Blog: Disaster Zone by Eric Holdeman

Clair Rubin, Editor at the Journal for Homeland Security and Emergency Management recommended the Disaster Zone blog. Check it out, seems to be a valuable resource.

Disaster Zone is dedicated to sharing information about the world of emergency management and homeland security. There is a constant stream of new laws, plans, procedures, and technology solutions. Science is also being applied to studying human behavior and how we interact with one another and with all aspects of our environment. Taking advantage of science and applying it to how we perform our everyday functions is something we need to strive for. The Internet has enabled us to share information with one another more easily than ever before.” [More info]

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  1. We are responsible for the management of the 10th International Disaster & Emergency Resilience (IDER) conference to be held this year on Tuesday 20th and Wednesday 21st October 2009 at the Värmlands Museum, Karlstad, Sweden. Previous IDERs have been held in Rome and London.Please take a moment to consider the benefits of the 10th IDER which will be held at Karlstad in Sweden on the 20-21 October 2009. A wide cross-section of the global disaster risk reduction community, ministers, UN agencies, EC representatives and EU planners, responders and emergency services, NGOs, scientific and technical experts, and others will be attending this conference. I would delighted if your organization would consider taking part either as delegate. The 10th IDER (International Disaster & Emergency Resilience conference) is being hosted by MSB (Myndigheten för samhällskydd och beredskap – the new Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency) and will take place on Tuesday 20th and Wednesday 21st October 2009 at the Värmlands Museum, Karlstad, Sweden. IDER is supported by the European Commission, MSB, International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), Institute of Civil Protection and Emergency Management (ICPEM – a recent merger of the Institute of Civil Defence and Disaster Studies and the Institute of Emergency Management) and the European Training & Simulation Association (ETSA) – Sweden has the Presidency of the European Union. IDER is the conference and exhibition where best practice for readiness, response and recovery for disasters and major emergencies are identified and implemented.Updates will be shown at our website:

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