Nigerian chairs The international emergency management society

WorldStage Newsonline– The International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS) Nigeria, West Africa Chapter has elected a Nigeria, Air Vice Marshal Mohammed Audu-Bida (rtd)as the first Chairman for the Nigeria’s Chapter. Members of TIEMS Nigeria currently include professional emergency managers, academics, journalists and volunteers who have interest in emergency management. The body, which was founded in Washington,…

April: National County Government Month

Did you know that April was National County Government Month?  Perhaps, like DeKalb County, GA, your county provided a community workshop. Check out this information provided by the National Association of Counties and share what your county has done to prepare its citizens. Since 1991, NACo has encouraged counties across the country to actively promote…

White House wants transparency on college sexual assaults

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Monday announced a series of steps it plans to take to try to reduce the epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses, including pushing colleges and universities to become more transparent in their reporting of incidents. Click here to continue reading…

Report: Gunfight in Boston bombing response lacked coordination, restraint

Associated Press, BOSTON — The manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects culminated in a chaotic gunfight that placed police and the public in danger because it lacked coordination and restraint, according to an otherwise largely positive report released Thursday by Harvard University on the emergency response to the explosions. The shootout that occurred in…

Nearly All College Presidents Think Their School Handles Sexual Assault Just Fine, Thank You

Despite an unprecedented wave of federal complaints accusing universities of mishandling sexual assault on campus, a vast majority of college presidents think their school does just fine, a new survey finds. Ninety-five percent agreed with the statement “my institution handles sexual assault allegations appropriately,” with another 5 percent remaining neutral, in an Inside Higher Ed…