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The act of taking steps to ensure that if and when disaster strikes a community, family, business, etc., has done something to help respond to the hazard.  

A nine-session series on how businesses can effectively mitigate, respond to and recover from an active shooter or other mass casualty event could make a big difference in an emergency.
Mass shootings get more attention, but the smaller-scale tragedy of gun suicide represents a majority of firearm deaths in most states. In the United States, suicides make up 57% of all gun deaths.
Some manufacturers of electric vehicles are eliminating AM radios, one of the ways federal, state and local public safety officials communicate with the public about important information during emergencies.
The county’s Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan, which expired in 2022, helps access federal funding for projects like earthquake retrofitting and vegetation management to control the spread of wildfires.
The Woodstock Fire Department was selected for a $132,597 FEMA Assistance to Firefighters grant toward the $139,227 project. The department will chip in $6,629 to meet a required 5% match by the recipient of the grant.
Marin County is developing a new radar station that will track atmospheric rivers and inform a network with real-time data to help officials respond to potential flooding with a more customized report.
"From heavy snowfall to dangerous winds, everyone in Illinois should be prepared for adverse conditions. Earlier this month, Illinois saw multiple tornadoes throughout the state, followed by unseasonably-warm temperatures."
Wassel takes over as head of FirstNet after a 34-year career with the Department of Defense, where he founded the Global Public Safety Communications Working Group.
Preparedness is key for keeping operations moving in the event of a cyber incident, like when Dole Foods didn’t know it had been the victim of ransomware until customers complained they couldn’t find their favorite products.
The train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, demonstrates that in spite of some efforts to mitigate derailments of hazardous materials, it hasn’t been enough to halt preventable accidents.