Losses from natural disasters are on the rise and the need for stronger, safer building practices has never been greater. In 2018, losses from natural disasters amounted to about $91 billion, while the average number [...]
With floodwaters at four feet and rising, a family in Houston, Texas abandoned their possessions and scrambled to their roof during Hurricane Harvey to sit with their pets and await rescue. Unable to reach first [...]
A Zero-Button Safety Solution SafeSignal is a zero-button safety solution that enables users to quickly signal for help from a locked phone. This works in conjunction with a tether or headphones that plug into the [...]
IAEM brings together emergency managers and disaster response professionals from all levels of government, as well as the military, the private sector and volunteer organizations around the world.
Emergency Lifeline - the Preparedness Expert Since 1985 Emergency Lifeline was founded in 1985 by Kathy Gannon Rainey with the purpose of helping businesses, schools, [...]
Having started as a consultancy twenty-five years ago, we learned that software tools should enable the planning process and not force the organization to adapt to the tool. You already know how best to implement [...]
In 2011, tornadoes ripped through the southeastern United States. In 2012, there were 19 tropical storms and hurricanes, five of them having a direct impact on the U.S. In these two years alone, natural disasters [...]