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Emergency Management and Homeland Security

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Emergency Management and Homeland Security

This service is brought to in cooperation with the International Association of Emergency

    Managers (IAEM). If you’re interested in learning more about IAEM, please visit our website

    at: http://www.iaem.com/

    Emergency Management and Homeland Security

    Articles of Interest 2-1-08

    (The articles, reports and additional information contained in this edition were collected from 1-25

    to 2-1)

    “Be careful when you fight the monsters, lest you become one.”

    Friedrich Nietzsche

    U.S. News Reports

Emergency Management and Homeland Security

    Md. Task Forces Hears From Industry on Need for Stronger Structures http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2007/10/04/84022.htm

Risks don't end at state line

    http://www.sptimes.com/2007/04/16/Opinion/Risks_don_t_end_at_st.shtml

Natural catastrophe figures for 2007

    http://finchannel.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3446&Itemid=51

HUD OKs diverting Katrina housing funds

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080125/ap_on_re_us/katrina_housing

Hired in December, island emergency management director resigns to return to Texas (South

    Carolina)

    http://www.islandpacket.com/news/local/story/142274.html

    Collateral Damage: Surveillance Aimed at Terrorists Can Easily Go Awry http://www.cqpolitics.com/wmspage.cfm?docID=hsnews-000002661145

More firefighters, gear, panel asks (California)

    http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-fire26jan26,1,2145351.story

Rejection of fire levy plan urged (California)

    http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-insurance26jan26,1,7027429.story

Missouri Receives High Marks on Emergency Preparedness

    http://www.govtech.com/em/articles/258775

    Orlando airport's efforts fail to prevent gun, drug smuggling (Florida) http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/orange/orl-oiasecurity2808jan28,0,7422012.story

Homeland Security to boost staffing at 'fusion centers'

    http://www.govexec.com/story_page.cfm?articleid=39121&dcn=todaysnews

Cira resigns as FEMA's CIO

    http://www.fcw.com/online/news/151433-1.html

    "Safety Net" Grant Program May Help Disaster Applicants (Washington) http://www.fema.gov/news/newsrelease.fema?id=42366

    Disclaimer: The information included in this document does not necessarily represent the 1 opinions of the editor of this document or IAEM. Steve Detwiler or IAEM do not endorse or

    support any agency, organization, or company that posts or distributes this document.

    This service is brought to in cooperation with the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM). If you’re interested in learning more about IAEM, please visit our website

    at: http://www.iaem.com/

LE fire chief named state coordinator for mutual aid (Texas)

    http://www.littleelmjournal.net/articles/2008/01/28/little_elm_journal/news/a-newsle85.txt

Hawaii health officials preparing for the worst

    http://starbulletin.com/2008/01/27/news/story03.html

TSA tester slips mock bomb past airport security

    http://www.cnn.com/2008/US/01/28/tsa.bombtest/index.html

Coast Guard report faults spill response (California)

    http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-oilspill29jan29,1,1149860.story

GAO to Customs: Improve cargo assessments

    http://www.fcw.com/online/news/151446-1.html?topic=homeland_security

    DHS Designates President's State of the Union Address as National Special Security Event http://www.govtech.com/em/articles/259586

    SF's head of disaster preparedness will resign (San Francisco, California) http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/01/29/BATNUNV9U.DTL

Wanted: New state emergency chief (Rhode Island)

    http://www.projo.com/news/content/ema_posting_01-29-08_MR8PQFD_v44.26c322d.html

    Consulting firm hires emergency director fired by governor (Rhode Island) http://www.eyewitnessnewstv.com/global/story.asp?s=7794596

ASCE and IAEM sign memorandum of cooperation.

    http://news.thomasnet.com/companystory/539188

Survey Shows Most Georgians Aren't Prepared to Survive Emergency

    http://www.myfoxatlanta.com/myfox/pages/News/Detail?contentId=5607197&version=1&locale=EN-US&layoutCode=VSTY&pageId=3.2.1

    Perdue announces disaster preparation plan; Hall ahead of the game (Georgia) http://www.accessnorthga.com/detail.php?n=206288

    Public Alert Systems Partners with Florida Police Chiefs Education & Research Foundation to Offer Web-Based Cell Phone/Email Alert System

    http://www.centredaily.com/business/technology/story/361081.html

Staging the Largest Terrorism-Response Drill in U.S. History

    http://www.wired.com/politics/security/magazine/16-02/ps_homeland

County names director of emergency management (Pennsylvania)

    http://www.mcall.com/news/local/all-b3_3mateff.6250031jan30,0,6950211.story?track=rss

Lt. Gov. Judge appointed to FEMA regional council (Iowa)

    http://www.desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080130/NEWS/80130007

    Louisiana State Judiciary Turns to AtHoc to Provide Centralized Emergency Warning System for Employees

    http://biz.yahoo.com/iw/080130/0354708.html

    Disclaimer: The information included in this document does not necessarily represent the 2 opinions of the editor of this document or IAEM. Steve Detwiler or IAEM do not endorse or

    support any agency, organization, or company that posts or distributes this document.

    This service is brought to in cooperation with the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM). If you’re interested in learning more about IAEM, please visit our website

    at: http://www.iaem.com/

    American Hospital Association Endorses 3n to Assist Hospitals with Emergency Communication Needs

    http://biz.yahoo.com/iw/080130/0353291.html

TEMS gets Homeland Security grant (Ohio)

    http://www.hsconnect.com/news/articles.asp?articleID=21552

    Statewide communications system won't take away Hampshire fire unit's ability to talk with Virginia companies

    http://www.times-news.com/local/local_story_028115312.html

Air Force bases fight to claim Cyber Command

    http://www.fcw.com/online/news/151420-1.html?topic=state_and_local

Trains, bloggers are threats in US drill

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080131/ap_on_go_ca_st_pe/cyber_storm;_ylt=Ariq_kJB2Mancm_pqxv81Nes0NUE

Senate bill would bar certain gun restrictions (Utah)

    http://deseretnews.com/article/1,5143,695247105,00.html

Election bill aimed at big loss scenario (Colorado)

    http://www.rockymountainnews.com/news/2008/jan/28/in-case-of-disaster/

Homeland-security measure still on hold (Arizona)

    http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/0129securityforces0129.html

ODNI releases standards for suspicious-activity reporting

    http://www.fcw.com/online/news/151462-1.html?topic=homeland_security

    Disaster Readiness Webinar for State and Local Government Features Director of Office of Emergency Preparedness for City of New Orleans

    http://www.govtech.com/em/articles/260257

    State and Federal Officials Announce Funding for New Orleans Fire Stations (Louisiana) http://www.fema.gov/news/newsrelease.fema?id=42420

TSA launches airport security blog

    http://www.govexec.com/story_page.cfm?articleid=39169&sid=60

Report: Military not prepared for homeland attack

    http://www.govexec.com/story_page.cfm?articleid=39177&dcn=todaysnews

More Cities to Get Counterterror Money

    http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5jQ0Ao4X0-a32dSRsZ9upSawSrPdgD8UH39J80

Officials spell out N.J.'s need for Homeland Security funds

    http://www.northjersey.com/news/northernnj/13928257.html

Homeland security's evil twin

    http://www.startribune.com/entertainment/books/13949731.html

    Disclaimer: The information included in this document does not necessarily represent the 3 opinions of the editor of this document or IAEM. Steve Detwiler or IAEM do not endorse or

    support any agency, organization, or company that posts or distributes this document.

    This service is brought to in cooperation with the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM). If you’re interested in learning more about IAEM, please visit our website

    at: http://www.iaem.com/

Regional evacuation study under way (Florida)

    http://www.pensacolanewsjournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080127/NEWS01/801270331