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National Research Council Releases NOAA-Sponsored Report on Arctic Oil Spills

Responding to a potential oil spill in the U.S. Arctic presents unique logistical, environmental, and cultural challenges unparalleled in any other U.S. water body. In our effort to seek solutions to these challenges and enhance our Arctic preparedness and response capabilities, NOAA co-sponsored a report, … 290 more words

NOAA

Teaching Emergency Preparedness to our Youth

It was fitting that on Monday, April 21, 2014, the start of Severe Weather Awareness Week, close to fifty 4th grade students at Brooklyn Elementary School participated in a nationwide pilot project called The Pillowcase Project. 419 more words

Reffet & Fugen Set New BASE Jumping World Record From Burj Khalifa Pinnacle

Burj Khalifa Pinnacle BASE Jump – 4K

Published on Apr 22, 2014

” Skydive Dubai sponsored Soul Flyers World Champions Vince Reffet and Fred Fugen break a new World Record by BASE jumping from above the pinnacle of the World’s Tallest Building.”

History

Times Are A Changing

In the world of preparedness, people are waking up to see that things are changing at a pretty dramatic pace.  There are so many things to be aware of, things to be watching in the news, and natural disasters to be ready for.   518 more words

Battle Drills for An Uncertain World

By: Tom Chatham

When soldiers go out to train, they conduct battle drills. They practice conducting military operations not only to hone their skills but also to teach them to act rather than react to certain situations. 844 more words

Preparedness

The Hamster Wheel

Man it’s been a long time since my last post. As the song says: time keeps on slippin slippin slippin, into the future. I’ve really had no choice though. 756 more words

Resilience

The Hamster Wheel

Man it’s been a long time since my last post. As the song says: time keeps on slippin slippin slippin, into the future. I’ve really had no choice though. 756 more words

Resilience