Emergency Preparedness Amidst COVID-19: A Guide for Local Governments
As local governments grapple with the COVID-19 challenge, hurricanes, wildfires, floods,
and other disasters continue to threaten communities across the US. How can local leaders
keep residents safe and prepare for these hazards amidst a global pandemic that requires
physical distancing and other precautions? The Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management and the National League of Cities developed a brief guide on the challenges of emergency preparedness, ways to improve preparedness, and resources for local governments to support their ongoing preparedness efforts. Read more on the brief here.