Emergency Management and Our Role in Sustainability

This week we talk to Dr. Robert Schneider about sustainability and emergency management. As we are in the Recovery, and Mitigation phases we need to consider the impacts of building codes, zoning and land use. Sustainability is part of what we as emergency managers do.

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Using EM in Post Conflict Stabilization

This week we are talking to Kyle King about rebuilding nations after war. In today’s world we are not short of human caused disasters, war, terrorist attacks, and more. Kyle is using the skills of emergency management to help rebuild these nations.

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What’s Your Plan? Putting the Culture of Preparedness to Work

This week we are talking to James DeMeo the author of What’s You Plan. We discuss the culture of preparedness and how we can encourage people to be vigilant about their soundings. In todays world you can be involved in an act of violence any place, and anytime.

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Veterans Transition to Emergency Management

This week we talk to Dr. Rynele Mardis about how veterans can transition out of the military and into roles in the field of emergency management. In a piece in the Journal of Emergency Management, it stated that veterans make great emergency managers because of their commitment to teamwork, leadership, and understanding of command structure.

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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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