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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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Do Public Safety Power Shutoffs Work

By EM Weekly | January 9, 2020

This week we are talking about the Public Safety Power Shutoffs with Neil Bregman from the City of Santa Rosa. Neil stopped by the studio in the OC to discuss, how the PSPS impacted Northern California if they worked to prevent any fires. At this time the October fire in Sonoma County is still pointing to PG&E.

Edward Gabriel Thank You For Your Service

By EM Weekly | January 5, 2020

This is a special announcement about the passing of Edward Gabriel the former Assistant Chief of NYC EMS/FDNY and Current Deputy Assistant Secretary DHHS his death came as a shock to the EM community.

Preparing For Bush Fires in Australia

By EM Weekly | January 2, 2020

This week we are talking to Bridie McLennan about Bush Fires in Australia which has had some of the worst fires in its history in 2019, and the bush fire


By EM Weekly | December 31, 2019

This week we discuss the year that was 2019. This is a reflection on what the good the bad and the ugly were for 2019 and what 2020 may bring. Happy New Year to you all!

What is An Emergency Management AI?

By EM Weekly | December 26, 2019

This week we are talking to Rob Gourdie the CEO and Co-Founder of SituateMe an Emergency Management AI product. As we move into the world of 5G, AI, ML and the Intent of Things (IoT), we need to embrace crowdsourced information. EMA or the Emergency Management Assistant that SituateMe has developed may be just the tool we are looking for.

You Must Hear the Flood Insurance Guru

By EM Weekly | December 19, 2019

This week we are talking to Chris Greene The Flood Insurance Guru about flood insurance. Flood Insurance is one of the essential items that a community

The Only Plane In the Sky Interview

By EM Weekly | October 24, 2019

This week we are talking to Garrett Graff about his book The Only Plane In The Sky, It is a chilling account of September 11, 2001, told by the stories of the people that witnessed, Responded to and were directly impacted by that day.

National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health

By EM Weekly | October 17, 2019

This week we are talking about disaster medicine and public health with Dr. Thomas Kirsch from the National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health and a Professor of Military and Emergency Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.

The FEMA Reserve Corps

By EM Weekly | October 10, 2019

This week we are talking about jobs. Yes employment with FEMA and the reserve corps. We are excited to have Daniel Alexander on the show to talk about FEMA operations and how they are able to serge when needed with the FEMA Reserves. If you are looking to break into FEMA you must listen to this show.

The Education of an Emergency Manager

By EM Weekly | October 3, 2019

This week we are discussing the education of emergency management vs training. Why it is important to get a formal education. However, you do not need a degree, because there are certificate programs out there for you as well.

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