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the front of a ship on the water with clear skies and the Key Bridge across the horizonKey Bridge Collapse – Transportation Infrastructure… by Joseph J. Leonard Jr. Any incident or event can easily disrupt the supply chain, whether local, regional, or international. Time will demonstrate the transportation,…
NYPD police car and other emergency vehicles behind police tape and surrounded with smokeNational Security: A Range of Threats by Anthony (Tony) Mottola and Richard Schoeberl From organized foreign terrorist groups to homegrown terrorists inspired by them, members of the intelligence community have indicated that the…
Unattended suitcase in the middle of a populated airport terminalThe Missing Plague Vials by Robert C. Hutchinson A true story of missing bubonic plague vials, an airport bomb threat, and other suspicious activities again demonstrate continued national…
Man with headset sitting at a desk in front of computersInteroperability During Mass Casualty Incidents by Charles J. Guddemi and Catherine L. Feinman During a mass casualty incident, response agencies must be able to communicate in real-time. This means that interoperability plans need…

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Featured in this issue: Editor’s Note: Mitigate the Impacts When Communities and Nature Collide by Catherine L. Feinman; Navigating the Seismic Dance: Preparedness in the Ring of Fire By Alicia Johnson; Shielding Communities: Public Health Strategies for Natural Hazards By Raphael M. Barishansky and Andrew D. Pickett; A Critical Imperative for Natural Hazards By Sandra Dennis-Essig; Elegant Community Preparation By Aaron Titus; The Psychology of Crisis By Mary Schoenfeldt; Key Bridge Collapse: Unity of Effort By Michael Prasad.; National Security: A Range of Threats By Anthony Mottola and Richard Schoeberl.; and Resilience-Based CI and Domestic Preparedness: A Long-Overdue Imperative By Jeff Gaynor

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Unattended suitcase in the middle of a populated airport terminalThe Missing Plague Vials by Robert C. Hutchinson A true story of missing bubonic plague vials, an airport bomb threat, and other suspicious activities again demonstrate continued national…
Man with headset sitting at a desk in front of computersInteroperability During Mass Casualty Incidents by Charles J. Guddemi and Catherine L. Feinman During a mass casualty incident, response agencies must be able to communicate in real-time. This means that interoperability plans need…
the front of a ship on the water with clear skies and the Key Bridge across the horizonKey Bridge Collapse – Transportation Infrastructure… by Joseph J. Leonard Jr. Any incident or event can easily disrupt the supply chain, whether local, regional, or international. Time will demonstrate the transportation,…
NYPD police car and other emergency vehicles behind police tape and surrounded with smokeNational Security: A Range of Threats by Anthony (Tony) Mottola and Richard Schoeberl From organized foreign terrorist groups to homegrown terrorists inspired by them, members of the intelligence community have indicated that the…

Domestic Preparedness Journal

Featured in this issue: Editor Note: New Year’s Resolution – Stronger Communities by Catherine L. Feinman; Resilience Versus Emergency Management by Wayne P. Bergeron; Energy Sector Perspectives by Eric Easton; Multimodal Transportation Perspectives by Nathan DiPillo and Derek Kantar; Weathering the Unknown: Inside Grant County Emergency Management by Tara Goode; Rising Above the Flood: A Decision Tool for Structural Safety by Cedric Ling, Debashish Kar, Nur Yazdani, Eyosias Beneberu, Maria Koliou, and Yong Yoo; Unleashing Community Resilience Through Collaborative Leadership by Michael R. Valiente; Commercial Facilities Sector Perspectives by Kole (KC) Campbell.

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Article Out Loud – Fentanyl Hazards and Detection

  Full article by Ashley Bradley and Kristin Omberg, an Article Out Loud from Domestic Preparedness, June 12, 2024. In this feature article, a biomedical scientist and a senior technical advisor share new ways scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are

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Fentanyl Hazards and Detection

  In 2023, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) seized over 79.5 million fentanyl-laced pills and 12,000 lbs. of fentanyl powder, amounting to the equivalent…

A Modern Take on an Age-Old Biological Weapon

  Reports about North Korea launching balloons filled with both fecal matter as well as propaganda into South Korean territory were intriguing. With regard to…

The Nexus Between Drug and Human Trafficking

  The profitability of human trafficking and drug trafficking makes them a desirable pairing for transnational criminal organizations (TCOs) seeking to increase profits and market…

A Plan to Protect the Youngest Children

  Today’s world presents many challenges that impact school children. Targeted violence, drug addiction, and human trafficking do not exclude children, including those in preschools.…

Mitigate the Impacts When Communities and Nature Collide

Natural hazards introduce potential dangers when naturally occurring environmental factors impact communities and the built environment. Wildfires, floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, public health threats, blizzards, ice…

A Critical Imperative for Natural Hazards

  With a sharp growth in the number and size of natural hazards across the globe, communities worldwide have experienced destruction from numerous natural hazard…

Key Bridge Collapse: Unity of Effort

  The National Incident Management System includes unity of effort as one of its guiding principles. It is easy to spot in after-action reports when…

The Psychology of Crisis

  A crisis can be described as unpredictable and often sudden. It can be life-threatening and life-changing, which creates a high level of uncertainty and…

Resilience-Based CI and Domestic Preparedness: A Long-Overdue Imperative

  In one of the latest in a long and unacceptable list of otherwise avoidable critical infrastructure (CI)-enabled consequences, on March 26, 2024, the combination…

Shielding Communities: Public Health Strategies for Natural Hazards

  As public health preparedness and response efforts evolved from their initial bioterrorism roots to take on an “all hazards” approach, the public health consequences…

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Key Bridge Collapse – Transportation Infrastructure… by Joseph J. Leonard Jr. Any incident or event can easily disrupt the supply chain, whether local, regional, or international. Time will demonstrate the transportation,…
National Security: A Range of Threats by Anthony (Tony) Mottola and Richard Schoeberl From organized foreign terrorist groups to homegrown terrorists inspired by them, members of the intelligence community have indicated that the…
The Missing Plague Vials by Robert C. Hutchinson A true story of missing bubonic plague vials, an airport bomb threat, and other suspicious activities again demonstrate continued national…
Interoperability During Mass Casualty Incidents by Charles J. Guddemi and Catherine L. Feinman During a mass casualty incident, response agencies must be able to communicate in real-time. This means that interoperability plans need…

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Featured in this issue: Editor Note: New Year’s Resolution – Stronger Communities by Catherine L. Feinman; Resilience Versus Emergency Management by Wayne P. Bergeron; Energy Sector Perspectives by Eric Easton; Multimodal Transportation Perspectives by Nathan DiPillo and Derek Kantar; Weathering the Unknown: Inside Grant County Emergency Management by Tara Goode; Rising Above the Flood: A Decision Tool for Structural Safety by Cedric Ling, Debashish Kar, Nur Yazdani, Eyosias Beneberu, Maria Koliou, and Yong Yoo; Unleashing Community Resilience Through Collaborative Leadership by Michael R. Valiente; Commercial Facilities Sector Perspectives by Kole (KC) Campbell.

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