The Republican governor says Maryland is particularly vulnerable to flooding, because it has 7,000 miles (11,265 kilometers) of shoreline. Maryland’s Ellicott City has suffered two major floods less than two years apart. Maryland’s capital city of Annapolis experiences tidal flooding at least 40 days out of the year. The coalition is a nonpartisan group of […]
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Last week, the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS) released an Internal Safety Review Board report regarding the Line of Duty Death of Lieutenant Nathan Flynn. CHHS is honored to have worked closely with the Internal Safety Review Board throughout its eleven month investigation, providing project management and writing support. Senior Law […]
The University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security (CHHS) is proud to release its quarterly newsletter for the Summer of 2019. This edition features in-focus reports on three program areas: academics, recovery and public safety technology. It also includes a message from our Founder and Director, Michael Greenberger. Check it out here: CHHS […]
On July 19th, 2019, the Prince George’s County Emergency Preparedness Program and Partners will facilitate a Full Scale Exercise to practice mass medication dispensing capabilities. We are currently seeking volunteers to serve as clients to walk through a point of dispensing (POD) at Largo High School. Volunteers will be needed from 9:00 am until 12:00 […]
Several CHHS staff members will share their expertise with public health preparedness professionals nationwide as presenters at the 2019 Preparedness Summit on March 26th & 27th in St. Louis, MO. Please see the schedule and hyperlinks below for details. If you are attending the Summit, we hope to see you at our presentations! Tuesday, […]
On May 23rd, 2019, CHHS will help facilitate a Full Scale Exercise on behalf of the Region V Hospital Coalition. We are currently seeking volunteers to serve as mock patients. Please sign up to volunteer below:
The National Security Agency, in 2017, awarded a series of grants to universities to build academic courses on critical cybersecurity topics. The goal of the project was to establish a free, open-source repository of courses and modules so that the public would have access to content developed by the the country’s foremost cybersecurity experts. CHHS […]
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