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Driving in a Winter Wonderland

I put up a bulletin board with some information about driving and safety in the winter. It covers topics relating to supplies for a winter safety kit, how to avoid and recover from a skid, and general information about safety. 23 more words

2017-2018

Reacting to an emergency alert

It could have been the last 13 minutes in Hawaii. On January 13, 2018 at 8:07 am, I was away from home, preparing for our company retreat, when received an emergency text alert about a ballistic missile inbound to Hawaii. 271 more words

Community

Upcoming Decon R&D Conference

EPA is hosting the 2017 International Decontamination Research and Development Conference (May 8-10, 2018 at the US EPA Campus in Research Triangle Park, NC).  While the larger Conference focuses on R&D for a range of chemical, biological, and radiological contamination incidents; this year, there will be a particular emphasis on the Decontamination Preparedness and Assessment Strategy (DPAS) and its Preparedness Checklist. 108 more words

Resiliency

Love vs An Earthquake Or Two - Journal Entry

Oh!  This photograph.  I was still living in New Orleans when this particular earthquake hit the Bay Area.

Sometimes I wonder why I bother trying to be sure we are ready for an earthquake or, god knows, what else. 341 more words

Blogging

Black Sky Hazards and Water Sector Resilience Webinar

You are invited to join WaterISAC and the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) for a free webinar on Black Sky power outage hazards and water sector resilience. 136 more words

Resiliency

Traffic Apps Impact on Neighborhoods and Safety

by Tracy Zafian, Research Fellow

Smart phone apps, such as Waze and Google Maps, help drivers find the quickest routes to their destinations using real-time traffic data.  274 more words

Safety

Crowd Management: How Physics, more than Psychology, Influences Crowd Behaviour

Terrorists are increasingly targeting crowded, busy locations, and an emergency that happens in an area with large groups of people has a huge potential for tragedy. 1,293 more words

Security