October 30, 2007 - Held in conjunction with the Sacramento, Calif., Regional Citizen Corps Council Annual Disaster Preparedness Conference in October was a disaster drill for Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT), where they practiced their command structure, evacuation, triage and special-needs populations skills during a mock flood and hospital wing collapse.
October 15, 2007 - Nuclear energy plants around the United States. For more, see the story in Government Technology magazine.
October 1, 2007 - Telecoms Sans Frontieres (TSF) -- or Telecom Without Borders -- a France-based nongovernmental organization, provides emergency telecommunications services in disaster-hit areas around the world. Here we see their work in a village near Dakoro, Niger. For more about TSF, see the story in Digital Communities magazine. For more, see the story in Digital Communities magazine.
September 13, 2007 - Some say it's a man's world when it comes to IT, but these five government CIOs have proven it's a woman's job too.
August 28, 2007 - From wildfires and floods to terrorism and funding for first responders -- news items of interest to Emergency Management readers.
August 8, 2007 - Though the United States lacks a high-speed railroad system, many countries have implemented the method of transportation, which has proven valuable, reliable and safe.
July 18, 2007 - Second Life and Microsoft Virtual Earth are just a few of the growing number of virtualization worlds -- here's a sneak peek at each.
July 18, 2007 - Chicago's Unified Command Vehicle delivers emergency operations center functions to disaster sites. To read the full story, click here.
July 13, 2007 - The 17th World Conference on Disaster Management, held in Toronto, Canada July 8-11th, drew over 1500 experts from more than 35 countries to share experiences and develop solutions to better prepare for a wide range of potential emergencies.
May 25, 2007 - New York Times Personal Technology Columnist David Pogue gave the second keynote during the 20th annual Government Technology Conference (GTC) West, held in Sacramento, Calif., from May 14-18, 2007.