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Dr. Yossi Sheffi explains the modes of failure in supply chain networks, explores new ways to think about disruptions and the complexities of supply chain management.
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Brooke Buddemeier educates emergency managers, community leaders, and the public on the effects of a nuclear detonation, critical protective actions, and the role of local emergency responders.
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Philip Mann explains how public works departments and emergency managers must work together to restore critical services after a disaster.
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A rare discovery of intact historical archaeological sites in Colorado Springs has offered a glimpse into the life of the man who founded Colorado Springs.  It has also highlighted the importance o

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Residents in a City of North Ogden neighborhood will receive protection from future flash flooding and mudslides, thanks to a mitigation project designed and constructed by the City and funded larg

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Dr. Sheri Fink shares case studies that demonstrate the complexities of prioritizing limited resources and the importance of ensuring systems can support operational decisions.
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Sean Kevelighan shares the pivotal role that insurance plays in people’s lives and communities, both before and after a disaster.
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L. Vance Taylor shares the personal story of a shelter that failed to take into account the needs of people with access and functional needs, and how emergency managers can achieve better integrated planning.
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FEMA Region VIII’s Continuity Manager recently led continuity training workshops in Pierre, South Dakota and Bismarck North Dakota.  The South Dakota event was centered around a potential active th

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Michelle Gay relays her personal experience as the parent of a child killed in the Sandy Hook tragedy in 2012 and presents a framework for comprehensive school safety.
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Last updated March 6, 2020