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[PODCAST] Espresso with an Emergency Manager

Posted by Base Camp Connect on April 24, 2018

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.

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Topics: IAEM, emergency management, EOC, emergency communications

Top 5 Most Popular Articles of 2017

Posted by Base Camp Connect on December 22, 2017

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!

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Topics: EOC, ECC, radio interoperability, emergency management

Emergency Operation Centers 2.0

Posted by Dakota Duncan on October 10, 2017

In my last article Equipping the Emergency Operations Center I discussed the importance of the EOC, some of the innovation that is currently taking place with the advancements in technology, social media, and UAV’s (Drones). Almost every county emergency management agency, State DHS/EMA, and nearly every Federal agency now have some type of Emergency Operations Center.

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Topics: EOC, IMT, IMAT, Joint Operations Center, Incident Management Team, Command & Control, Emergency managers, Incident Command

15 Questions to Answer before the next Flood and/or Wildfire

Posted by Paul Calderwood on May 19, 2017

Every emergency responder has heard the stories about the “Big One”, that event that challenged and taxed their agency to the maximum. It could have been a bank robbery, warehouse fire or a 15-car pileup on the highway and each of these events have a common thread; they must have had a lot of radio communications during these events. I can think of a number of large-scale events that can easily challenge any department’s radio communications. I am going to take a look at a number of these events and talk about some ways in which you should be plan for similar events with training and equipment.

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Topics: heavy rains, flooding, ECC, EOC, radio system, telephone communications, emergency management agency, ARFF

Convention Shopping for Communications Equipment

Posted by Paul Calderwood on April 25, 2017

Good afternoon to everyone and welcome to the beginning of convention and trade show season.  It’s that time of the year where we all will travel to at least one or two conventions to learn from the pro’s what is happening in our given public safety field whether it is police, fire or EMS. 

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Topics: Interagency radio system, Trade show, EOC, interoperability, mutual aid partners

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