Disaster Discourse: The Hagerty Blog

Disaster Discourse: The Hagerty Blog

Last month, FEMA announced that it will be releasing a fourth edition (Version 4) of the Public Assistance Program and Policy Guide (PAPPG), scheduled for publication January 2020.  It will be applicable to incidents declared on or after the date of publication. The PAPPG is a single volume document that combines all Public Assistance (PA) policy and provides an overview of […]

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“Supply chain resilience is the ability of a preexisting network of demand and supply to deploy surviving capacity, and/or introduce new capacity, under severe duress. It is the ability of a network, or portion of a network, to continue moving (directing, redirecting, flowing) goods and services even when important elements of the network are no […]

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Hagerty Consulting, Inc.’s (Hagerty’s) final post on the Evolution of Cybersecurity comes at the close of 2019 National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) and considers our team’s unique, programmatic approach to cybersecurity preparedness, specifically as it relates to cyber stakeholder engagement. The Cyber Nexus Approach (CNA) is intended to maximize participation in cyber preparedness and response […]

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2019 AS OF 9:00 AM PST Currently, there are 10 active wildfires across the State of California. The Kincade fire has burned 76,825 acres of land and it 45 percent contained. This is the largest active wildfire in the state. The Easy fire, which ignited Wednesday morning, has already burned over 1,000 […]

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2019 AS OF 10:00 AM PST Reports indicate there are 11 active wildfires across the State of California. While the Tick, Saddle Ridge, and Burris fires are all over 85 percent contained, responders have only contained 30 percent of the Kincaid fire. To-date, the Kincade fire has burned 76,825 acres of land. […]

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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2019 AS OF 9:00 AM PST Overnight, wildfires across California continued to burn. Citizens of both southern and northern California are bracing for strong winds that will pick up tonight as wildfires continue to spread rapidly. Reports say around midnight PST, winds will shift from east to west and will produce wind […]

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2019 AS OF 5:00 PM EST Today is National First Responders Day. Hagerty would like to take a moment to thank all of the incredible first responders deployed across the state of California to battle these wildfires. Additionally, thank you to all first responders deployed across the nation to support Americans in […]

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The theme for the 2019 National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) is: Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT. This month, the Cyber and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is focusing on educating individuals to #BeCyberSmart. With this in mind, Hagerty’s second post on the Evolution of Cybersecurity considers lessons and actions that individuals can take in their […]

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In honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month,  Hagerty Consulting is reflecting on the evolution of cybersecurity planning. In this post, we ask readers to consider recent evolutions in both emergency management and cybersecurity by examining the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) National Critical Functions (NCF) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Community […]

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