The Direct Housing Mission Done the Texas Way

This week we talk to Christa López the Director at Texas General Land Office. Christa has taken on the unique role of running a traditional job of FEMA, direct disaster housing. Christa discuss how Texas took on that job and how she is fulfilling that responsibility.

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EP 79 The Rise of Private Disaster Relief Organizations In The World

This week we are discussing the role of the non-government disaster response organizations. Since 2000 there has been a steady increase in the number of organizations not affiliated with government that are responding to and doing an effective job during and after a disaster. Texas Disaster Inc, is a company that was formed after Hurricane Harvey by Jon Cole.

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EP 59 What is a Resilient Community

Today, we are talking about a Resilient Community. According to the Webster’s Dictionary online, resilience is the capacity to recover quickly. I think that our role as emergency managers becomes even more important during recovery.

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EP 57 Launching FEMA's Innovative Strategic Plan with Dr. Daniel Kaniewski

Hey welcome to EM Weekly, and this is your host Todd De Voe. And today we’re talking FEMA’s Strategic Plan with Dr. Daniel Kaniewski. He is the Deputy Administrator for the Protection and National Preparedness Program for FEMA.

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EP 44 The Direction of FEMA with Brock Long

obviously, with IPAWS, that is definitely on the radar screen of those inside FEMA that are administrating the IPAWS program. It is a true program that we face, and a dynamic one; it’s going to continue to change, as technology goes forward. And so, some of the discussions inside FEMA now are, for example

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EP 36 IAEM 2017 Conference and Emex with Ellis Stanley

I’m a chair at the global board. And what we’re doing from a global perspective is reaching out across the globe, building connections, building relationships, creating training opportunities, so that we can help other countries develop substantive emergency management programs.

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Insights of a FEMA Administrator

are they EOCs or are they multi-agency coordination centers, and I tried to differentiate, and an EOC is where the elected authority and who is authorized to execute that authority in an emergency…

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