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IEM was recently named as one of the “2020 Best Places to Work” in Baton Rouge. The awards program is a project of the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report, the Greater Baton Rouge SHRM, an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management, and the Best Companies Group.
IEM, supporting Quanta Services and ATCO in LUMA Energy, serves as the federal fiscal fund manager and assists in emergency management efforts.
KTVU – KTVU’s Heather Holmes talks with Dr. Rashid Chotani, medical director of IEM and COVID-19 researcher, about the latest vaccine developments and COVID-19 headlines.
KTVU – Coronavirus cases have topped 40 million worldwide and experts say the US could be a few weeks behind a current surge in Europe. KTVU’s Heather Holmes speaks with an infectious disease expert about the latest coronavirus headlines.
FORBES – As pandemic fatigue sets in, more and more people are taking to the road. Worried about flying but tired of staying home, they’re setting off on road trips.
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.
With COVID-19 cases rising across the nation you can still enjoy the season, however, Fall activities may look a little different this year due to the pandemic.
IEM Insights: The basics of the Disaster Relief Fund, or DRF, for those of us who aren’t Stafford Act experts or former FEMA CFO
The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Disaster Relief Fund (DRF) has been in the news recently due to COVID-19. Let’s look at some of the basics.
The famous line “show me the money,” from the 1996 movie Jerry McGuire, is appropriate for 2020 as every state, locality, territory, and tribe (SLTT) in the United States is seeking financial assistance in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic and its ramifications.
A successful disaster recovery effort using HUD CDBG-DR (Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery) is reliant on the quality of the systems utilized to organize recovery efforts.
New Jersey’s (NJ) Department of Community Affairs (DCA) hired IEM to assist in completing their U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) housing recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.