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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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FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute to Reopen

By EM Weekly | July 16, 2020

This week we are talking to Dr. Kelly Garrett Director at Emergency Management Professional Program, about EMI moving forward during and after the COVID-19

Can Smart Cities Help Fight Disasters

By EM Weekly | July 9, 2020

We are hearing a lot about Smart Cities these days. 5G, ML, AI, driverless cars, drones, smart communications, and more. What is the role of emergency management and how can we parley these technologies to save lives?

Managing COVID=19 and Disaster Response

By EM Weekly | July 2, 2020

This week we are discussing what the impact of COVID-19 will have on responding to disasters. It is not going to be business as usual. What will shelter operations look like? Do we operate out of an EOC or a virtual Command Post?

Words Matter: Communication During a Disaster / Crisis

By EM Weekly | June 25, 2020

This week we are discussing how we communicate during a crisis. How does our messaging impact the results? So we have seen a change from the terms on evacuation, how we talk about COVID, and how we promote emergency preparedness messages and programs.

Could Defunding the Police Impact Emergency Management

By EM Weekly | June 18, 2020

This week are discussing the possible impact of defunding law enforcement across the United States, could this impact emergency management?

The Loss of an Emergency Giant

By EM Weekly | June 11, 2020

This week we are taking about the death of Dave McIntyre who passed away Monday night. Dr. McIntyre was the Founding Director of the Homeland Security Graduate Certificate Program

Using Emergency Management During Civil Unrest

By EM Weekly | June 4, 2020

This Week we are talking about what is the role of emergency management before, during and after the protests and the subsequent civil unrest? Today emergency managers have been part of training and exercises for planned and unplanned protests. As the current protests of George Floyd continue, how will this impact Emergency Management?

Are you Florida Ready? Preparing for the Hurricane Season

By EM Weekly | May 28, 2020

This week on EM Weekly we are talking to Dave Peaton about hurricane preparedness and more. Subscribe on your favorite podcast player

Life After COVID-19 How We Recover

By EM Weekly | May 21, 2020

This week we are replaying the webinar with Rodrigo Gomez, Kyle McPhee, and Jeff Schlegelmilch as we discuss what the Recovery after COVID-19 may look like.

Virtual Volunteering During COVID

By EM Weekly | May 14, 2020

This week we are talking with Danielle Holly of common impact. Common impact is a nonprofit that works to build and strengthen communities.

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