Severe weather events and natural disasters, such as hurricanes, tornadoes, severe storms, wildfires and droughts, are wreaking havoc across every part of the U.S. How do you keep your community safe when seconds matter?
Posts by Kathleen Ohlson:
In-person learning has resumed in school districts across the country, but questions about the upcoming academic year are beginning to surface. What will school look like next year? What are the major safety concerns? What actions can be done to alleviate and resolve them?
Studies show most students who plan school attacks exhibit observable concerning behavior and other early indicators of violence. Learn how school personnel can create and maintain a safe school environment that encourages students to speak up if they see students struggling.
Residents want to know what’s going on and what actions to take when an adverse event strikes, as well as stay updated. But it’s challenging for state and local agencies to get the information out to their communities.
Notifying residents about a public health emergency. Evacuating them before a wildfire or a hurricane strikes. Initiating rescue efforts to a flooded neighborhood. Providing comfort to the community after an active assailant incident. Safeguarding community members is one of many priorities for emergency managers, 9-1-1 teams, first responders, public health personnel and local government officials.