April 16, 2018 Volume 6, Issue 3

Spring to Bring Severe Weather to the U.S. Severe weather is a hallmark of Spring! In the April 5, 2018 FEMA Individual and Preparedness eBrief highlight the severe weather challenge. Spring bring tornadoes, floods, lightning, tsunamis, rip currents/beach hazards and severe heat. FEMA and other agencies are supporting a national program to be a “Weather Ready Nation”. A severe weather tool kit can be accessed that can provide a wide variety of media to support your preparedness efforts. See: https://www.ready.gov/Severe-Weather-Toolkit...

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February 12, 2017 Volume 6, Issue1

2018 to Bring More Emergency Management Challenges 2018 will continue to challenge REDITM users. Violent incidents on campus, natural disasters, weather impacts, and a wide variety of threats have become a relatively common occurrence. The public has high expectations that incidents of all kinds will be effectively and responsibly handled. Users need to evaluate plans in-light-of each emergency or disaster. Continue to train staff on the plan and the skill sets needed to manage emergency incidents. As mentioned in the...

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December 21, 2017 Volume 5, Issue 7

Year End Summary and Future Thoughts 2017 has seen a very robust hurricane season, strong storms across the nation, large and very dangerous wildfires with many fatalities, and devastating terror attacks. Many communities are still recovering, and may be for a long time, from these and other natural and man-made disasters. REDITM users need to keep in mind as we approach a new year that there remain many emergency management challenges. You need to evaluate your plans in-light-of each emergency...

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