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Rural Preparedness Quarterly: Spring 2011

This issue provides a look inside remote rescue operations in rural Appalachia, where first responders partner with local volunteers to conduct remote rescue training exercises. Also in this issue is an overview of upcoming RDPC courses and the announcement of the new emergency operations planning course.

Rural Preparedness Quarterly: Winter 2011

Featured is this issue is a look at how the RDPC's event security planning course helped Kentucky law enforcement and security personnel prepare for the 2010 World Equestrian Games hosted in Lexington, Kentucky. Other items in this issue include an introduction to the SAVER Program, and a discussion of how ...

Rural Preparedness Quarterly: Fall 2010

This issue of Rural Preparedness Quarterly travels to Pickens County, South Carolina, where first responders put their RDPC rail car training into action after a 24-car derailment. Emergency resource management is also covered in this issue, as well as the challenges faced when field responders are appointed to act as ...

Rural Preparedness Quarterly: Summer 2010

This issue joins first responders in Alaska, as they battle extreme weather and terrain. Due to the State’s immense size, diverse geography, extreme weather, and rugged terrain, Alaska’s first responders are put to exceptional tests of their skills compared to their counterparts in the Lower 48 states. Also in this ...

Rural Preparedness Quarterly: Spring 2010

Featured in this issue is coverage of the RDPC's visit with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. RDPC and EBCI discussed the unique multi-jurisdictional challenges EBCI faces operating as a sovereign nation. Other topics in this issue include the difficulties faced by rural EMS responders, and the 2009 National Training ...