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Former FEMA External Affairs Deputy Director, Stephanie Tennyson, Joins IEM As Chief Communications Director
RESEARCH TRIANGLE, NC, September 24, 2019 – IEM announced the addition of Stephanie Tennyson as Chief Communications Director. In this capacity, she will provide strategic direction and oversight for the company’s external and internal communications.
BARRON’S – As the coronavirus affects daily life in more and more profound ways, a new concept has entered into policy-making and political discussions: A “national lockdown” to defend against the disease.
CNN – President Donald Trump declared a national emergency Friday afternoon over the coronavirus outbreak following a week of cancellations, suspensions and growing case numbers that unsettled Americans nationwide.
LAW & CRIME – President Donald Trump declared a national emergency during a news conference after 3 p.m. on Friday. This means that Trump invoked the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (“The Stafford Act”) to combat the novel coronavirus COVID-19.
IEM Vice President Bryan Koon Takes on Key Role in Rebuild 850’s Mission to Help the Florida Panhandle Recover
Three months to the day after Hurricane Michael devasted northwest Florida, Rebuild 850 held a media conference call about the volunteer group’s efforts to galvanize the recovery effort. Rebuild 850’s leadership, former Florida House speakers Allan Bense and Will Weatherford, used the occasion to announce a new member of the team. Bryan Koon was named […]
IEM offers states, cities and counties that are recovering from catastrophic wildfires unparalleled experience and administrative skill in disaster planning and recovery. IEM is unique among emergency management firms for its cadre of over 200 in-house, all-hazards disaster recovery planning and recovery experts. Over its 33-year history, IEM has amassed an unrivaled degree of hands-on […]
The spread of misinformation and disinformation or “fake news” during a disaster can cause confusion and pose a threat to public safety.
February is earthquake awareness month. Given their unpredictable nature it is important to understand how and where they happen, and how to prepare for a seismic event.
Smart Cities are the vision of the the future. With 60 percent of the world’s population projected to be living in cities by 2050, the need for advanced infrastructure is critical.
The Parish of Iberville in the State of Louisiana is subject to the effects of many disasters, varying widely in type and magnitude.
Since 1993, IEM has provided technical program integration services to the states and counties making up the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP), a $2.7 billion program jointly managed by FEMA and the U.S. Army. In 1999, FEMA selected IEM to be the onsite Program Management and Integration contractor. Measurable benchmarks for protection. CSEPP is tasked […]
Before the onset of the 2004 hurricane season, IEM, with a team of three subcontractors, was awarded a FEMA contract to support catastrophic planning for Southeast Louisiana. The goal of the project was to develop a functional, scenario-based exercise that would drive the writing of Incident Action Plans for catastrophic hurricane response and build the […]
Mississippi’s Post-Katrina CDBG Housing Recovery Program IEM staff implemented Mississippi’s post-Katrina CDBG Housing Recovery Program—lauded by HUD as a success and best practices model Returned 48,000 Mississippi familes to permanent housing Distributed $4.6 billion in grant assistance, with $2 billion distributed to homeowners one full year ahead of projections Completed the program with an error […]
IEM served as Program Manager for New York State’s $1.2 billion CDBG–DR Housing recovery program to repair, rebuild and elevate homes damaged by Hurricane Sandy and Tropical Storms Irene and Lee. Despite taking over the program from a previous contractor and having to repair many applicant files, IEM achieved on overall 98.7 accuracy rate in […]