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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, March 4, 2015 – Dan Michael, a seasoned finance executive and CPA with more than 20 years of experience in Fortune 500 corporate finance and business segment controllership, joins global security consulting firm IEM as Chief Financial Officer. Based in IEM’s Research Triangle Headquarters office, Mr. Michael will oversee corporate financial and […]
Research Triangle Park, NC, February 26, 2014 How did you end up in the emergency management field? My first job after graduating was with Louisiana’s Office of Emergency Preparedness (now the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness), serving as program manager of a Hurricane Evacuation Study for Southeast Louisiana. When I took that […]
By now, we all know that Zika virus can be spread to humans through pesky mosquito bites. But why should we care only about specific mosquitoes? Aren’t all mosquitoes the same? Actually, there are more than 3,500 species of mosquitoes, 175 of which are found in the United States, and each one is different. The […]
Human infection with Zika virus (ZIKV) was initially reported to be mild and non-life threatening. However, as ZIKV has been introduced into unexposed and highly dense populations, it has evolved. We know now that when the virus attacks the brain of an unborn child, the effects can be devastating. ZIKV can be passed from mother […]
When she learned that Mother Teresa had been declared a saint, IEM CEO Madhu Beriwal was taken back to memories from her childhood, which brought home a powerful realization of the impact that Mother Teresa has had on her life. What follows are Madhu’s reflections after hearing this news on September 4, 2016. I met […]
NBC NEWS – The Federal Emergency Management Agency is planning for the possibility that President Donald Trump could make an emergency declaration to bring in extra funds and personnel to assist the administration’s coronavirus response, according to internal documents obtained by NBC News.
DALLAS MORNING NEWS – As more Texans test positive for coronavirus disease 2019, state lawmakers and health advocates have begun to ask whether — and when — Gov. Greg Abbott might declare some kind of emergency.
BARRON’S – As the coronavirus spreads, the economic fallout will depend in part on the type of emergency declarations made by the federal, state, and local governments.
CNN – As concerns over the coronavirus outbreak grow across the country, state officials and the White House have been in ongoing discussions about whether to declare a disaster or emergency declaration — a move that would, among other things, make it easier to release funds.