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PROACTIVE BLUEPRINT - Emergency Management Planning
 
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Emergency Management System, Crisis Management Plan, Crisis Management Examples, Active Shooting Drills, Active Shooting Training, Active Shooting Simulation. PROACTIVE BLUEPRINT is designed for federal, state, and local officials, school and medical administrators, emergency management teams, company CEOs and many other businesses, to further prepare themselves for many crisis incidents that may occur under their responsibility. PROACTIVE BLUEPRINT will provide crisis management teams with the critical information and imagery they need to rapidly plan during many high risk incidents. A complete 360 degree virtual tour of any building used for crisis management planning during many high risk incidents. PROACTIVE BLUEPRINT also includes updated overhead imagery used to quickly coordinate responding departments.
The Essential Emergency Manager
 
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One of our greatest challenges as emergency managers is proving our value to elected officials, the tax paying public and even to each other. When we get that quizzical look from the budget people and the pointed question from public leaders, "What does the office of emergency management do. . . exactly?" we are abysmally bad at responding effectively. The complication is that emergency management is like insurance with an associated daily cost that no one wants to pay up front but whose value becomes apparent only when really bad things happen. Worse yet, because our primary mission is to enable effective action by OTHERS, it's precisely when we are doing our jobs well that we are almost invisible! This short graphic video is the NY-NJ-CT-PA Regional Catastrophic Planning Team's shot at explaining what we do and how we do it.
Professional Management Tips : What Should an Emergency Response Plan Include?
 
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An emergency response plan for a business should include accounting for all employees during an emergency, coming up with an escape route and finding a temporary place to resume business. Develop an emergency response plan with information from a business consultant in this free video on business management. Expert: Joe Dunlop Bio: Joe Dunlop is a business consultant and an adjunct professor at Steven Henegars College in Salt Lake City, Utah. Filmmaker: Michael Burton
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Create a Custom Emergency Preparedness Plan at GETaCOPP.com
 
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Noah's Ark Customized Emergency Preparedness Plan, GETaCOPP.com, featured on PR Video, http://www.PRVideo.com Transcript: If you had to evacuate your home or workplace quickly, would you know what to do—what to bring, where to go, how to pick up your kids from their school or daycare? Now, hopefully that will never happen, but the last thing you want to be doing in an emergency situation is scrambling to find the answers to all these questions. Just like the fire drills we used to do in school, having a plan of action in place before an emergency strikes can lower stress and save lives. Now, it's simple to get "on board" this modern web-based ark with a free customized online preparedness plan—or COPP—from Noah's Ark and Company. Go to www dot get a copp dot com, and they'll walk you through the steps to creating a comprehensive emergency preparedness plan that's backed up 24/7 online, completely secure and accessible from anywhere you go. Simply gather your important information, such as out-of-area contacts, insurance numbers, and medical prescriptions, and enter it into your emergency preparedness profile. You can build your COPP a little bit at a time, and update it as more information becomes available, so it doesn't have to be an overwhelming task. Then, send a copy to your trusted designated emergency contacts, so they can take care of things for you, just in case you can't. For instance, it's crucial that they know if you are insulin dependent, or if your daughter is allergic to peanuts, and that they have contact information for your grown children, or for your son's father. Nobody thinks a disaster will strike them, until it does. Make sure you and your loved ones are prepared. Go to www.GETaCOPP.com to create your own free emergency preparedness plan today. Tags: "emergency preparedness plan" "emergency preparedness plans" "disaster preparedness" "disaster planning" "disaster preparedness plan" "natural disaster planning" "disaster management plan" "disaster plan template" "emergency disaster planning" COPP GETACOPP "risk mitigation" "emergency responding" NOAA GEMA FEMA "Emergency Essentials"
Views: 16996 PRVideoDotCom
Building and Office Evacuation Training Video - Safetycare Workplace Fire Safety
 
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There are many reasons why a building, or a group of buildings may need to be evacuated including: • Fires • Chemical Spills • Toxic or Explosive Gas Releases, • Explosions • Violent Behaviour, and • Bomb Threats. The larger the building, the more organisation is required to ensure everyone is evacuated effectively and as safely as possible. But regardless of the size or type of building or buildings, or number of employees, every organisation should have a tried and tested evacuation plan. This program covers: • The Evacuation Plan • The Evacuation Team • The Chief Warden • Your Responsibility • Training and Practice Every Building must have a tried and tested evacuation plan, and everyone must be familiar with it, and know their role.
Views: 293939 Safetycare
Disaster Preparedness | Film School Shorts
 
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Hit that SUBSCRIBE button! http://www.bit.ly/FSSYouTube Watch more 'Season 3' films here: http://bit.ly/213yvYt A hurricane is heading for Becca and Rose’s Manhattan apartment. Disaster Preparedness: Becca spent her day reading about disaster preparedness, fretting over flashlights and buying emergency provisions. Rose prepared for the superstorm by stocking up on wine and getting a tattoo. Becca accepts and expects Rose’s free spirited ways, but when she learns that Rose has been accepted to grad school in California, she realizes that there could be a different kind of disaster on the horizon. A film by Melissa Finell. Principal cast: Amy Vorpahl and Breeda Wool. Visit our Website: http://www.kqed.org/fss Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FilmSchoolShorts Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/FilmSchoolShort Film School Shorts is made possible by a grant from Maurice Kanbar, celebrating the vitality and power of the moving image, and by the members of KQED. Film School Shorts is a production of KQED.
Views: 38213 Film School Shorts
Emergency Planning and Public-Private Partnerships in New York City
 
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Edward Skyler is the Deputy Mayor for Administration. In this capacity, Skyler assists the Mayor in managing the Police Department, Fire Department, Office of Emergency Management, Office of Management and Budget, Office of Labor Relations, and the Law Department. In addition, Skyler directly oversees the Department of Sanitation, Department of Citywide Administrative Services, Office of Contract Services, the Criminal Justice Coordinator, Office of Midtown Enforcement, Business Integrity Commission, Pensions, Public Finance and Communications. Prior to his appointment as Deputy Mayor, Skyler served as the Mayor's Communications Director and Press Secretary and has worked in the Bloomberg Administration since its inception in January 2002. Previously, Skyler worked at the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation from 1995 to 1999, where he served as Deputy Chief of Staff and as the Public Information Director. He then was appointed a Deputy Press Secretary to Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani. In 2000, he left the Mayor's Office to work in the Corporate Communications group of Bloomberg LP and, in 2001, he joined Bloomberg for Mayor as the campaign's Press Secretary. Skyler served in that position through the transition during which time he was appointed Press Secretary to the incoming Mayor. Skyler, a member of the New York State Bar, is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the Fordham University School of Law. 6th Annual M. Moran Weston II Distinguished Lecture in Public Policy (Feb 21, 2007 at Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs)
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Crisis Planning- Emergency Department
 
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These vignettes demonstrate an evidence-informed approach to engaging youth and families in crisis planning that is person- and family-centred. This intervention has been developed as part of the Peel Service Collaborative. For more information go to www.servicecollaboratives.ca
Views: 2410 Portico Network
Disaster planning: Cascadia rising
 
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KING 5's Glenn Farley is at Camp Murray, where Washington has been planning for the worst-case scenario for years.
Views: 2253 KING 5
Emergency Planning - V0002269EO
 
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Existing OSHA, SARA Title III, and numerous state regulations call for all facilities to meet a number of Emergency Preparedness/Crisis Management requirements. These include: That every facility have an Emergency Plan that spells out what is to be done in case of an emergency. That this plan, as well as other important information, be shared with the local Emergency Planning Committee and emergency response groups such as the police, fire department and others. MARCOM's training products on Emergency Planning assist facilities in complying with these regulations and help them prepare for potential emergency situations. Topics covered in these products include: * The emergency planning process. * The threat of terrorism. * Your role in emergency planning. * Emergency action drills… the process. * Emergency action drills… playing your part. * and more.
Views: 202 nrscsafetyvideos
Emergency Management Theory
 
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Works Cited: Emergency Management Definition, Vision, Mission, Principles. (n.d.). Retrieved March 20, 2018, from https://training.fema.gov/hiedu/docs/emprinciples/0907_176 em principles12x18v2f johnson (w-o draft).pdf National Response Framework. (2013). Retrieved March 20, 2018, from https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1914-25045-1246/final_national_response_framework_20130501.pdf Plan and Prepare for Disasters. (2017, September 15). Retrieved March 21, 2018, from https://www.dhs.gov/topic/plan-and-prepare-disasters Schneider, S. K. (2011). Dealing with Disaster: Public Management in Crisis Situatioms (2nd Ed.). New York, NY: Routledge. What is disaster recovery? definition and meaning. (n.d.). Retrieved March 21, 2018, from http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/disaster-recovery.html What is Mitigation? (n.d.). Retrieved March 21, 2018, from https://www.fema.gov/what- mitigation
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Emergency Preparedness for Kids at Staten Island Community TV
 
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Omar Bourn and Katelyn James from the NYC Office of the Emergency Management discuss Ready New York Kids Program. Outreach to students from pre-school to college students with presentations, booklets including a demonstration on how to pack supplies in an emergency go bag for kids. Recorded at Staten Island Community Television July 2015. Produced and Directed by Rosemarie Furno. For further info contact kjames@oem.nyc.gov or NYC.GOV/EMERGENCYMANAGEMENT
MPA-Emergency & Disaster Management
 
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The MPA program in Emergency and Disaster Management at Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY) is pleased to welcome Joseph F. Bruno, Commissioner of the New York City Office of Emergency Management (NYC OEM), as the keynote speaker for our first annual Emergency Management and Homeland Security Symposium
Reevaluating School Safety Procedures
 
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CBS2’s Christine Sloan reports.
Views: 102 CBS New York
Emergency Response Trailers Deployed
 
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A fleet of 24 fully equipped Emergency Response Trailers are being deployed across New York’s crude oil transportation corridor. The state-of-the-art trailers will be stationed at key locations and strengthen New York's response to crude oil transportation incidents in support of the state’s recently developed Geographic Response Plans.
Views: 898 NYSDEC
Ready New York: What's Your Plan? — Hindsight is 20/20 (English)
 
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NYC Emergency Management, NYC Media, and Next Millennium Productions have developed two new videos that highlight the importance of having an emergency plan. Learn more about developing your own plan at NYC.gov/emergencymanagement. To view with audio descriptions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFdxu-Le21g
School Safety and Emergency Preparedness
 
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Prepared Response, Inc. is a leading innovator of emergency preparedness and crisis management solutions in the nation. For over a decade, Prepared Response has provided secure cloud based technology and professional services that have been proven to save lives and mitigate property damage.
Views: 380 Prepared Response
Emergency Response On The Road
 
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CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
Views: 584 CBS New York
New Disaster Preparedness Rule
 
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS) posted its final rule in September entitled “Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers”. The rule is set to go into effect on November 16, 2016, with health care providers and suppliers affected by this rule required to comply and implement all regulations one year after the effective date, on November 16, 2017, according to the CMS. This rule will affect 72,315 American health care providers and suppliers – from hospitals and nursing homes and other long-term care facilities to home healthcare and hospice to dialysis facilities and care homes for those with intellectual disabilities. The goal of the rule, according to the CMS, is to prevent severe breakdown in patient care that has followed past disasters, including Hurricane Katrina and Super Storm Sandy, and most recently the flooding in Louisiana. The rule is also designed to strengthen the ability to provide services during other types of emergencies, such as pandemics and terrorist attacks. The rule is unusual in that it has provisions for 17 different provider types, among them those that patients rely on to live at home, like outpatient surgery sites, physical therapy offices and home health care agencies. The rule “will make it more likely that facilities will be able to stay open and able to care for patients, and if they need to close or stop work temporarily, get back up and able to care for patients quickly,” said Dr. Nicole Lurie, the assistant secretary for preparedness and response at the Department of Health and Human Services. ”The need for patient care doesn’t stop because streets are flooded or trees are down. In fact disasters often increase the need for health care services.” Although the majority of organizations have had to adhere to at least some emergency preparedness requirements for accreditation, others were not subject to any, including hundreds of residential psychiatric facilities, nearly 200 community mental health centers, dozens of organ procurement organizations and nearly 4,000 outpatient hospices, which treat patients with limited life expectancies. “It’s going to have a big impact on these facilities,” said Emily Lord, the executive director of Healthcare Ready, a nonprofit focused on preparedness that provided feedback to the government on the implications of the rule,” in an article in the New York Times. Some feel the requirements under the new rule will be difficult for smaller facilities. Barbara B. Citarella, president of health care consulting group RBC Limited, was cited in the Times article as saying: ‘My concern is that compliance for some providers, especially home care and hospice, will be financially impossible.” The new as it relates to Medicare and Medicaid participating providers and suppliers specifically requires the following: 1. Emergency plan: Based on a risk assessment, develop an emergency plan using an all-hazards approach focusing on capacities and capabilities critical to preparedness for a full spectrum of emergencies or disasters specific to the location of a provider or supplier. 2. Policies and procedures: Develop and implement policies and procedures based on the plan and risk assessment. 3. Communication plan: Develop and maintain a communication plan that complies with both federal and state law. Patient care must be well coordinated within the facility, across health care providers, and with state and local public health departments and emergency systems. 4. Training and testing program: Develop and maintain training and testing programs, including initial and annual training, and conduct drills and exercises or participate in an actual incident that tests the plan. These standards, according to the CMS, are adjusted to reflect the characteristics of each type of provider and supplier. For example: outpatient providers and suppliers such as ambulatory surgical centers and end-stage renal disease facilities will not be required to have policies and procedures for provision of subsistence needs. Hospitals, critical access hospitals, and long-term care facilities will be required to install and maintain emergency and standby power systems based on their emergency plan. Caitlin Morgan specializes in insuring long-term care facilities, including nursing homes and assisted living facilities and home health care agencies. We can help you put together a robust insurance solution for these providers as well as assist in developing business continuity programs that include disaster planning. This is particularly critical in light of the new CMS rule that will affect Medicare and Medicaid participating providers. For more information about our products and services, please contact us at 877.226.1027. http://www.caitlin-morgan.com/new-disaster-preparedness-rule-affects-nursing-homes-home-healthcare/
Views: 1237 Caitlin Morgan Ins
Ready New York: Special Needs
 
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Emergencies can present additional challenges for people with special needs. Remember to account for everybody's needs in your emergency plan, especially seniors, people with disabilities, children, and non-English speakers.
The 7 Deadly Sins of Emergency Management
 
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I varje kris utmanas människa och system att möta nya utmaningar och utstå nya prövningar. För även om krisen vid första anblicken kan te sig vara den andra lik är bakomliggande faktorer såsom robustheten i systemen, kunskapen hos de ansvariga och förmågan hos de som utför hanteringen ofta mycket olika. Gemensamt är dock att samhället av varje kris kan ta med sig lärdom och erfarenhet för att när nästa prövning kommer vara lite bättre förberedd. I USA är myndigheten Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) ansvarig för den nationella krishanteringen. Under 2009-2017 var Craig Fugate myndighetschef och ledde bara under 2011 den nationella krishanteringen vid över 80 nationella kriser och 2012 under orkanen Sandy som drabbade över 20 stater och bland annat gjorde New York översvämmat och strömlöst. Vilka kriser har format det amerikanska krishanteringssystemet och hur anpassas systemet i takt med att samhället och krisens karaktär förändras? Vilka är de viktigaste erfarenheterna från hundratals nationella kriser? Medverkande: Craig Fugate, former Administrator FEMA talar på engelska.
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The City's Preparation for and Emergency Response to Major Natural Disasters
 
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Andrew Boyarsky, Project Director, NYC Coastal Storm Plan Training Project, School of Professional Studies, CUNY Brian Hartig, Deputy Director at NYC Department of Homeless Services and Citywide Lead for Emergency Sheltering for the City's Coastal Storm Plan Dr. Michael Kress, Vice-President for Information Technology and Economic Development, College of Staten Island, CUNY and Executive Director, CUNY Interdisciplinary High Performance Computer Center Laura Popa, Deputy Legislative Director and the Counsel to the Legislative Divisions at the New York City Council Donald A. Winters, Asst. University Director of Public Safety, CUNY and Liaison to the Unified Operations Resource Center Steering Committee, NYC Coastal Storm Plan Dr. Stephen Brier, Moderator, Professor of Urban Education and Special Asst. to the President for Legislative Affairs, the Graduate Center, CUNY
Ready New York: Disaster Plan
 
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Develop and practice a disaster plan with your household to prepare for what to do, how to find each other, and how to communicate during an emergency.
That's So New York- Emergency Preparedness for Kids
 
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NYC TV's "That's So New York" teams up with OEM's Ready New York program to teach kids how to prepare for emergencies in New York City.
Voices of Emergency Management: Gregory T. Brunelle
 
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Gregory T. Brunelle is deputy director for preparedness for the New York State Emergency Management Office. Brunelle previously served as the director of the Jefferson County, N.Y., Office of Fire and Emergency Management. In his current position, he coordinates New York's all-hazard planning, training and exercise programs. Brunelle also serves to coordinate interagency efforts with the New York State Office of Homeland Security. Audio by Chuck Frank/Photos by Joshua Wilwohl/Copyright 2010, The Klaxon
Views: 751 TheKlaxonEM
Evaluating the Emergency Preparedness of a College
 
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This video is intended to help you get an idea for the level of preparedness at your current or perspective college. Never be afraid to ask questions if something does not seem right to you. Links: Department of Education School Data - https://ope.ed.gov/campussafety/#/institution/search Department of Education Clery / Program Reviews - https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/about/data-center/school/program-reviews DOE Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting - https://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/safety/handbook.pdf New York State Fire Laws - https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/EDN/807 FCC License Search - http://wireless2.fcc.gov/UlsApp/UlsSearch/searchLicense.jsp US Scanner Laws by State - http://www.fireline.org/scanlaws/scanner5.html
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How Positive School Climate Can Enhance School Safety Webinar
 
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Presenters: David Esquith, Director, Office of Safe and Healthy Students (OSHS), U.S. Department of Education (ED); and Dr. David Osher, Vice President and Institute Fellow, Health and Social Development Program, American Institutes for Research (AIR) Date: September 26, 2013 Duration: 59 minutes On Thursday September 26, 2013 ED's OSHS and the REMS TA Center hosted a webinar that provided an in-depth review of the "A Closer Look" section of the Obama Administration's recently released Guide for Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operations Plans and Guide for Developing High-Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Institutions of Higher Education. These new Guides, developed by ED in collaboration with the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security (DHS), led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); Justice (DOJ), led by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); and Health and Human Services (HHS), represent the culmination of years of work by the Federal government. The webinar was presented by David Esquith, Director of OSHS. Mr. Esquith served in ED's Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services for 23 years prior to coming to OSHS and brings a wealth of program and management experience having worked with formula and discretionary grant programs in the Office of Special Education Programs, the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), and the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR). His co-presenter was Dr. David Osher, whose work at AIR focuses on school improvement and educational equity, interagency and cross-stakeholder collaboration, children's services, mental health, prevention, performance measurement and improvement, social emotional learning, cultural competence, and the conditions for learning and healthy development. He currently serves as Principal Investigator of four major research and technical assistance centers funded by the U. S. government: The National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Violence Prevention, The Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health; The National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth who are Neglected, Delinquent, or At Risk; and the National Center for Safe and Supportive Schools. This webinar provided participants with an overview on how a positive school climate can help schools and communities prevent emergencies and enhance school safety. It also provided information on effective strategies for creating positive conditions for learning to achieve academically and behaviorally important outcomes for all students. This 59-minute webinar session included a live PowerPoint presentation, as well as a Question and Answer session following the presentation.
Views: 550 REMSTACenter
Active Shooter Situations at Schools and IHEs Webinar
 
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Presenters: Katherine Schweit, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); and Calvin Hodnett, U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Date: August 15, 2013 Duration: 1 hour On Thursday, August 15, 2013, the U.S. Department of Education's (ED) Office of Safe and Healthy Students (OSHS) and its REMS TA Center hosted the second webinar in a series designed to provide an in-depth review of the "A Closer Look" section of the Obama Administration's recently released Guide for Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operations Plans and Guide for Developing High-Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Institutions of Higher Education. The new Guides, developed by ED in collaboration with the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security (DHS), led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); DOJ, led by FBI; and Health and Human Services (HHS), represent the culmination of years of work by the Federal government. This 60-minute webinar provided information designed to enhance the development and implementation of Emergency Operations Plans (EOPs) for schools and institutions of higher education (IHEs) in active shooter situations. The webinar emphasized the unique challenges involved in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from a shooting incident at a school or an IHE. Ms. Katherine Schweit, a Supervisory Special Agent for the FBI and former state prosecutor, co-presented the session. Ms. Schweit was a part of the White House working group that authored the Guides and currently coordinates active shooter initiatives for the FBI. The second presenter, Mr. Calvin Hodnett, is a Senior Management Analyst for the DOJ's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS). Mr. Hodnett was also a part of the working group that developed the Guides. He has extensive special project experience and is currently responsible for developing training materials and for providing technical assistance to support school-based law enforcement nationwide. Prior to joining COPS, Mr. Hodnett held positions within the Departments of Public Safety at the State University of New York and at Northeastern University. The webinar provided an overview of: ◾ the key principles for developing a comprehensive active shooter annex for a school or IHE; ◾ the planning process for developing, implementing, and refining these EOPs; and ◾ the form, function, and content of a school or higher ed EOP.
Views: 1010 REMSTACenter
Disaster Planning: Preparing for the Unexpected
 
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Few can forget the vivid images of water flooding the streets of New York City after last October's super storm. Despite routinely going through planning drills, nothing can prepare a hospital for a disaster of that magnitude. In this exclusive interview, Alan Aviles, president and CEO of New York City Health and Hospitals Corp., talks about being prepared for the unexpected.
Views: 184 AHA, Health Forum
"Seat of Your Pants" PSA (30 seconds)
 
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A 30-second public service announcement brought to you by the New York City Office of Emergency Management and Ad Council. Winging it is not an emergency plan. Talk to your kids about who to call, where to meet, what to pack. Search "Ready Kids" at NYC.gov or call 311.
Emergency Response at LIM College
 
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LIM College takes your safety seriously. This video outlines some of our Emergency Response procedures.
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TCIP #019 - Emergency Management as a Field Rather Than a Profession With Dr. Thomas D. Phelan
 
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This Podcast originally appeared on Melissa Agnes's blog: http://melissaagnes.com/tcip-019-emergency-management-as-a-field-with-dr-thomas-d-phelan/ Welcome to episode #019 of The Crisis Intelligence Podcast, with Melissa Agnes and Dr. Thomas D. Phelan. Should emergency management be defined as a field or a profession? This is an age-old question, and one that Dr. Thomas D. Phelan and I discuss in this week's episode of The Crisis Intelligence Podcast. While discussing this issue, we explore how theory and practice can be combined within the classroom to provide students with the best skill-set possible as emergency managers - including those with zero tactical experience. We also explore the emergence of new technology for emergency management and how it is presenting a drastic change and challenges - as well as great opportunities - within this field. In fact, today so much of what is available to emergency managers to help them better do their job is digital. From mapping, to communicating, tracing developments of epidemics, reverse 911 - you name it. On the other hand, how can emergency managers combat information overload? Within this podcast, Dr. Tom and I also explore how cities, such as the city of New York, is taking on new practices within the school system to teach emergency preparedness to students - and their strategic plan for taking that education to the parents, in different languages. This episode of The Crisis Intelligence Podcast discusses: -The skill-set, specialties and disciplines needed to make emergency management as strong a field as possible. -The emergency manager's role in educating the public before, during and after a crisis or emergency situation. -The significant changes - and challenges - currently taking shape in emergency management. -Content analysis systems: What they are and how they benefit emergency managers. -Literacy levels and language barriers in emergency management. -How those interested can begin to take steps to enter into the field of emergency management. It's an informative listen and I welcome your feedback. How do you feel about emergency management as a field vs. a profession? How have you and your team been tackling these ever-evolving digital realities - both the risks and the opportunities that they present? Share your thoughts, comments and feedback in the comments section below or via email at magnes@agnesday.com Get connected! Have questions, comments or suggestions? Email Melissa: melissa@melissaagnes.com Subscribe and leave us a review on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/crisis-intelligence-podcast/id887185077 Subscribe and leave us a review on Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/the-crisis-intelligence-podcast Subscribe via email: http://melissaagnes.com/podcast/#subscribe-form Visit Melissa's blog: http://melissaagnes.com/blog/ Learn more about Melissa Agnes: http://melissaagnes.com/about-melissa-agnes/ Follow Melissa on Twitter @melissa_agnes: https://twitter.com/melissa_agnes Connect with Melissa on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/melissaagnes Learn more about Agnes + Day, The Crisis Intelligence Firm: http://agnesday.com/ Learn more about Dr. Tom and connect with him on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drtomphelan Email Dr. Tom directly at phelandrtom@gmail.com Thanks to Dr. Tom for taking the time to have this insightful discussion with me!
Views: 98 Melissa Agnes
FEMA's Mobile Emergency Response Support Vehicle
 
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A FEMA staff member describes how the MERS truck is an essential tool for the response mission in the aftermath of the devastating wildfires that continue to burn across the state of California. MERS mission is to provide mobile telecommunications, operations support, power generation, and life support required for the on-site management of disaster response activities.
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Voices of Emergency Management: Ben Lockspeiser
 
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Ben Lockspeiser, of Valley Stream, N.Y., is a former volunteer firefighter, American Red Cross volunteer and New York State Emergency Management Office intern. He now is a United Nations intern who's charged with writing the emergency action plan for its headquarters. During his time at the UN, the Haiti earthquake struck and changed Lockspeiser's responsibilities to running logistical needs for the United Nations' development buildings in Haiti. Photos by Joshua Wilwohl/Audio by Chuck Frank/Copyright 2010, The Klaxon, www.theklaxon.com.
Views: 394 TheKlaxonEM
How Law Enforcement Can Position itself as the Source of Trust and Credibility in a Crisis
 
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In a crisis or an emergency, how can law enforcement plan to get ahead of the story, before the story is already ahead of them? How can they position themselves as the voice of trust, credibility and leadership throughout the management of a high-profile crisis? At the 2015 WINx Conference in Chicago, Melissa Agnes discussed this very topic and provided strategies, tips and the right mindset needed for law enforcement to achieve effective crisis communication with their communities in a fast-paced crisis. Watch this 18 minute video and discover some of the answers to these difficult crisis management challenges. ABOUT MELISSA: Website: http://melissaagnes.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/melissa_agnes Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/melissaagnes/ LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/melissaagnes ABOUT WINx: If you're in law enforcement, please check out WINx. WINx is a yearly event dedicated to inspiring positive change and growth within the law enforcement profession. It's run by leaders within law enforcement who are doing exceptional work. Their next even will be coming up, so be sure to check it out! http://www.experiencewinx.com/
Views: 1187 Melissa Agnes
Emergency Educational Action Plan News Conference - Hakeem Jeffries
 
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On September 16, 2010, a coalition of parent & community groups issued an "Emergency Educational Action Plan" to address the 2010 test score crisis in NYC public schools.
"Don't Wait. Communicate." PSA (15 seconds)
 
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A 15-Second Broadcast Public Service Announcement brought to you by the New York City Emergency Management and the Ad Council on the importance of creating a family emergency communication plan. Visit NYC.gov/readyny or call 311.
How the Las Vegas Gunman Planned a Massacre, in 7 Days of Video | NYT - Visual Investigations
 
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Using exclusive surveillance footage obtained from MGM Resorts, we pieced together the last days of Stephen Paddock, the Las Vegas gunman. He plays video poker, laughs with hotel staff and hauls bag after bag of weapons into his suite. More from The New York Times Video: Subscribe: http://bit.ly/U8Ys7n Watch all of our videos here: http://nytimes.com/video Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nytvideo Twitter: https://twitter.com/nytvideo ---------- Whether it's reporting on conflicts abroad and political divisions at home, or covering the latest style trends and scientific developments, New York Times video journalists provide a revealing and unforgettable view of the world. It's all the news that's fit to watch.
Views: 9850373 The New York Times
Many Americans do not have an emergency plan or kit
 
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The devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey reminds people of the need of making an emergency plan for their family.
Disaster Planning for IT Services: Flood, Fire, Earthquake and Famine
 
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From the 2002 CALI Conference for Law School Computing IT and Library personnel need to review their physical surroundings, equipment and procedures to determine what would happen in case of a flood (or other water-based disaster). What would happen to your servers and workstations in the event of an earthquake? In case of a fire, what will the sprinkler system do to your equipment? If you administer a computer lab, can your staff evacuate people in a disaster, or even provide medical treatment afterward? This session will be geared towards IT types who are in charge of the technology infrastructure of the law school, administrators who control funding, and anyone who works with or near a computer. Natural or man-made disaster can affect all aspects of law school operations. Earthquakes are uppermost in the mind of Californian's disaster planning, but earthquakes can happen in Seattle, upstate New York or even Memphis. What simple and not-so-simple steps can law schools take to reduce damage to IT equipment (and personnel) in the event of disaster. Loyola Law School is in the midst of reviewing all disaster procedures and has begun training law school personnel in the handling of disaster situations. This procedure has prompted a review of IT equipment location in view of preserving the equipment during a disaster and preventing the equipment from actually causing harm. Flooding at the University of Houston Law Library destroyed servers, hubs and switches in addition to workstations. What steps have they taken to prevent a reoccurrence. David Burch Computer Services Librarian Rains Library, Loyola Law School Gary R. Hartman Associate Dean for Information Technology University of Houston Law Center Patrick Meyer Electronic Resources Librarian Rains Library, Loyola Law School
Views: 252 caliorg
North Korea tensions have Hawaii lawmakers revisiting emergency attack plans
 
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As tensions with North Korea mount, Hawaii lawmakers anxiously are dusting off the state’s emergency plans in preparation for the possibility – however remote – of an attack on the islands. Should North Korea initiate an attack, the state would have just 20 minutes to prepare, said Toby Clairmont, executive officer of the department’s Hawaii Emergency Management Agency. http://marygreeley.com/?p=51811
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6pm: Bay Village to discuss emergency plan after Superstorm Sandy
 
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Bay Village to discuss emergency plan after Superstorm Sandy
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Civil Defense Emergency Preparedness at Marshall Space Flight Center
 
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National Archives Identifier: 60949 Local Identifier: 311.11 Title: Civil Defense Emergency Preparedness at Marshall Space Flight Center Catalog: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/60949 Series: Moving Images Relating to Emergency Management Record Group 311: Records of the Federal Emergency Management Agency Scope and Content: This film highlights civil defense preparedness at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. It covers the effects of a nuclear explosion and outlines what to expect and the steps to be taken in case of such an event. Contact(s): National Archives at College Park - Motion Pictures (RDSM) National Archives at College Park 8601 Adelphi Road College Park, MD 20740-6001 Phone: 301-837-3540 Email: mopix@nara.gov
Georgetown Launches New Emergency and Disaster Management Degree
 
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Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies recently celebrated the launch of its new regionally focused executive master’s degree in emergency and disaster management with a symposium. The keynote address at the beginning of the event was given by His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry in Qatar. It was followed by a panel discussion with industry experts John Galt (Qatar Shell), Dominic Genetti (ExxonMobil Qatar), Khalid Al Hashmi, (Ministry of Transportation and Communication in Qatar), and Dr. Tim Frazier (Georgetown University).
School Safety Partners presents: The First 30 Seconds
 
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School Safety Partners introduces "Safe Topics: The First 30 Seconds," an advanced rapid response training and evaluation system to prepare all school employees to make life-and-death decisions in the first moments of any school crisis. The multimedia learning system -- complete with trainer guides, evaluation tools, video scenarios, and workbooks for over 30 crisis scenarios -- is available to schools, first responders, and community stakeholders as part of "hands on" live trainings, facilitated by Visionbox Learning. Developed by world-renowned school safety expert Michael Dorn, "Safe Topics: The First 30 Seconds" is built on effective concepts that have been used in training law enforcement, fire service, emergency medical personnel, pilots and military personnel for many years. For the first time, these training concepts have been adapted for handling school crises, during which a delay of even five or ten seconds can result in mass casualties. Presented in 2011 to lawmakers and school safety directors at the Colorado State Capitol, the techniques used in "The First 30 Seconds" on audience members made clear that responding to school incidents requires a level of training that goes beyond drafting safety plans. Simulations conducted at schools around the nation revealed that most school employees unfamiliar with specialized training in rapid response miss at least one critical action step per scenario, such as initiating an evacuation, calling the main office, or dialing 911. For example, more than 70% of school employees participating in simulations failed to implement a lockdown for an aggressor with a weapon such as a knife, crow bar or hammer. According to Dorn, attacks with weapons other than firearms are far more common and can be just as deadly, and schools cannot afford to overlook any gap in preparedness. The video scenarios for "The First 30 Seconds" allow school employees to practice making life-and-death decisions in ways not possible with other types of drills and exercises. Using the Visionbox Learning version of the program, which includes exclusive guidance on interoperable communications with first responders, schools can practice for a wider array of situations in a shorter period of time, and quickly build what Dorn calls a "decision-making knowledge base." About Michael Dorn Michael Dorn is one of the top school safety experts in the world and is a popular writer, speaker, and media commentator on prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery strategies for K-12 and Higher Ed. At the national level, Dorn is called upon by states to train school districts and turn around persistently dangerous schools. Dorn serves as Executive Director for Safe Havens International, a global non-profit school safety center. He has authored and co-authored 25 books on school safety. His work has taken him throughout the United States, and to Central America, Canada, Europe, South Africa, Asia and the Middle East. A former Chief of Police for the Bibb County, Georgia School System and School Safety Specialist for the Georgia Emergency Management Agency, Office of the Governor, Dorn has been a full-time school safety practitioner for nearly forty years. Dorn is regularly interviewed by major media organizations including NPR, 20/20, CNN, Good Morning America, ABC, NBC, CBS, Time Magazine, The New York Times, The Times of London, Univision and Tokyo Broadcasting. About School Safety Partners School Safety Partners is the largest online resource promoting partnerships, funding, grants, and pilot programs for school safety planning, technology, training, drills, exercises, and evaluations. School Safety Partners is dedicated to creating long-term funding partnerships to support school safety best practices. We are both a community of interest and a facilitator of joint research projects, reaching out to the general public as well as stakeholders in the public, private, non-profit, and academic sectors. Our purpose is to create a space for stakeholders where true partnering can occur in order to make school safety sustainable beyond Federal funding. Since our start in January, 2008, our projects have addressed the legislative, training, compliance, funding, and public awareness sides of school safety. This year, we were awarded a major grant from the Panasonic 3D Innovation Center in support of our efforts to produce and distribute immersive simulation-based school safety training systems. We are working with Safe Havens International to distribute "The First 30 Seconds" and expand the program to include modules on crisis communications. These modules are designed to teach school safety teams what to say in the first 30 seconds, the first 5 minutes, and the first half-hour of a school emergency. Please visit us at http://www.SchoolSafetyPartners.org.
Transformative Emergency Network ( Pre-emptive flood crisis defense/management strategy )
 
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In near future, extreme hurricanes will cause massive destruction along New York's waterfront, destabilizing socio-economic layers of the city. According to New York City's Office of Emergency Management, Category 2 Hurricane will inflict four billion dollars worth of damages along vulnerable waterfront area. While the city has commendable disaster warning and post disaster measure, it would be more cost effective in preventing/mitigating the physical destruction beforehand, instead massive reconstruction. Political negotiations and dialogues are critical to materializing the plan, since this will involve intricate city, state, and national level entities with conflicting interests. Unlike elaborate post disaster planning, the city lacks a pre-emptive plan to prevent destruction. We propose incremental flood mitigation and redevelopment strategies transforming existing infrastructure networks into heterotopic enclaves. Along New York's waterfront, there are great development pressure, seeking to replace the antiquated industrial area or low density residential area. For private interest, this next generation hybrid infrastructure strategy will provide massive site of opportunity that will provide more integrated approach to the existing site. Integration of flood protection/proof measure to the building module is a key element. We will pursue further research on prefabricated housing and manufacturing module. GSAPP Water Studio, 2007, Columbia University Team TEN : Hosung Chun, Hoonsuk Lee, Jugal Mistri, Manuel Mansylla
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Ready New York Video
 
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OEM's Ready New York emergency preparedness video, featuring former MTV host and CERT volunteer, Karen Duffy, shows New Yorkers how to be prepared for emergencies.