This week are talking to Dr. Ryan Akers about youth preparedness. Ryan is the founder of MyPI Short for My Preparedness Initiative
I had never considered that the grid could go down or what life would be like without electricity.
This week we are talking to Camilla Baker-DeStefano, she is the founder of the Crisis Academy a new online emergency management training platform. Camilla has a great and interesting background and her journey to emergency management is one that you will want to hear.
This week we are talking to Eric McNulty from the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative at Harvard. We have had Eric on to talk about the NPLI, however today we are talking about the new book that has just been releases called You’re it.
Christ In Action, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1982 by Dr. Denny & Sandy Nissley, has grown into an international ministry touching lives around the world. In the late 90’s the focus shifted from street ministry to disaster relief, preparedness, and crisis intervention training, ministering to those in need as Jesus did (Matthew 25:40).
This week we talk to Brian Sims of the Disaster Logistics Board. As you may have heard that infantry fights the battles, but logistics wins the wars. That saying is true. We have won wars by disrupting the supply lines. So in the context of Emergency Management, logistics is one of the key elements that we need to address.
So, I have a great deal of experience – both overseas and in the U.S. – seeing what the world looks like when things go wrong.
Irene Conforti interviews Melissa Hancock, who shares the history of electromagnetic pulse hazards as a threat to our energy grid from the age of civil defense to present. Melissa Hancock is part of the The Foundation for Resilient Societies. The foundations is a non-profit organization engaged in scientific research and education with the goal of protecting technologically-advanced societies from infrequently occurring natural and man-made disasters.
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.
Irene Conforti Interviews Jacob Green, Author of See Change Clearly: Leveraging Adversity to Sharpen Your Vision and Build Resilient Teams