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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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Tag Archives: DHS
This is a record nobody wants – DHS continues to be at the bottom for federal agency employment. See: Homeland Security ranks as worst federal agency for employees Another account of the report from Breitbart.
An invigorated FEMA is on the comeback trail. Do the federal agency’s local partners see any progress? Governing Magazine, August 2010. Among the positive signs the author notes are: [picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=craig+fugate&iid=4821506″ src=”http://view1.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/4821506/fema-head-craig-fugate-and/fema-head-craig-fugate-and.jpg?size=500&imageId=4821506″ width=”234″ height=”147″ /]While FEMA may or … Continue reading
[picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=us+coast+guard&iid=9379751″ src=”http://view1.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/9379751/nyc-entertainment-news/nyc-entertainment-news.jpg?size=500&imageId=9379751″ width=”234″ height=”156″ /]The response and recovery for the BP Oil Spill Disaster are being carried out under the National Contingency Plan, with lead roles for the USCG, EPA, and NOAA. Today the Washington Post provides … Continue reading
As of June 1, there is a new Recovery Directorate Organization at FEMA/DHS. It is related to but not part of the final National Disaster Recovery Plan, due out in a month or so. Information about the New Organization for … Continue reading
Three new reports out this week (April 13) address some of the fundamental problems of the current federal recovery system: (1) Heritage Foundation. Federalizing Disasters Weakens FEMA — and Hurts Americans Hit by Catastrophes. Report # 2398 by M. Mayer … Continue reading