Provided by Frontline Resilience 1. Reach out before you hit the wall As frontline first responders, we are driven in service to our communities and to help those in need. We have a remarkable capacity to run on empty and put others before ourselves. While we know that we ought to care for ourselves, often… Continue reading
Dear Colleagues, These last few months have been trying times for Ontarians and those around the world, as COVID-19 spread across the globe, and continues to do so, affecting hundreds of thousands of people. This pandemic is putting the very talented individuals and teams of the Ontario Emergency Management community into challenging situations, while testing… Continue reading
Background In the midst of the COVID19 pandemic, NGO Alliance of Ontario organizations will need to continue to respond to the needs of communities impacted by overland flood, wildfire, tornado, etc… The current pandemic increases risk exposure during response to NGO personnel, volunteers, clients and the public. While each respective mission remains the same for… Continue reading
By Jim Montgomery The City of Ottawa, Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is responsible for the development, implementation and coordination of the City’s Emergency Management Program (EMP). The Ottawa Emergency Management Program exceeds the legislated requirements of the Ontario Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA), and adheres to the internationally developed and voluntary compliance… Continue reading
By now most of you should be finished or most of the way through our first book, and we will be opening up the discussion portion of the book club. I am posting some discussion questions to get us started, but if there are any other salient points or questions you would like to ask,… Continue reading
At long last we’re getting the OAEM Book Club off the ground! The idea was brought up in the Facebook group during the middle of the year, and OAEM has been wonderful enough to host a place for it on the website. What is this? Emergency management is a diverse field. It covers a spectrum… Continue reading
… is to talk about Book Club. If you’d like to. Take a look at the new Book Club discussion thread and start a conversation.
IAEM (International Association of Emergency Managers) has more than 6,000 members worldwide and is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting the ‘Principles of Emergency Management’ and representing those professionals whose goals are saving lives and protecting property and the environment during emergencies and disasters. Our vision is to be recognized globally as the premier organization… Continue reading