This week on our blog, BaseCamp Connect, in collaboration with EPIC Podcast, interviewed the President of IAEM Canada, Greg Solecki. Join us to learn more about disaster management, emergency communications, and Emergency Operation Center (EOC) best practices.
“Emergency management” sounds like a pretty vague name for a field, and indeed, the term encompasses a lot of different careers. Today, we’re going to explore the skills necessary for emergency management, as well as some of the specific types of jobs and careers in the field.
'‘I’d like to have a simple solution to patch our radios with neighboring agencies who are on different frequencies when I need it - that’s my primary need.’'
We often hear a variation of this statement, so we thought we’d write a series on the most common conversations we have with public safety agencies. In this first part, we will cover what we consider to be a representative meeting of the radio needs, and everything else will be covered in a separate post.
BGAN portable satellites are very popular in emergency management given their small size, rapid deployability, and relatively low cost of acquisition. Unlike satellite phones, BGAN terminals provide both high-speed Internet and voice which is a very good option if you need to connect a laptop, tablet, smartphone or any other wireless device. In this article, we will walk you through the most popular BGAN options we encounter with public safety agencies.
2017 is almost over and we're already working on new blog posts for 2018. In the meantime, here are the most-read stories about emergency management this year!