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Response to Sandy Demonstrates the Value of Training, Resiliency and Collaboration

Emergency Management Magazine
May 9, 2013

While the response was exemplary, Ridge encouraged emergency managers to continue working to build a community of resiliency. “A community of resiliency is not a plan or a strategy or a training exercise — it’s far more than that. It’s the horizontal integration of federal capabilities, the vertical integration of state and local government with the private sector and multiple disciplines,” he said. “So at the end of the day, we have the capacity in any particular community to bring maximum effort to the response to an incident.”

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