When does Response End and Recovery Begin?

This week we are talking to Dr. David McEntire one of the thought leaders in the field of emergency management education. David not only is actively teaching emergency management, he was part of the team that laid the groundwork for what emergency management curriculum is today.

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The Moment of Truth by Kelly McKinney

Every job is completely unique that it’s just, it’s incredible, and you’re like, and you’re in the middle of the job, and you’re like, really? Like, you know, really like I gotta deal with this now. Like couldn’t it just be a normal job? Like when am I going to get them? What am I going to get an easy job?

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Got Power? The Role of the Power Company During a Disaster

This week we are talking about emergency management and their role in utilities. In this case we are focusing on the power company. In every part of the developed world there are men and women that are keeping the lights on. And in every part of the developed world these men and women are responding to down cables and more. We are happy to included these brave people on EM Weekly.

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What is First Net? And Why We Need To Care

This week we are talking communications with First Net. You may have heard of this partnership between the FCC and ATT to provide priority cell and other communications avenues to first responders and other public safety professionals, however do you know how it works and why? Well we are about to find out.

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The Intersection of Emergency Management, Health Services

This week on EM Weekly we are talking about public health and emergency management. Public health has always had an important role in the safety of the community and emergency management is one of the areas that we are seeing growth in this discipline. In fact, some people in our community think that the CDC or Public Health should take the lead when it comes to EM. We are discussing that and more with Paula Buchanan

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