Disaster Preparedness


How to Set Up and Run a “Map Your Neighborhood” Program

I’ve been interested in doing a “Map Your Neighborhood” program here in New Orleans to be better able to respond to hurricanes and their aftermath.  I think this blogger lives in Washington State and has since ceased blogging here. Along the Gulf Coast many evacuate ahead of major hurricanes. Yet, in New Orleans some will…


FEMA Hosts Live Twitter Chat on Emergency Preparedness for Colleges and Universities

CHICAGO – September is National Preparedness Month and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is hosting a live Twitter chat on campus readiness to discuss how colleges and universities throughout the nation can prepare for disasters, alert students and faculty during emergencies and share best practices. FEMA, in partnership with DePaul University in Chicago, Boston…