Private Sector Emergency Management How They Enhance The Profession

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,

Reaching The Next Generation of Emergency Managers With The Youth Emergency Preparedness Council

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

Developing the Meta-Leader at The National Preparedness Leadership Initiative (NPLI)

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 when the grid is down in

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