The Inside Story of The AHIMTA

We branch out much more than just the incident management team itself because of everything that we touch. We are often working very closely with FEMA as subject matter experts on, you know, the NIMS refresh. We were very much involved, different initiatives both within the national wildland coordination group and with, FEMA on the progressiveness of where they’re going with their doctrines.

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EP 83 What is the Real Cost of Natural Disasters

This week we talk to Anne Stauffer of the Pew Charitable Trusts. Anne surveyed state emergency managers and their staffs requesting information on 2012-16 spending for state-funded disaster assistance programs, expenditures related to federal programs, and federal reimbursements received. Pew then determined each state’s total disaster spending by adding the two spending categories and reducing that figure by the reported reimbursement amount. The researchers also held follow-up discussions with states to clarify and refine their responses.

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EP 81 Turn the Tables Making Donations Management Successful

So a lot of donors, whether they’re individuals or companies, they really liked that idea because they’re saying, okay, well now my dollar or my $100, it’s turning into a $1,000 or $3,000 worth of product.

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EP 80 What Happens When You Become a Preparedness Community Activist

The Northeast L.A. Disaster Survival Task Force was born out of frustration from a group of community members that could not find disaster information for their neighborhood.

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EP 79 The Rise of Private Disaster Relief Organizations In The World

This week we are discussing the role of the non-government disaster response organizations. Since 2000 there has been a steady increase in the number of organizations not affiliated with government that are responding to and doing an effective job during and after a disaster. Texas Disaster Inc, is a company that was formed after Hurricane Harvey by Jon Cole.

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EP 78 Empower Youth Leadership To Solve School Violence

I’m charged with a leadership group and me and my cohort, we’re going to be rising seniors. We have to find an initiative to work with our underclassmen. Is this something Julia? He said, is this something Julia,

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