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New human capacities in emergency and crisis management: from soft skills to creativity

Unprecedented future disasters will require emergency managers to be creative in their thinking. The backbone of creativity is divergent thinking; cognitive thoughts that do not converge on a correct answer but diverge on a range of possible options. Preliminary research with emergency service organizations, non-profit organizations and the critical infrastructure sector has identified an increase…

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Added by James on July 13, 2020 at 9:53am — No Comments


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Now Hiring Firefighters - North Okaloosa Fire, FL

North Okaloosa Fire District is a combination fire department. We have both paid (full-time, part-time, and relief) and volunteer positions.

Paid Full-time or Part-time Positions:

We are currently hiring one part-time firefighter.  Please click …

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Added by Fyre Walker on July 12, 2020 at 8:58am — No Comments

FEMA, first responders emphasize resilient, redundant communications ahead of storm season

https://federalnewsnetwork.com/technology-main/2020/07/fema-first-responders-emphasize-resilient-redundant-communications-ahead-of-storm-season/

Essentially large vans packed to the brim with communications equipment, these vehicles provide FEMA with multiple redundant communications systems to…

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Added by William Wetzel on July 8, 2020 at 8:30pm — No Comments


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Here's your opportunity to present at the NFPA Conference & Expo®

The NFPA Conference & Expo® is the premier fire, electrical, and life safety event. If you’re passionate about fire, electrical, and life safety and interested in delivering a dynamic and engaging presentation when we gather June 22–25, 2021, in Las Vegas, we want to hear from you!

With the disappointing cancelation of the 2020…

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Added by Fyre Walker on June 27, 2020 at 3:00pm — No Comments


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Emergency Food Assistance Program - Team Rubicon Delivering Food to At-risk Americans’ Front Doors

Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, the disaster relief organization known for mobilizing Veterans in response to tornadoes, hurricanes, and other natural disasters, Team Rubicon, saw another kind of disaster on the…

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Added by Fyre Walker on June 18, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments


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FDIC International Unveils Plans for a United Fire Conference in Place of FDIC International 2020

During the FDIC team’s extensive outreach and conversations with the fire service, there was an overwhelming desire expressed by firefighters to come together in the fall to celebrate the unity of the fire service, learn, and support ongoing efforts in serving their communities and continue training.  These requests are being answered with the launch of a new…

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Added by Fyre Walker on May 27, 2020 at 6:48pm — No Comments


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IRS stimulus card payments arriving in unmarked envelopes

The Better Business Bureau says some of its offices are getting calls from concerned consumers about a prepaid debit card that arrived in an unmarked envelope stating it was their economic stimulus payment.

These payments are legitimate!

Nearly four million people will receive an…

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Added by Fyre Walker on May 26, 2020 at 3:52pm — No Comments


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Memorial Day

Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day 2020 occurs on Monday, May 25. 

Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. Unofficially, it marks the…

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Added by Bob Allard on May 24, 2020 at 7:59am — 3 Comments


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COVID-19 fundraising scams hurt the real charities helping those on the front lines

By Chief Ronald J. Siarnicki, Executive Director, National Fallen Firefighter Foundation…

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Freedom Voyager partners with USFRA (please register for updates about this new solar power pack)

USFRA is excited to announce we have partnered with Cords of Steel in a crowd-funding campaign that launches late May 2020 with their brand-new, one of a kind portable solar power pack called THE FREEDOM VOYAGER tailor made for first responders,…

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Added by Janet Liebsch on May 6, 2020 at 6:00pm — No Comments


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IAFF: Pantelis Pushes Back

Acts to Preserve Inquiry

Five members of the IAFF executive board were recently appointed to investigate irregularities concerning president-for-life Harold Schaitberger.…

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Added by Fyre Walker on April 30, 2020 at 7:25am — No Comments


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New CDC Elastomeric Respirator Use Guidance

The CDC has posted guidance for the use of reusable elastomeric particulate respirators to provide respiratory protection to healthcare practitioners (HCP) against pathogens as a component of a…

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Added by Fyre Walker on April 23, 2020 at 3:56pm — No Comments

You don't have to wait to be tested.

People on blood thinners are not candidates for this approach

Good morning.  This is a hard email because I don't have credibility with you folks.

 

I am a retired pharmacist in northern california.

I worked 50 years and missed a half days work.  I have had viral events during that time.

I have tried to talk to medical people and govt agencies and have been blown off.

I will put a complete email I have sent at the end of this…

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Added by bernard l christopher on April 23, 2020 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment


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Hello All

Well hope everyone is staying healthy and out of trouble. Me and my boss are doing good and staying healthy as she retired last august and has gone back to work on call in needed. She works in the ER as the ward clerk (the person who adds all the information into the computer on each patient) She loves her work and now she can work as many hours or as little as she wants (per-diem) that's the word I was looking for. had a senior moment.  We get out in the morning for a walk and then after…

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Added by Bob Allard on April 11, 2020 at 11:02am — 3 Comments


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True claim: Face masks catch fire if microwaved

Source: Reuters

Users on social media are sharing pictures of burned…

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Added by Fyre Walker on April 10, 2020 at 9:34pm — No Comments


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Celebrating Month of the Military Child

Celebrating Month of the Military Child…

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Added by Fyre Walker on April 4, 2020 at 11:29am — No Comments


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Thinking Critically about Coronavirus News and Information

It's dizzying, the amount of information out there about the Coronavirus. You're dealing with story after story online and through social media, television, radio, and in newspapers and magazines — each with its own take — at all hours of the day and night, from all around the world.

So how can we sort out what's real and what's not?

You already know to go to [Coronavirus.gov]Coronavirus.gov for medical information and [usa.gov/coronavirus]usa.gov/coronavirus to see what the…

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Added by Fyre Walker on April 1, 2020 at 2:24pm — No Comments


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Talk of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) is everywhere. Here’s what you should know and do to keep yourself and your loved ones healthy.

From the U. S. Dept of Veteran Affairs:

Know the symptoms

The new virus causes respiratory illness in humans, usually 2–14 days after exposure. Illnesses have ranged from mild…

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Added by Fyre Walker on February 26, 2020 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment


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Hero Act Introduced

HERO ACT INTRODUCED, ADDRESSES PUBLIC SAFETY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH



On January 28, Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Deb Fischer (R-NE) introduced the HERO Act, S. 3244, companion legislation to H.R. 1646, which was introduced last year by Representatives Ami Bera (D-CA) and Brian Fitzpatrick…

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Added by Fyre Walker on February 26, 2020 at 9:42am — No Comments

CDC is Hiding Corona Virus Information

For several months, our organization has requested the CDC to add the Corona Virus to the national notifiable conditions list.  The CDC has refused and and the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists don't even have it as a topic of discussion at their upcoming conference.  Why?  https://blog.traumacoverage.com/blog/corona-virus

Added by Jason Stabile on February 26, 2020 at 9:13am — No Comments

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