easy to remember, but many do not know about the people, training, and technology required to

Amateurs of Action – The Women of Radio

Volunteers are transforming emergency preparedness with an inclusive, diverse movement of impactful community engagement. Explore the inspiring stories of some remarkable women breaking barriers and

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