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3 Emerging Technologies That Will Impact Emergency Management

social media and public outreach practices through the use of its training tool SimulationDeck.

The secure Web portal replicates online communication tools, including popular social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, as well as agency websites and blogs. Nusura President Jim Chesnutt is using his experiences from being a public information officer — including with FEMA as a deputy public affairs officer for Region VIII — to help people train on disseminating timely, accurate and coordinated public information during emergencies.

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After participating in numerous exercises, Chesnutt observed a pattern: “In the after-action reports for almost every major exercise I worked on, they said that the public information function was not being tested in a realistic way. And it’s true.” The pressure created by mock media and those tasked with testing the public information element didn’t compare to the reality of handling even a small emergency, he added.

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There are several possible response

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None of which need require a return to 1859 technology.
1. Y2k style back up responses
A. Prepartions to bring the grid back up quickly
B. Back up and redundancy within the grid (actually Obamas grid plans may help with that)
C. General emergency preparedness to tide over while the grid is down - home stockpiles of food, water, first aid kits, etc. Also backup diesel generators.
2. Seperate key usages from the grid - one of the things that has happened over the last few decades is that many functions historically NOT on the grid have moved to it - like irrigation systems reliant on electricity


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The emboldened phrases below, cause the NDRP to operate continually.
Sec. 102. Policy. The United States must have an industrial and technological base capable of meeting national defense requirements and capable of contributing to the technological superiority of its national defense equipment in peacetime and in times of national emergency. The domestic industrial and technological base is the foundation for national defense preparedness. The authorities provided in the Act shall be used to strengthen this base and to ensure it is capable of responding to the national defense needs of the United States

And even more

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AIDS Czar Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy Thompson, Carol[15] 2004-2006 Pres appointed Bush, George W.
Bird flu Czar Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services, Advisor to the President for Public Health Emergency Preparedness Simonson, Stewart[23] 2004-2006 New position, Pres appointed Bush, George W.
Domestic Policy Czar Chief Domestic Policy Coordinator, Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor to the President, White House Deputy Chief of Staff Rove, Karl[53] 2004-2006 Pres appointed Bush, George W.

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