Todd’s Desk

Em Weekly’s Emergency Managers Summer Reading List 2021 (non-fiction sort of)

If you have been listening to my podcast for any length of time, you know that reading is something that I think all emergency managers need to do. In the last few years, I have had the Top Ten Books an Emergency Manager Needs to Have on Their Bookshelf. Yes, that is a very long title, however, I am not sure how to make it shorter. Click the title of the book to bring you to Amazon…No I do not make anything off the purchase of the book, however, Amazon makes it easy to share.

Drones a Critical Asset for Emergency Operations

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.

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,

Public Health Should They Take the Lead in Emergency Management?

In recent years, the health impacts of infectious disease outbreaks, natural disasters, industrial and environmental catastrophes, and conflict have captured the world’s attention and reinforced the importance of strengthening public health systems to better protect communities and populations from naturally occurring and human-caused threats.