Is it “Everyone” or “Everyone you like”?

Something that I have found interesting in my summer experience is the relationship between emergency planning and the student demographic. When emergency planners consider a population, they look at the populations by demographics. This causes categories of people to be treated as one group for simplicity’s sake. Elderly are a high focus demographic, along withContinue reading “Is it “Everyone” or “Everyone you like”?”

In Case of Emergency, Don’t Come to Florida

In emergency management, it is clear when solidarity arises. One of the many great joys of an emergency is the “rally around the flag” effect. It is an unspoken call to action after a major occurrence that often carries with it themes of patriotism and community. Moments like 9/11 recovery or after hurricane Katrina comeContinue reading “In Case of Emergency, Don’t Come to Florida”