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Welcome to, the online home of Disaster Safety Strategies. For the past 15 years, DSS principals Eric Cote and Cara Klein have provided a wide range of services to corporate, non-profit, academic and government clients seeking to enhance safety and disaster recovery through research, public education, coalition development, policy change and building code modification.

Regardless of your need, few agencies in America can match DSS’s expertise when it comes to advancing policies or crafting messages that will make Americans safer in the face of natural or man-made disasters. We invite you to contact agency principals Eric Cote or Cara Klein to discuss how we can work together to make America a safer nation.

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August 28 Infogram Headlines
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:32:00 EDT
Ebola Guidance for 9-1-1 and EMS Responders, FEMA's PrepareAthon! Set for September 30th, WUI Wildfire Mitigation Desk Reference Guide, Westerners Joining Jihad: Implications for U.S.

August 22 Infogram Headlines
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:42:00 EDT
National Interagency Fire Center Statement on Hobby Drones at Wildfires, Feds Propose Rule Changes for Bakken Trains, New Texting for Public Health Toolkit Available, Social Media in Emergency Management

August 14 Infogram Headlines
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:21:00 EDT
Bells Across America Honor Fallen Firefighters, Water Theft Puts Community in Danger, FEMA's 2014 National Preparedness Report, Preventing Suicide in the Emergency Services

August 7 Infogram Headlines
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 16:00:00 EDT
Emergency Responder Health Surveillance, Ebola Spreads, American Patients Return Home, USGS Updates Earthquake Hazard Maps, New Website, Guide Helps Keep Schools Safe

July 31 Infogram Headlines
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:38:00 EDT
National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program Symposium, Autism Training Video for First Responders, NASA: Powerful 2012 Solar Storm a Near-Miss, Hospital Incident Command System Guidebook

July 24 Infogram Headlines
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:25:00 EDT
Study: Health and Safety Issues for Volunteers, Police Targeted in Ransomware Attacks, Tourniquet and Hemostatic Dressings Webinar, New Site Aids the Fight Against Metals Theft

DSS Initiative Showcase

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