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Claire B. Rubin has 40 years of experience as a researcher, consultant, and educator in the fields of emergency management and homeland security.
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Category Archives: Politics
The Diva does not usually deal with national political matters, but a new decision by the Trump administration affects information that is essential to emergency management researchers and practitioners. See this article from the Wash. Post on Jan. 25. Federal … Continue reading
From an opinion piece by Dana Millbank in the WashPost, see The nasty politicization of Ebola. Here is the lead in: Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, administered a dose of truth to political Washington this week. … Continue reading
Not directly on topic for this blog, but this article highlights a big problem at the state level. It might in part account for delays or roadblocks at the state level with respect to needed EM legislation and policies. See: … Continue reading
In the days before Christmas, a huge ice storm affected the northern states in New England and the southern provinces of Canada. Usually, a power outage of several days duration that affected at least 300,000 households in a metropolitan area … Continue reading
A new report from the Center for American Progress is titled States With most federal disaster aid sent climate science deniers to congress. Since this report is only 8 pages long, I suggest you read it all. One excerpt: Interestingly, … Continue reading
Not only the NY and NJ congressional delegations are furious with Congress, but so is the New York Times – see its editorial on Hurricane Sandy Aid, NY Times, January 2, 2013. They desperately need federal assistance and in a … Continue reading