First Response Coalition Blog

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The First Response Coalition Blog has an interesting article on how the emergency communications are still not capable of what they should be while we have set up one hell of a system over in Iraq. This is one of those things that everyone will be wondering why it was never fixed after the next big incident.

First Response Coalition Blog:

At a July 10 press briefing in Baghdad, Iraq, U.S. Army Major General William McCoy provided an update on the progress that has been made towards restoring key Iraqi infrastructure, noting the installment of the Advanced First Responder Network, a high-tech data and voice communications system linking police, fire and emergency services across 14 provinces.

Meanwhile, back at the ranch… first responders throughout the United States still have do not have the ability to reliably and effectively communicate with each other, and there remains no national strategy to establish a nationwide interoperable emergency communications network. (Read More)

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