Tag Archives: All Hazards

FEMA’s 2014 National Preparedness Report

The 2014 National Preparedness Report from the Federal Emergency Management Agency marks the third in the series. Required annually by Presidential Policy Directive 8: National Preparedness, the National Preparedness Report summarizes progress in building, sustaining,…

The Social Vulnerability Index

Every community must prepare for and respond to hazardous events, whether a natural disaster like a tornado or disease outbreak, or a human‐made event like a harmful chemical spill. A number of factors, including poverty,…