Drones in the emergency response space is not a new idea, however, we have seen a growth of the application and use of drones by both small and large jurisdictions. Drones are a great tool. Today we sit down with Chief Charles Werner (ret.) a worldwide drone expert and director of Droneresponders.
The changing scope and scale of disasters, both natural and technological, have altered the ways in which disaster management and financing are addressed and the roles of private-sector organizations specifically. Businesses and nonprofit organizations are increasingly central to the process,
The Emergency Preparedness Network started by Paul Dutton is Helping Communities Be Ready. Dutton is a 20 year experienced veteran to Disasters and has been a Community Emergency Response Teams … Read More
Youth Emergency Preparedness Council (YEPC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to educating and preparing communities for disasters. It is organized and led by the youth through local chapters, serving a … Read More
The National Preparedness Leadership Initiative is a joint program of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Combing the resources and thinking of these two entities enable their faculty to help program participants appreciate and prepare for the full range of crisis leadership challenges, from the health and well-being of diverse communities to the intricacies of multi-entity operations, and working with political officials and the media.
Keeping the power on during a disaster is critical. Utility and emergency management companies are often criticized for not connecting deeply enough with customers. During or after a disaster, consumers … Read More
We have a lot of changes happening in the world today. The United States has a new President and a new direction. President Biden has stated that COVID-19 will be … Read More
Emergency Management at our K-12 schools can be challenging. Each school day, we send about 55 million children to K-12 schools. We entrust the teachers and administrators to keep them … Read More
This week we are talking to a rising star in the field of emergency management Lorraine Schneider
FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor joins us at EM Weekly to discuss the state of FEMA, the challenges that FEMA faced this year with COVID…