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IEM was recently named as one of the “2019 Best Places to Work” in Baton Rouge by the Greater Baton Rouge SHRM, an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management, and Best Companies Group.
ROUTE FIFTY – Flooding and tornado season are underway and hurricane season is just around the corner. How will state and local governments—already strained by the coronavirus pandemic—deal with other natural disasters?
HOMELAND SECURITY TODAY – The whole community approach to emergency response is one of many lasting legacies that President Barack Obama and Fugate left on FEMA and the practice of emergency management. Several times in the last few weeks the president and the vice president have talked about a ‘whole of government’ approach to the evolving COVID-19 disease.
PROPUBLICA – Vice President Mike Pence wants the private sector to donate critical medical supplies to help during the coronavirus pandemic. But the White House’s chaotic requests have not included consistent information on how exactly businesses can do that.
THE PHILADELPHIA TRIBUNE – As governors assess their states’ needs and top health care officials warn of supply shortages, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is mapping out its role and preparing what assistance it can provide to states and communities.
IEM Founder/CEO Beriwal and Senior Community Liaison Patenaude participate in the Bipartisan Policy Center’s forum on “Reducing Natural Disaster Costs: Building Better and Stronger”
The costs and devastation associated with natural disasters will continue to increase as storms increase in intensity. Given the magnitude of recent natural disasters and their recurrent nature, controlling the costs of future disasters is a necessary policy objective.
Recently, IEM sponsored HERricane, a unique program designed to encourage young women to explore careers in emergency management and allied fields.
Social distancing is essential to prevent community transmission of coronavirus. Unlike self-quarantine or isolation, social distancing places no locational constraints and instead focuses on behavioral practices to decrease the risk of exposure.
Helping communities recover is a team effort, and IEM knows that a key partner in this effort are houses of worship.
After major disasters, communities come together to identify unmet needs and help direct support to where it is needed the most. For many families, the most pressing need is to return to a home that is safe, clean, and secure.
IEM’s One Doc, One Knock is a business consulting and management tool that makes application processing for disaster recovery funding run more efficiently.
In 2013, the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act amended Section 428 of the Stafford Act, authorizing FEMA to enact new Public Assistance Alternative Procedures.
WebPuff is a comprehensive Web-based emergency management decision support system designed to aid in planning for a chemical accident or incident.