Month: November 2015


IAB Active Shooter Summit Report Please download this free report now!! This report guides first responders, police , fire and EMS with best practices in the very likely event of an active shooter.  We’ve seen an increase in the events Read more…


Executive Summary Wildland and wildland/urban interface fires are a major problem in many parts of the country, and are increasing in frequency. These fires typically require more resources in terms of personnel and equipment than any one department has available, Read more…


Scroll down to mid-page and click the pdf for the complete document. This document was a joint effort between the International Association of Fire Chiefs’ (IAFC) Volunteer and Combination Officers Section (VCOS), Safety, Health and Survival Section (SHSS), and the Read more…


Here is a list of all the winners of the FY2014 SAFER Grant.   To see the entire publication, click the link below http://www.fema.gov/staffing-adequate-fire-emergency-response-grants-award-year-2014   Weekly Award Postings For Award Year 2014 ORGANIZATION CITY STATE PROGRAM AWARD AMOUNT AWARD DATE Read more…


World War I – known at the time as “The Great War” – officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France. However, fighting ceased Read more…


Webinar: Keeping CERT Volunteers Active and Engaged The FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Division is pleased to invite you to a webinar on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 that will feature several local programs that have developed creative ideas and practices Read more…


City and county stakeholders create communitywide emergency operations plans for residents Residents of Vilonia, AR, understand the importance of preparedness. In 2011 and 2014, tornadoes ripped through the town, causing extensive damage. The community committed to preparing for the next Read more…

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