MACEM served over 378 attendees in the Maturing Public-Private Partnerships, DHS-certified, free course!
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency Private Sector Division FEMA-Private-Sector@fema.dhs.gov PRIVATE SECTOR ADVISORY FEMA SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requests that qualified individuals who are interested in serving on the FEMA National Advisory Council (NAC) submit an application to be considered for appointment. The NAC … Continue reading FEMA Seeks Applicants for National Advisory Council
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BY W. CRAIG FUGATE / JULY 12, 2017 / Source: govtech.com/em In the case of almost any disaster, the fastest response will be from your neighbor. Far too often, organizations consider the public a liability — something to be rescued in an emergency situation. The opposite is true. The public is one of our greatest … Continue reading The Public as a Resource
Thank you to Donald Vincent, FEMA Community Preparedness Specialist, for the opportunity to present at the FEMA Region I webinar today regarding MACEM Training and Education Pathways. Maturing Public-Private Partnerships (P3) Workshop opens on August 10-11, 2017, Cranston, Rhode Island. Expand YOUR network - register at: Maturing Public-Private Partnerships Workshop On August 10, 2017, key … Continue reading Free P3 workshop coming to Rhode Island this August!
Capitalizing on input from participants, instructors, and hosts of the original 3-day workshops sponsored by DHS, the Mid-Atlantic Center for Emergency Management (MACEM) has reformatted the delivery, making the following modifications: Related materials and topics were consolidated to streamline the delivery; Exercises were restructured to support the consolidated materials; The target audience was expanded to … Continue reading New! Maturing Public-Private Partnerships (P3) Workshops!
By: Kathy L. Francis, MS, CEM, MDPEMP Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Center for Emergency Management Public safety professions are dynamic, ever-changing, and rely heavily on networking. When was the last time you critically reviewed your professional networks and listservs to ensure that you are connected with progressive and innovative groups? I offer a few ideas for … Continue reading Public Safety Educators Engage in the Dialogue
The nation, from individuals to the highest levels of government, has embraced a “culture of resilience.” Information on risks to and vulnerability of individuals and communities is transparent and easily accessible to all. Proactive investments and policy decisions, including those for preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery, have reduced the loss of lives, costs, and socioeconomic … Continue reading Characteristics of a Resilient Nation in 2030
By: Kathy Francis, MS, CEM, MDPEMP Disasters are becoming more frequent, intense, and complex, and require the engagement of all aspects of society. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has embraced the whole community concept throughout all of the phases of emergency management. Communities are becoming more adept at connecting the public and private sectors … Continue reading Evidence of Impact: Making the Arts Community an Essential Part of Local Emergency Management
Join the MACEM to honor the work of our Emergency Management colleagues, especially Amy Crabill, Ph.D. and Mark Landahl, Ph.D. Both Mark and Amy are a part of the MACEM Adjunct Faculty. All textbook proceeds go to Team Rubicon, a disaster response veteran's service organization. Order yours today! U.S. congressional debates over the last few … Continue reading The Future of Disaster Management in the U.S.: Rethinking Legislation, Policy, and Finance