HAP Blog

September 13, 2022

Managing Incidents: Who’s Who in the Zoo?

There are so many different agencies, contractors, state and federal partners, and others who play a large role within the EM world. Understanding who you can help and where you can turn for assistance are key aspects of emergency management, but first you have to know all the key players.

August 31, 2022

Make Your After-Action Report Count

Finally, you’ve made it through the tornado that upended operations at your facility, and you’re off to respond to the next event or to catch up on the work that came through during your time of crisis. But here’s an important reminder: there is an after-action report to complete.

July 15, 2022

The Two Severe Weather Events You Don’t Know (But Should)

There is a reason why severe weather is always in the top 10 or even the top five hazards of every hazard vulnerability analysis. We are documenting more tornadoes, more tropical weather, and more irregular storm systems than ever before.

June 30, 2022

Part 2: What to Do When the Power Goes Out

With summer officially underway, we have to be ready for severe storms, extreme heat, and other conditions that can knock the power offline. Part two of this two-part series looks at three critical factors to add to your emergency list so your power plan is ready for the summer.