The Senate voted 81-8 today to confirm Deputy Administrator Peter Gaynor to lead the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
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.
This week we are talking to Jerusha Kasch from Rice University about the role of the emergency manager and where they belong in the organization chart. This is one of the key parts to increase the professional standards of the field of emergency management.
This week we talk to Jody Carter about emergency management in the hospital setting. As you look for opportunities in emergency management don’t just stop…
This week we talk to, ourselves, yep this is an overview of the last 99 episodes and the direction of EM Weekly. This is a fun and entertaining show.
This week we talk to Alex Tardy of the National Weather Service about the weather. Weather is always an issue during an emergency and having a connection to the NWS is a great way to serve your community. Alex brings years of experience to the table when we talk weather.
I think it’s just that label, what really keeps people from taking action. Because they don’t wanna be labelled, especially if you’re a minority, you don’t wanna have an extra label on your back.
Well, it’s all about communication, and the ability to get information out. It’s the same issue that any jurisdiction has…
What kind of leadership development does Team Rubicon do with their leaders? So, we have a few different avenues for that. Obviously, we have the more professional development of the ICS courses, so we do… you know, leaders through ICS 300 and 400, and encourage them to go out and get their textbooks for other general staff positions.
When I first started the profession, there was maybe like, a handful… not a handful, but there was a good number of NGOs to work with, but now… the kind of disasters that just… we’ve seen a huge spike in the last couple years. The number of hurricanes we’ve responded to, and they’re getting bigger…