JISCC


When disaster takes out the phone and internet connections, military and local groups help make the link ~DVIDS

Since Hurricane Katrina, so much has changed in our nation’s response to disaster, not only with our own collective cultural mindset, but particularly with our Federal response to disaster. FEMA is much improved, streamlined and focused. However it is our US National Guard/Military Logistics who have stepped up and into the scene, which is the…


DOD Inspector General: 8 years after U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Flooded New Orleans, National Guard still has communications problems

After major communications problems during Hurricane Katrina and resultant Corps of Engineers failures in the Federal Flood of New Orleans 8/29/05, the National Guard BureauĀ fielded 97 Joint Incident Site Communications Capability Systems to insure better communications among federal, state and local rescue workers. The goal was to insure interoperability among the different communications systems used…