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Claire B. Rubin has 39 years of experience as a researcher, consultant, and educator in the fields of emergency management and homeland security.
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Category Archives: Agencies and Actions
A 17-page summary of federal programs, done by the Congressional Research Service: Federal Disaster Assistance Response and Recovery Programs: Brief Summaries
From the Conversation website: In planned EPA cuts, US to lose vital connection to at-risk communities. The Trump budget calls for slashing the EPA budget by an estimated 31 percent. Staff would be reduced by 25 percent and 50 programs … Continue reading
EPA Knows How o Avoid Future City Water Crises. It’s unclear where the next administration will lead the agency tasked with keeping America’s water safe.
Details from FEMA: Today, FEMA and its partners released the updated National Planning Frameworks for each mission area: Prevention, Protection, Mitigation, Response, and Recovery. The National Planning Frameworks, which are part of the National Preparedness System, set the strategy and … Continue reading
Hot off the presses, this report on Disaster Recovery from the GAO. As the Diva noted a few days ago, the Frontline TV Show featured the huge problems with recovery and with the National Flood Insurance Program after Hurricane Sandy. … Continue reading
From a local paper in NJ: FEMA agrees to major changes, Sandy victims may benefit. Interesting account of citizen pressure on FEMA to fix the NFIP. After weeks of criticism from Sandy victims, the Federal Emergency Management Agency reversed course … Continue reading