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Former Deputy Secretary of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Pamela Hughes Patenaude Joins IEM as Senior Community Liaison
Experienced Housing and Public Policy Expert Joins Tech-Enabled Global Consulting Firm as Senior Advisor RESEARCH TRIANGLE, NC, March 12, 2019 – Today, IEM—a tech-enabled global homeland security and disaster management consulting firm—announced the addition of Pamela Hughes Patenaude as Senior Community Liaison, where she will serve as a senior advisor for the company’s housing and […]
Research Triangle Park, NC — Today, IEM announced that Earl Randall, III, has joined IEM as the Director of Community Development Block Grants – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Compliance and Monitoring. Prior to joining IEM, Randall served as U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Field Office Director for the state of Louisiana from […]
IEM’s AirOps team has been on the ground and in the air supporting response and recovery operations in the Caribbean since Hurricane Irma. The team also helped with evacuations before Hurricane Maria made landfall.
IEM has been selected as a prime contractor to support DHS through the Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions II (EAGLE II) contract. EAGLE II includes multiple awardees, providing DHS with streamlined access to innovative private-sector expertise for IT support. Read more.
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 […]
Senior Executive Advisor Zimmerman on “BRIC Expanding the Concepts of Federal Pre-Disaster Mitigation” in Emergency Management Magazine
Elizabeth Zimmerman is the former FEMA associate administrator and deputy associate administrator for response and recovery from 2009 to 2017, where she led the response and recovery operations of 938 disasters. She has more than 30 years of experience in emergency management. She is now a senior executive advisor to IEM. Zimmerman responded to a […]
From routefifty.com The United States was mostly spared the devastating wrath of Hurricane Dorian. Although the extensive damage caused in the Bahamas by a storm the size, intensity and duration of Dorian is not 100 percent preventable, there are actions state and locals can take now to lessen the blow future storms deliver to our […]