Verifying Law Enforcement Agencies After an Active Shooter Event: A Critical Approach

In the aftermath of an active shooter event, ensuring the safety and trust of those involved is paramount. One of the most critical aspects of response and recovery is the verification of law enforcement agencies by those seeking refuge or assistance. In this blog post, we will explore a methodology that can enhance safety and Read more about Verifying Law Enforcement Agencies After an Active Shooter Event: A Critical Approach[…]

Using Social Media in Emergencies

In our rapidly evolving digital age, social media platforms have become integral to our daily lives. They enable us to connect, share, and stay informed like never before. However, while these platforms offer valuable communication channels, they should not be our sole reliance during emergencies. In this blog post, we will explore the reasons why Read more about Using Social Media in Emergencies[…]

Crisis Training – The best time to learn is not what you think.

Right now you may be thinking of the old phrase “trial by fire.”  You may even concur with the notion that nothing teaches you to fight better than the fight itself.  This train of logic has barrelled down the information track for decades, but science and better yet real results tell us something much different.  The Read more about Crisis Training – The best time to learn is not what you think.[…]

Why transparency should be cloudy when it comes to emergency plans.

For years I have discussed the need to keep certain information close to the vest when it comes to emergency plans and especially in regard to the CSSP.  Now that schools and cities are relying more and more on  electronic communication devices, IoT and other high tech systems, the need to protect emergency operations from Read more about Why transparency should be cloudy when it comes to emergency plans.[…]

Guest Post – California Wildfire Grant Funding

I wanted to pass this information on from our trusted FEMA expert – Jerry Quinn For any of your member clients in the Wildfire declared counties – If they want to pursue FEMA Public Assistance (75% Federal) plus 18.75% State for most of the Counties the above Request for Public Assistance form must be sent Read more about Guest Post – California Wildfire Grant Funding[…]

Financial Disaster Recovery from FEMA with Jerry Quinn

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Recovering from a major disaster event is difficult enough.  Finding out that you don’t have the documentation to recover funds from FEMA doubles the pain.  Join us in this episode of The Risk Control Show as we sit down with the Disaster Badger, Mr. Jerry Quinn of Gerard J. Quinn & Associates and peak behind Read more about Financial Disaster Recovery from FEMA with Jerry Quinn[…]

Emergency Management Leadership – An Interview with Dr. Craig Zachlod

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Much has been written on the topic of success, but do the principles of leadership apply to emergency events when everyone is under such extreme pressures?  Disasters and emergency events may be the ultimate testing grounds for your leadership skills.  Do you have what it takes to be an effective leader? You might be surprised Read more about Emergency Management Leadership – An Interview with Dr. Craig Zachlod[…]