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Press Releases and Announcements
Disaster Experts Launch Hurricane Education Campaign in Puerto Rico to Inform Rebuilding Efforts and Protect Against Future Hurricanes
On 6 Month Anniversary of Hurricane Maria, IEM and FLASH Announce “Hurricane Strong” Initiative to Help Puerto Ricans Build Back Safer and Stronger SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO, March 15, 2018 – Today, national experts in emergency management, disaster preparedness, and resiliency joined local officials in Puerto Rico to announce a new island-wide education campaign designed to […]
RESEARCH TRIANGLE, NC, January 9, 2018 – Vice President of International Homeland Security and Emergency Management at IEM was appointed Chairman of the Multihazard Mitigation Council (MMC).
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.
IEM’s Dr. Rashid Chotani, MD, MPH, was awarded a NATO Science & Technology Organization (STO) Scientific Achievement Award for research on medical countermeasures against biological agents. Read more.
IEM-Developed Guidance Helps Airports Prepare for DisastersThe TRB has published ACRP Report 73, a guidebook prepared by IEM that helps airports develop/implement mutual aid programs in preparation for disaster response. Read paper.
IEM Selected as Disaster Recovery Technical Assistance Provider by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Homeland Security Firm Awarded Prestigious Designation for Third Year in a Row; Grant Enables IEM to Share Industry-Leading Expertise to Help Hurricane-Affected Communities Increase Capacity for Post-Disaster Recovery Housing RESEARCH TRIANGLE, NC, December 1, 2017 – IEM, a global homeland security firm specializing in emergency management, disaster recovery, and mitigation, has been awarded a Community Compass […]
Global Security Firm Joins Consortium to Support Federal Efforts to Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction RESEARCH TRIANGLE, NC, November 21, 2017 – IEM, a leading global security consulting firm, is one of the companies selected by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for the Joint Enterprise-Research, Development, Acquisition, and Production/Procurement (JE-RDAP) contract. This 10-year multiple award, […]
RESEARCH TRIANGLE, NC, October 10, 2017 – IEM announces the launch of a new Rapid Response Cadre – a team of experienced professionals in disaster response and recovery who are available for deployment before, during, or after a disaster or emergency event. The Cadre is designed to further cement IEM as the leading firm providing emergency […]
RESEARCH TRIANGLE, NC, October 2, 2017 – Global homeland security and emergency management company IEM has named Rafael Lemaitre as Chief Communications Officer (CCO). As CCO, Lemaitre will drive strategic communications initiatives for IEM, oversee media relations and digital engagement, and serve as chief spokesperson for the company. “Rafael brings with him over 17 years of […]