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Hear from industry leaders and subject matter experts regarding recent trends, new approaches, and innovative solutions to problems faced by the government and the private sector. Learn more.
S.M.A.R.T. WarfighterTake a look at this mixed-reality training system, where warfighters learn to recognize and react to signs of potential IED threats. IEM created this war game, which is currently used prior to deployment by soldiers at Camp Pendleton’s Infantry Immersion Trainer (IIT). Learn more.
IEM's Blog has been developed to share expert views and analysis by IEM subject matter experts on a variety of disaster response and recovery events and other emergency management topics.
Is Zika Here to Stay?
Author: Rashid Chotani, Senior Scientist, IEM With Zika virus making its presence known in the United States and local transmission occurring in Florida, there is a growing concern about the risk of Zika. But we have to ask the question: WHY is it spreading so rapidly, and why now? Once Zika virus was identified in […]
How the Olympics Will Affect the Risks of Zika
Author: Dr. Rashid Chotani, Senior Scientist, IEM IEM’s Dr. Rashid Chotani discusses the Zika virus outbreak and the risks the Olympics in Rio pose to the spread of the disease. Dr. Chotani predicted that the disease would surface in Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas. Local mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission has been reported in Wynwood, a […]
The Challenge of Developing Situational Awareness During Hurricane Disasters—Part Three: Understanding the Impact (or the “What’s Next?”)
Author: Jim Weldin, Senior Emergency Planner, IEM This is Part 3 of a three-part series on hurricane analysis. Part 1, “Determining the What,” dealt with anticipating the impact of a tropical system and Part 2, “Consequences (Or the ‘So What?’)” focused on consequence management. Hurricane Sandy made landfall near Atlantic City on October 29, 2012, at approximately […]