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Begin before the beginning

“Begin at the beginning.” This quote from Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland is often used to suggest a common sense approach to life. But the problem with critical incidents, disasters and large scale emergencies is that you don’t always know when you are at the beginning or when the beginning will be. Earthquakes and terror…

Could FEMA’s Ready Response toolkit help avoid another Snowpocalypse?

Snowmaggedon. Snowpocalypse. Snow out. Kids spending the night at school, spending the night on school buses, residents spending the night in cars, vehicle accidents numbering in the thousands. This week’s winter weather incident highlighted a multitude of readiness and preparedness issues. There will be plenty of conversations in the media and in professional emergency management…

Temple City Success Story: Ranked 5th safest city in CA

We are thrilled to announce that our client, Temple City, CA has been ranked the 5th safest city in California by Safewise, in its report: 50 Safest Cities in California. This is truly remarkable for a small city in the heart of Los Angeles County, surrounded by dense urban development. Safewise combined its own research…

Five Questions about Emergency Operations Planning

by: Roger Mason PhD IntroductionThe process of developing an Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) can be daunting. This article is Part One of a series about emergency operations planning. Today we will answer five of the most common questions about Emergency Operations Plans. What is an emergency operations plan?An emergency operations plan is a collection of…