Regional NCR UASI "Shelter In Place Project" in the News
The Washington Business Journal recently featured a regional planning project conducted in the Washington D.C. area. This project (funded by FEMA's Catastrophic Planning Grant Program) was an integrated effort between state/local governments, and several private sector companies in the Golden Triangle Building in Washington, D.C.
The project partners included the American Bankers Association, Blake Real Estate Inc., the BID, architecture firm Karn Charuhas Chapman & Twohey, the Police Executive Research Forum, the Women's Business Enterprise National Council, and Washington Analysis.
Work, School or Home? - Issues in Sheltering in Place During an Emergency
This webinar discusses the results of a recent survey of the Washington, DC Metro area (National Capital Region) residents on emergency actions by the public. Find out what residents say they will do if instructed by authorities to “shelter in place” during an emergency event.
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Large-scale Deployment of Post-Disaster Housing: A Perspective on Solving a National Problem with a Local Solution NYC Office of Emergency Management's "Urban Interim Housing Unit Pilot Project -
On August 25, 2010, the Housing Recovery Plan Manager from the New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) discussed NYC's unique
Interim Housing project, designed to develop a means of supplying Interim Housing Units (IHUs) to NYC that will work for urban areas nationwide and has
implications for the future of post-disaster housing and emergency management.
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