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3 years 5 days
Author: Jim Chesnutt
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The idea of realistic web-based social simulation for crisis training and exercises was a pipe dream just a few years ago until Nusura, Inc. created SimulationDeck.
4 years 10 months
Author: MarkAmann
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Albert Einstein once said: “The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.” Who can argue with that, especially when it comes to technology? Imagining how technology can fill a void is necessary when it comes to conceiving a new device or system.
4 years 11 months
Author: Michelle McGowen
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Dr. Vanderwagen has had extensive experience in disaster preparedness, response and recovery having been the lead federal health official in response to Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Ike and Gustav to name just a few.
5 years 3 days
Author: MarkAmann
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Chris is a wonderful camerman, editor and video producer, and an all around great guy. He worked as part of the mock media crew for Indiana Department of Homeland Security's "Without Warning" exercise.

5 years 1 month
Author: Jim Chesnutt
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As the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approached, I began to wonder if the truth about New Orleans residents shooting at rescuers and helicopters had ever really been told. A quick Google search turned up some old stories related to Associated Press accounts of residents shooting at helicopters, but nothing matched exactly what I saw and heard when I was there.
5 years 9 months
Author: Jim Chesnutt
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For many firms in the emergency management industry, 2011 was a bitter brew. Shrinking local, state and federal spending, increasing competition for even small projects, and rising costs for doing business all resulted in declining profits, layoffs and stagnating salaries for employees.
6 years 3 months
Author: Gary Gleason
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We knew there was a good chance the community’s preparations would someday be put to the test with a tsunami, but we never expected to be there to watch it happen. As previously noted, the response went very well, but there are always lessons learned and few surprises in this business...
6 years 3 months
Author: Gary Gleason
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For four years Nusura has been working with the Del Norte, CA Local Transportation Commission (DNLTC) to prepare the community for an evacuation requiring the support of transportation agencies. We knew there was a good chance the community’s preparations would someday be put to the test with a tsunami, but we never expected to be there to watch it happen.

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