Justin Sharpe's Blog – November 2008 Archive (2)

FEMA Launches Children-In-Disasters Initiative With IAEM, Save The Children but misses the point

An initiative to beintroduced by FEMA and Save the children to reduce their vulnerabilities in the event of a disaster has been launched, but fails to really hit the mark in my opinion. An extract published below from the press statement sounds rather grand, but is disappointing as it does not recognise the capacities of children in any way:



WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is teaming up with the…
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Added by Justin Sharpe on November 18, 2008 at 11:30 — 3 Comments

The Shake Out Research Team Blog

To all on the shake out research team! This is where we can all add to the blog while we are here in Los Angeles for the shakeout. Below is some of my impressions of what we have seen and done so far!



On monday we took part in certificated training for a multi hazards approach to school emergencies. I found this a VERY useful experience, especially the table top exercise, but would like to have seen more school teachers at the event. I also believe that for any exercise and… Continue

Added by Justin Sharpe on November 12, 2008 at 17:51 — 1 Comment

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