Disaster Zone

The Four Seasons of Natural Disasters

Disasters are part of the political commentary of the day.

by Eric Holdeman / July 5, 2018

As emergency managers, we are always trying to capture people's attention to the issue of disasters and becoming prepared, mitigating before they happen, responding quickly and efficiently, and, lastly — recovering as fast as possible, hopefully becoming more resilient in the process.

See this political cartoon from The Washington Post:


No matter what your political persuasion, disasters are more in the news — every day. Right now it is wildfires in the West, heat wave in the East. What is next? Fires in the East could be coming ...