Author: Ashley Goosman

Community First Disaster Response
emergency management

Empowering Communities: The Case for Decentralized Emergency Management

A Bolster to Emergency Programs In recent years, the landscape of emergency management has evolved, with a growing emphasis on decentralization as a critical strategy for fostering community resilience. In this article, we explore the merits of decentralized emergency management, contending that it optimally empowers local citizens to take ownership of their disaster preparedness and


Top 7 Disaster Empire Blog Posts of 2023

Reviewing the 2023 Blog Resilience Champions, welcome! Revel in brilliance with the top 7 Disaster Empire blog posts of 2023. This collection charts our journey toward business resilience, disaster preparedness, and continuity. Recently, we shared the Top Five Podcasts Of 2023 on our YouTube channel. Hosting innovators and experts, let’s now focus on the top

Top Five 2023 Disaster Empire Podcasts
Disaster Professionals

Top Five Podcasts of 2023

Starting off the New Year right! Welcome to Disaster Empire’s 2023 Podcast Extravaganza! This year has been phenomenal, thanks to your unwavering support since our Fall 2022 launch. In this blog, we’ll unravel the top five Disaster Empire Podcasts chosen by you, our valued viewers. From business resilience to crisis management, our curated list encapsulates

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Unwrapping History: Remembering Famous Christmas Disaster Events

Christmastime Disasters Today, we’re Unwrapping History: Remembering Famous Christmas Disaster Events. The holiday season is traditionally a time of joy and celebration, but history has also witnessed events that cast a shadow on Christmas festivities. In this blog post, we’ll delve into some of the famous disaster events that occurred during the most beautiful time

Lessons Learned H Katrina
emergency management

Unlocking resilience: Lessons Learned from Hurricane Katrina

Case Study on H. Katrina Welcome to, where we continue our journey into disaster insights and preparedness. In this follow-up blog, we focus on the impactful case study of Hurricane Katrina, unearthing valuable emergency management lessons and exploring how these insights can fortify community resilience. We hope you read the first in this series,

Disaster Education
Disaster Response

Understanding Disasters: A Comprehensive Guide with Real-life Examples

Diving Into Disasters Welcome to our blog, where we delve into the intricate world of disasters, their definitions, and real-life case examples. This post aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of disasters. We aim to highlight their various forms and impact on communities worldwide. Join us as we tackle this immense subject in a few

Emergency Management History
emergency management

Guardians of Preparedness: Tracing the Journey of Emergency Management

What’s Past is Evolving This blog celebrates the Guardians of Preparedness: Tracing the Journey of Emergency Management. So, let us step into the annals of history, where the origins of Emergency Management unfold as a testament to human resilience. Born in the aftermath of World War II, a pivotal moment marked the birth of a

Building Resilience in Five Years
Business Resilience

Building Resilience: What Businesses Can Do to Thrive Over the Next Five Years

It’s An Ever-Changing World Resilience strategies for companies are an essential aspect of business success. We think you will agree that building resilience makes sense. In an ever-changing world, businesses face many challenges, from economic shifts to global crises. Over the next five years, adapting and thriving in uncertainty will be more critical. Building resilience

What Enterprise Resilience Can Learn From Thanksgiving
Business Resilience

Business Resilience and Thanksgiving: A Recipe for Success

Is the Turkey Done Yet? In the business world, resilience is a quality that can be compared to the heartwarming traditions of Thanksgiving. Just as Thanksgiving brings families together to celebrate and give thanks, business resilience allows companies to weather storms, adapt to change, and thrive in adversity. This blog will explore the similarities between

Organizational Resilience for the Winter Season
Business Continuity Management

Navigating the 2023-2024 Winter Forecast: How Businesses Can Prepare

Winter’s Almost Here! Today, business’ winter preparation includes monitoring the weather and assessing potential risks. Winter weather challenges are nothing new for business continuity managers. As the calendar turns towards winter, businesses’ winter preparation across the globe face the challenge of preparing for the upcoming season. With the ever-present uncertainty in weather patterns, it’s essential to

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