The EM Weekly Show

Hosted by Todd De Voe and we are all about bringing news, interviews discussing trends and issues that impact Emergency Management, First Responder’s, military, education, public safety, communications, disaster volunteer organizations, public health, humanitarian groups, NGOs, professionals, students, and researchers. In support of the Show EM Weekly also offers a Blog for those who would rather read our episodes weekly and have access to additional content not discussed in the Show.

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EP 61 What Is Disaster Capitalism?

By EM Weekly | May 17, 2018

But what were the costs of winning? And can they make the turn to their original goal of why they fought in the first place? So then we look at Afghanistan, which, you know, we start to film there, it’s a man-made disaster.

EP 60 The National Integration Center

By EM Weekly | May 10, 2018

Now emergency management isn’t necessarily just about response and recovery anymore, it really is becoming much more complex.

EP 59 What is a Resilient Community

By EM Weekly | May 3, 2018

Today, we are talking about a Resilient Community. According to the Webster’s Dictionary online, resilience is the capacity to recover quickly. I think that our role as emergency managers becomes even more important during recovery.

EP 58 Millennials and Gen Z The Future Emergency Manager

By EM Weekly | April 26, 2018

And if we’re talking about really moving emergency management into the next generation of technology, the next generation of engagement, the next generation of communication, it’s really, really smart to align and partner with generation Z

EP 57 Launching FEMA's Innovative Strategic Plan with Dr. Daniel Kaniewski

By EM Weekly | April 19, 2018

Hey welcome to EM Weekly, and this is your host Todd De Voe. And today we’re talking FEMA’s Strategic Plan with Dr. Daniel Kaniewski. He is the Deputy Administrator for the Protection and National Preparedness Program for FEMA.

EP 56 Opportunities With Team Rubicon Global

By EM Weekly | April 12, 2018

I would say that Team Rubicon is a very great organization to– not just being biased, but it’s a great organization to join because it’s not always just disasters that we do, because disasters don’t happen every day, right?

EP 55 Exploring the Epic Catastrophe The Thomas Fire

By EM Weekly | April 5, 2018

Yeah, and one of the things that Randy and I had actually talked about when we were realizing the magnitude of this, and all of these were coming in that it was almost like a very localized, catastrophic earthquake.

EP 54 Behind the Scenes of the JTF Civil Support

By EM Weekly | March 29, 2018

There’s a lot of capability across our officer core. We have some officers who have a lot of science background in the pure sciences, such as Chemistry, Biology. Most have a minimum of a master’s degree, and we do have some doctorate level officers in those hard sciences fields….

EP 53 Fundamentals of Weather and Emergency Management

By EM Weekly | March 22, 2018

What I throw out when I pose that question is, weather affects your day-to-day operations whether you realize it or not. Because even something as benign as a passing rain shower, or a thunder storm, any one of these events that you seemingly kind (inaudible) into a sense of, “Oh, we got this, we’ve seen this before, we’ve dealt with it before,”

EP 52 Attracting Diversity by Creating Opportunities in EM

By EM Weekly | March 15, 2018

Diversity in terms of staffing, diversity in terms of students who were doing the research, so that they, having better entries into their own communities, and a greater understanding of the needs of those communities, could be tremendously helpful in developing disciplines.

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