This report examines the United States' level of public health emergency preparedness on a state-by-state basis using 10 priority indicators. Taken together, the indicators are a checklist of priority aspects of states’ readiness for public health emergencies.
Seventeen states place in the top tier of a three-tiered measure of performance on 10 indicators of public health and emergency readiness.
This report presents a culture-based approach to the preparedness goals laid out in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) 2018–2022 Strategic Plan. It lays out four Guiding Principles for building Cultures of Preparedness, followed by practical strategies and examples that demonstrate successful outcomes in real-world settings.
The 7th Annual Crisis & Risk Management Summit will bring together the region’s leading oil and gas companies, director generals of emergency response, ERM experts, hospital authorities, as well as port and airport authorities to discuss the different strategies in order to develop an efficient crisis management plan.
The Iowa Agriculture Department has hired emergency coordinator to oversee state preparations in case of a foreign animal disease.
The purpose of this tool is to help emergency response planners and public health officials identify and map the communities that will most likely need support before, during, and after a hazardous event.
The capability standards serve as a state, local, tribal, and territorial resource to assess, build, and sustain jurisdictional public health agency preparedness and response capacity by further defining the jurisdictional public health agency ESF #8 role while guiding program improvement initiatives to address preparedness and response planning gaps.
This United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) manual provides technical advice and guidelines for each of the livestock interventions most common during emergency response to natural and human-induced disasters.
Researchers introduced a novel mobile sensing protocol where they deploy low-cost mobile sensors consisting of aerial drones and ground-based sensors to gather the local wind data and use the courser model to predict the plume transport.
Federal, state and local agencies came together recently in Albuquerque to host an animal husbandry and biosecurity exercise to prepare responders for a potential emergency incident involving livestock in New Mexico.