A New Take on EM History in the U.S.

Article in Wash. Post on Dec. 4: How the federal government became responsible for disaster relief. The Alaska earthquake that put Washington in charge of natural disasters.

As readers know, the Diva is an emergency management history buff.  This article adds an interesting element to the emergence of the federal government in emergency management, but I think there are many other factors that contributed as well. Reference: Emergency Management; the American Experience, 1900-2010.

 

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