Decision making and problem solving are critically important skill areas for
emergency managers, planners, first responders, voluntary agency
coordinators, and other professionals in emergency management.
As an emergency management professional, your ability to identify current and
potential problems and to make sound, timely decisions before and during an
emergency can literally affect the lives and well-being of the local citizenry.
Your decisions can impact the ability of response agencies to do their jobs and
can make the difference in how quickly the community is able to recover from