Are Emergency Managers Preppers? Are they better prepared than most other citizens? These were just two questions I recently asked a discussion board with well over 1,000 Emergency Managers. I also asked how many of them are prepared at home and work? Are their families prepared with food, water, medical supplies, generators and knowledge of […]
After leaving the CIA, Jason was focused. He knew exactly what he was meant to do. “We live in uncertain times, and I know better than most how dangerous the world can be.”
Dale Rowley has served as the Director of the Waldo County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) in Belfast, Maine for the past 13 years.
SFC Preston Le Roy Schleinkofer, is a retired military veteran of 22 years and a retired federal officer with 27 years.
It is in the public interest to build a culture of preparedness. The federal and state governments haven’t necessarily failed to do this because it’s not really their duty.
The Evolution of programs and policies for civil defense was written by B. Wayne Blanchard, Ph.D., Planning Specialist for Civil Defense Programs Federal Emergency Management Agency 1985. This is the link to that document. It is a short PDF and well worth the time to read and understand how the various presidential administrations either supported […]
The link below takes you to the website of William R Graham, former chairman of the Commission to Assess the Threat to the United States of Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Attack, also known as the EMP Commission. There are now 12 reports from the Commission that will help inform you of the threats, and also provide […]
Here is my interview with Todd De Voe of Emergency Managers Weekly (EMWeekly). You will have to hit the link to play the podcast. EP 75 No Questions Asked Civil Defense Is the Answer
People need to be engaged in their own safety and security from disasters. The emergency managers in the local jurisdictions are doing a great job with what they are given. They are usually understaffed and don’t have the manpower to effectively prepare their communities. A civil defense organization is an all-volunteer community-based resource multiplier that […]
The term “Black Sky” or “Black Sky Hazard” refers to an event that severely disrupts the normal functioning of our critical infrastructures. This trailer to an upcoming documentary is high-impact and is packed with subject matter experts and people who are concerned about these threats to our nation and our collective safety. Also, this upcoming […]