Each September, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Ready Campaign host “National Preparedness Month” – an effort to improve individual and community preparedness towards disasters. In 2020, National Preparedness Month is a timely reminder that we all need to be better prepared. In addition to ways the COVID-19 pandemic that has impacted millions […]
CUSEC is seeking proposals from independent contractors, firms, and/or organizations to support a regional, multi-state earthquake and disaster resiliency planning effort. The application period is August 12, 2020 through August 28, 2020 at 4:30PM CDT. For information, view the employment/request for proposals section of our website.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a M5.1 earthquake occurred at 8:07AM EDT near Sparta, North Carolina on August 9, 2020. Within two hours, more than 50,000 people across eight states reported feeling the earthquake using the USGS Did You Feel it? program. Occurring in the East Tennessee/Southern Appalachian Seismic Zone, the earthquake was the […]
Content provided by Winlink.org Today, on the one-year anniversary of the M7.1 Ridgecrest Earthquake in Southern California, Winlink presents “Did You Feel It for Winlink Express”. Through cooperative efforts with the United States Geological Survey, Amateur radio operators worldwide can now report the effects of an earthquake at their location directly to the USGS. The […]
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, CUSEC and our contract partner G&H International Services, Inc. (G&H), on behalf of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate, has focused on adapting the information sharing and decision support tools in the CUSEC Regional Information Sharing Platform (RISP) to support states responding to the […]