"Disaster Heroes - the Podcast" is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by international crisis management consultant and author Suzanne Bernier, based on her critically-acclaimed book, 'Disaster Heroes'. During each episode, the host, a former journalist and news anchor will highlight and interview everyday people who have done or continue to do extraordinary things following disasters.
For every disaster reported in the media, there are thousands of inspiring and uplifting stories we don’t ever hear about. Disaster Heroes helps to bring some of these stories to you, not only to highlight some of these helpers and heroes from around the world, but also to remind us all that 'there is a hero in each of us'.
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On this episode, we talk to Gloria Gilbert Stoga, founder of ‘Puppies Behind Bars’ (PBB), a very unique and special program that trains prison inmates…
Brian and his family have been driving down the semi-deserted streets of Manhattan to thank essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown.
On this episode, we talk to Founder and ‘Chief Wrangler’ of the Field Innovation Team (FIT). Past work in disasters includes hurricane Sandy, OK tornadoes…
Jeff Parness, Founder & Executive Director of the New York Says Thank You Foundation and its many wonderful offshoot projects, including Stars of HOPE USA.
New Orleans native Ronnie Goldman, a very special hero who single-handedly helped rebuild the New York City Fire Department following the 9/11 terror attacks.
On this episode, we talk to 9-year-old Lucas Vetter, who started a fundraising campaign to help equip his local fire department with costly lifesaving CPR devices.
On this first episode of Disaster Heroes – The Podcast, we speak with Chris Hopcraft, the founder of the World Trade Center Oak Project, who tells us about a very special 9/11 project he created to provide hope, healing, and to honor…