Developing Community and Fire Department Disaster Resilience

As evidenced by turning on the news on any given day, disasters can and do strike at any time. Whether a community is resilient and can bounce back from a disaster or not often depends on the planning and preparation that took place before the disaster struck. Communities that are prepared have a better chance at mitigating the impacts and recovering more quickly. This article by NVFC Mississippi director George Stevens reviews the fire department’s role in disaster preparedness and specific tips for individual, community, and fire department preparedness.