Firestorm - Crisis management, critical decision support, crisis communications
By Kenneth O’Dell, S.E. M.ASCE, Principal, Firestorm MHP
With the onset of an early tornado season occurring near the one year anniversary of the great Tohoku Earthquake in northern Honshu, Japan, as well as one year after some of the most devastating tornado sequences in recent history, we were surprised to see that the state of Alabama and its residents were struggling with questions regarding "red tape" on the implementation of requirements for approving storm shelters.
Our surprise was further compounded by recent dialogue in Disaster Recovery Journal's LinkedIn group questioning the applicability and timing of national adoption of the certification process under the PS-Prep program initiated following the recommendations of the 9-11 Commission.
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Firestorm founders Harry Rhulen and Jim Satterfield wrote Disaster Ready People for a Disaster Ready America specifically to address the need for crisis and disaster preparedness at home, and the book has become a cornerstone of many personal and corporate preparedness programs.