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Taking Measure

Just a Standard Blog

Justin Kates

portrait of Justin Kates

Justin joined the Nashua, New Hampshire, Mayor’s Cabinet in August 2011 after coming from the Delaware Emergency Management Agency. In his role as director of emergency management, Justin coordinates city-wide emergency response efforts by working with federal, state, and other areas of municipal government in obtaining the necessary resources to recover after a disaster. He is a certified emergency manager affiliated with the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) and serves as IAEM’s vice president for the six New England states.

Toward a Resilient Nashua, New Hampshire

Something that is resilient bounces back from injury or adversity. Communities that are resilient may be damaged by some natural or manmade hazard event, but