As December is usually such a busy celebration month for so many people around the globe – regardless of nationality or religious/spiritual leanings – I thought I’d provide some celebration safety tips to make sure those celebrations don’t turn into ‘expected’ tragedies. So join us for the December 6, 2018 episode.
For the August 2, 2018 show we’ll talk with research scientist Connie White, PhD on how Social Media and Drones can help Emergency Managers with decision support and how these can benefit those impacted by disasters.
On our 2018-03-08 show, we’ll talk to Dr. Rickey Miller, a Clinical Psychologist who will talk to us about helping those who have experienced traumatic events and how these events affect their behaviour. We’ll touch on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other aspects related to people’s responses to disasters.
I don’t get the fuss over wanting people to self-quarantine themselves if they’ve been to, come from or passed through any area that has or has the potential to have, Ebola-like cases. What’s the big deal?
I recall when SARS was seemingly running rampant back about 10 years ago (give or take) that one of the instructions was that if you were in contact with – or could have come in contact with – anyone who may have SARS-like symptoms to stay home for a few days to monitor yourself. You even had to call into a hotline and report yourself. Continue reading →