Category Archives: Policy

Jonathan Fielding Asks About Resilience

Jonathan Fielding, LA County’s Public Health Director is a very smart man. Here is what he said today:  The National Health Security Strategy’s community resilience aims has “so many pieces that are difficult to operationalize.”  Here are examples he gave: … Continue reading

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You Must Read This: RWJ’s Resilience Fiction

I recommend reading pages 31 to 34 of the RWJ report entitled “Vulnerability 2030:  Scenarios on Vulnerability in the United States.” Scenario 4, “Creative Communities”, imagines an United States in which the federal government is so constrained by budget cuts … Continue reading

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The Trend Is Your Friend

PREPostrophiles, don’t you love when a conference invigorates your work?  I attended a research conference on community resilience that charged me up again.  The Veterans Health Administration’s Comprehensive Emergency Management Program Evaluation and Research Conference in Alexandria, VA just let … Continue reading

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