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Emergency Management

Honduras Is a Disaster Waiting to Happen

Pablo Manriquez | Posted 07.24.2013 | Latino Voices
Pablo Manriquez

Like much of Central America, Honduras on an active earthquake zone. Active volcanos, landslides, wildfires, and flooding threaten Honduras by land. Tsunamis, hurricanes, and storm surges threaten Honduras from the sea.

Urbanists vs. Technocrats in Detroit

Mitch McEwen | Posted 06.02.2013 | Detroit
Mitch McEwen

Effectively, what we are seeing in Detroit are two different disciplines -- abstract finance on one hand and urban planning and design on the other -- telling two very different stories about the same city.

Rachael Ray and the ASPCA Combine Forces to Help Sandy's Animal Victims

Ed Sayres | Posted 01.19.2013 | Impact
Ed Sayres

Rachael Ray is many things to many people - a favorite television personality, a bestselling author, a teacher, and a philanthropist. To homeless dogs and cats, Rachael is a rock star who is pulling out all the stops to save them.

Pet First Aid Trainer: 'You Are Your Pet's 911'

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 05.30.2012 | DC

HERNDON, Va. -- "You are your pet's 911," says Ines de Pablo, the owner of a Northern Virginia-based pet emergency management company called Wag'N Ent...

Gov 2.0 L.A. 2012 Preview

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 06.18.2012 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Gov 2.0 L.A. 2012 is here. Gov 2.0 and Open Government are blossoming around the world, as evidenced by the historic gathering this week in Brazil of the Open Government Partnership.

John Celock

Senate Grants Governors' Wish

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

The U.S. Senate has moved forward with including dual status command as part of the National Defense Authorization Act. Long a wish of governors, the ...

The Japanese Emergency and Hyperlocal Governments

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alan W. Silberberg

The local emergency manager now has the power of a never ending flow of information at their fingertips that can be quickly siphoned and divided into necessary parts.