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Disaster Spending Reform Bill Passes House; Separate $50 Billion Sandy Aid Package Set For Vote

By   /  January 15, 2013  /  Grants & Funding  /  No Comments

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Legislation that that would reform the way the government doles out disaster aid was passed by the House Tuesday evening.

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“Information Aid”: As important to disaster survivors as food

By   /  March 26, 2012  /  #smem, Emergency Management  /  No Comments

From Kim Stephens @ idisaster 2.0 After a disaster, the flow of information on social networks is often thought of and discussed in terms of what is coming from the impacted community. We debate at length the value of this content, its veracity and how the first responder community could or should use this type […]

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Bringing in Federal Disaster Help: The Disaster Declaration Process

By   /  March 8, 2012  /  Emergency Management  /  No Comments

From the FEMA Blog by: Michael Widomski, Public Affairs Most of you have been following the tornadoes that struck several southern and mid-western states last week. As you may have read on this blog and in the news, FEMA and its federal partners remain in close contact with emergency officials in impacted states across the country. […]

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