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Anyone on this planet would have a difficult time saying with a straight face that the frequency and size of catastrophic events hasn’t increased in the past few years. I have a few years on most professionals in this field and I have observed a pretty drastic change from the norms of the past. Weather events are more severe, causing more death and destruction, and occurring in areas of the country that have not experienced that level of event in the past. The weather patterns have changed regardless of the cause and we are being constantly surprised by the frequency and ferocity of the events. Rain amounts in inches per hour causing urban and suburban flooding with little notice to prepare. First responders and public/private sector emergency management organizations have never been busier. Malicious codes such as Stuxnet destroy systems and disrupt operations. Discussions regarding cyber warfare plans between countries and capabilities