The Integrator – Volume 15 is available for download

May 9th, 2013 in Uncategorized

The latest edition of The Integrator (Vol. 15), an information bulletin from the National Preparedness Division of DHS/FEMA Region I, addresses current preparedness issues, activities, and events in Region I.

Highlights from this volume include the following:
· Letter from the FPC – Russ Webster
· Boston Marathon Bombings and City Lockdown
· Welcome to the new Deputy Division Director
· NOAA-NWS StormReady Supporters
· Much more.

Emergency Managers Must Be Educated, Not Just Trained

May 3rd, 2013 in Uncategorized

In his May 1st Managing Crisis blog, Lucien Canton discusses the need for the field of Emergency Management to evolve from from a tightly focused area of training to one of “professionalized” education.

Milford Safety Drill Trains Staff To Respond In Active Shooter Situations

March 18th, 2013 in Uncategorized

Full-Scale Safety Drill Trains Milford Staff To Respond In Case Of Gunman

MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — Milford High School teacher Amy Allegrezza is used to doing school safety drills, but this one was different.

For one thing, she heard the sounds of real gunshots coming from a police officer running down the hallways firing blanks from a .38-caliber handgun. more…

Video from WBZ-TV 3/15/2013

40,000 Without Power In MA After Blizzard

February 12th, 2013 in In the News

U.S., U.K. Officials Working With Algeria on Hostages

January 18th, 2013 in In the News

Flu Season Has Boston Declaring Health Emergency

January 10th, 2013 in In the News

Taking to the air on hunt for dirty bomb threats

January 10th, 2013 in In the News

American Public Health Association (APHA) Abstracts Due Feb 4-8th

January 3rd, 2013 in In the News

Encouraging all current and former HEM students to apply!

HEM work will most likely fall under the section titled:

Injury Control and Emergency Health Services

Jefferson County Homeland Security & Emergency Management January 2013 Newsletter

January 2nd, 2013 in In the News

JCHSEM January 2013 Newsletter

Randy Hunt interviews Peter Wack, Chief of Police, about school safety in Sandwich

January 1st, 2013 in In the News