General Preparedness

Training the Media

Training the media by inviting key TV reporters and anchors to drills and events so that they know how ICS functions, what is reasonable, worst case scenarios etc. Since most of these people have no idea who response mitigation, preparedness and response works they are the one spreading the fear and confusion. Instead of giving their opinion and speculating they might actually be able to give good advise and explain to ...more »

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Emergency Management Public Awareness Campaign

Very simply local emergency management professionals and FEMA should engage in an aggressive PR campaign to inform people on what training, grants, and other resources are available to emergency management professionals and the general public. It has come to my attention after reviewing most of the ideas on this website that awareness in and outside of emergency management is slim to none. I’ve seen a lot of requests ...more »

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