Pandemic Reflections: Improving Communications with Deaf and/or Hard of Hearing Individuals

The events of the past year – from the pandemic to civil rights protests to instances of political violence – have, understandably and for a variety of interwoven reasons, caused many in the public safety sector to rethink the way communication gets done. Conveying information to and from the public has always been an important … Continue reading Pandemic Reflections: Improving Communications with Deaf and/or Hard of Hearing Individuals

Pandemic Reflections: Simple Steps for Better Senior Preparedness

Author: Kathy Francis, MACEM&PS Executive Director and Contributing WriterAs emergency management professionals, we sometimes (often) take our work home: applying preparedness skills in our home environments, taking a practical approach to life, planning for supplies, and planning to practice the plans. We’ve even been known to “gift” preparedness supplies during holidays. It comes with the … Continue reading Pandemic Reflections: Simple Steps for Better Senior Preparedness