DomPrep Journal

 

BIG IDEAS

Featured in this issue: Body-Worn Cameras: The Path Forward, By James Coldren Jr. & Denise Rodriguez King; The Future of Handheld Chemical Detection & Identification, By Chris Petty; Emerging Infectious Diseases - A Whole-Community Approach, By Anthony S. Mangeri; Texas - Youth Volunteers in the Medical Reserve Corps, By Lunetta Sims; Brainstorm - 25 Concepts From Subject Matter Experts, By DomPrep Readers; Future Response Capabilities: Five Points to Consider, By Craig Crume; Communications Decision Could Impact Emergency Response, By Christina Crue; Community Paramedicine - Bringing the Hospital Home, By Joseph Cahill; Resilience - Making a List & Checking It Twice, By Stephen Grainer; and Changing the Future of Human Relations, Samuel Johnson

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BLACKOUT

Featured in this issue: Electromagnetic Pulses - Six Common Misconceptions, By George H. Baker; Em-Powering Communities to Prepare, By Catherine Feinman; Maine - A Journey Through State Grid-Protective Legislation & the Threat of Regulatory Capture, By Andrea Boland; Challenge: Defeat Ballistic Missile Attacks From the South, By Henry (Hank) F. Cooper; Grid Power Failure - Alternative Energy Systems That Work, By William Kaewert; Electromagnetic Pulse Triage & Recovery, By Charles Manto; Satellite Navigation & Timing: Good News, Bad News, By Dana Goward; Community Preparedness for Power-Grid Failure, By Mary D. Lasky; Washington, D.C. - Fail Gracefully, Recover Quickly, By Rodrigo (Roddy) Moscoso; and "Old-School" Response to Medical Emergencies, By Joseph Cahill

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Baltimore's Blueprint

Featured in this issue: The Professional Emergency Manager, By Daryl Lee Spiewak, A Training Partnership That Began With a Grant, By University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security, Behind-the-Scenes in Baltimore, Maryland, by Catherine Feinman, Natural Disasters: View From the Northeast, Podcast, and Multidiscipline Training, Podcast

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Sustainability

Featured in this issue: Critical Infrastructure - Preparing for the "Long Haul", By Joe D. Manous Jr.; Preparedness 101 & Beyond, By Cathy Feinman; Critical Infrastructure - Addressing an Overarching Concept, By Joe D. Manous Jr.; Critical Infrastructure Protection: History, Overview & Update, By Kay C. Goss; True Resilience in Practice, By Marko Bourne; Building Resilience - School Safety & Security Standards, By Wayne P. Bergeron; Solar Storm Near Miss & Threats to Lifeline Infrastructure, By Charles Manto; Leadership Consciousness: A Call to Action, By Samuel Johnson Jr.; Military & Civilian Resources: Doing More With Less, By Aaron Sean Poynton; Applying the Kipling Method to Infrastructure Protection, By Joseph Cahill; and Staying Safe Amid a Violent World, By Richard Schoeberl

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HEALTH

Featured in this issue: Call for a Dedicated Environmental Health & Security Strategy, By Justin Snair & Christopher Mills; The Complexities of Environmental Health, By Catherine Feinman; The Broad Topic of Environmental Health & Security, By Justin Snair; National Strategy for Biosecurity Threats, By Robert C. Hutchinson; BioWatch - Challenges & Opportunities for Applied Research, By Rodrigo (Roddy) Moscoso; Georgia: Technologies & Disasters, By Charley English; Public Health Emergencies - Looking Toward the Future, By Audrey Mazurek & Raphael M. Barishansky; Mass Fatalities - Processing Human Remains, By Joseph Cahill; Incident Response for Nursing & Assisted Living Homes, By Steven Maynard; and New York: Public Health Implications of the "Soda Ban" Ruling, By Andrew Geltman

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Too Close

Featured in this issue: Broadening the Public Health Security Agenda, By Patrick P. Rose; Biothreat Preparedness - Less Talking, More Doing, By Catherine Feinman; Public Health - How Prepared Is the Nation?, By Patrick P. Rose; Bioterror - The Threat, The Defense & The Future, By Richard Schoeberl; Importance of the Global Health Security Agenda, By Raphael M. Barishansky & Audrey Mazurek; International Public Health Concerns - Not So Foreign, By Robert C. Hutchinson; Special Facilities - More Than Just Shelters, By Joseph Cahill; Building & Maintaining a Strong Disaster Volunteer Force, By Harlan Dolgin; and Revisiting the Staging Area Manager, By Robert Mueck

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TRAINING

Featured in this issue: Security Training - From World Cup to Olympic Games, By Richard Schoeberl; Protecting Special Events Amid Civil Unrest, By Catherine Feinman; Training for Special Events - Keeping Them Safe & Secure, Richard Schoeberl; Rehearsal of Concept - From Army to Civilian Use, By Philip J. Beck; Special Events: Plan, Assess, Train & Exercise, By Kay C. Goss; Identifying Pre-Attack Indicators for Special Events, By Jessica A. Gladfelter & Dallas R. Mosier; Operational Tasks - Go With the Flow, By Joseph Cahill; A Blossoming Public-Private Partnership, By Catherine Feinman; and Public-Private Partnerships - Ensuring the Safety of the Public, By Susan Collins

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Safety & Security

Featured in this issue: Securing Airports - Both Inside & Outside, By Richard Schoeberl; The Sewol Ferry Disaster - Cultural Considerations, By Julie Sorrell; Specialized Training for Rail Incidents, By James Metzger; Maryland - A State of Good Repair, By Bernadette Bridges; Airport Security - Beyond the Perimeter, By Andrew Saxton; Critical Incident Stress Management & Peer Support, By Tania Glenn; Mexican & U.S. Aviation Security, By Clay W. Biles; and The Team Spirit of Emergency Management, By Stephen Grainer

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UNTHINKABLE

Featured in this issue: The "Day After Disaster" - Revisited, By Craig DeAtley; Preparing for the Unthinkable, By Catherine Feinman; Nuclear Preparedness - Is the United States Ready?, By Craig DeAtley; Lessons Learned - Nuclear Devices & Nuclear Threats, By Stuart Cameron; The Emerging Nuclear Threat Environment, By Vayl Oxford; Nuclear Weapons - A Growing Security Threat, By Richard Schoeberl; The Dirty Details About Explosive Devices, By Courtney Gavitt; Radiological Detection - A Strategy for Changing Public Opinion, By Joseph Trindal; Civil Support Teams 101 - Removing Misconceptions, By Gordon Hunter; Illinois - Lessons From a Radiological Incident Exercise, By Curtis Hawk & Shay Simmons; and Death - Breaking the Bad News, By Joseph Cahill

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EXTREMES

Featured in this issue: Natural Disasters: Challenges & Opportunities, By Stephen Grainer; Preparing for Extreme Weather Events, By Kay C. Goss; California - A Growing Response to Persistent Drought, By Mark Ghilarducci; Rising Waters & Tough Decisions, By Maggie Davis; Ten Winter Issues Every City Should Address, By Kim Fuller & Crystal Kline; Preparedness & Progress for Emerging Pathogenic Threats, By Robert C. Hutchinson; Preparing for the U.S. Tsunami Threat, By Christa Rabenold; Alaska - Building a Firm Foundation on Shaky Ground, By John W. Madden; Opioids - Overdoses & Antidotes, By Joseph Cahill; and Support to Local Authorities - Special Report, H. Steven Blum

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