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IEM was recently named as one of the “2019 Best Places to Work” in Baton Rouge by the Greater Baton Rouge SHRM, an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management, and Best Companies Group.
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.
FEMA’s New (Interim) Policy – “COVID-19 Pandemic: Work Eligible for Public Assistance” – Changes for FEMA Category B work starting September 15, 2020
FEMA just released the interim “COVID-19 Pandemic: Work Eligible for Public Assistance (PA)” Policy dated September 1, 2020. This new Policy is effective for work performed on or after September 15, 2020. For all work performed on or before September 14, 2020, FEMA’s previous policies, guidance and fact sheets still apply.
FEMA’s mitigation grant program, Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC), has the power to transform communities across the nation. In this piece, IEM examines BRIC’s ability to enhance resiliency and thoughts on submitting a strong project proposal.
The COVID-19 pandemic has kept individuals at home for months, and after a cold and remote start to the year, many are eager to leave their homes and enjoy the summer. Social distancing and other public safety measures will impact how individuals enjoy the summer, but they should not prevent you from participating in your favorite activities. IEM’s Medical Director, Rashid Chotani, has developed a guide for how individuals can participate in summer activities while being mindful of public health.
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 […]
OPB – The lack of notification to evacuees as well as the lack of communication with media outlets throughout this summer’s disasters are just some of the items a private consulting firm will be paid to review for Jackson County, Oregon.
Jackson County has a Formalized Contract Today to Commission a Review of its Emergency Response to September’s Wildfires
KDRV – The North Carolina-based firm works with government agencies and private sector organizations to improve disaster preparedness, response and recovery.
Read the interview with IEM’s Vice President, Wayne Thomas, on “bring[ing] together the various assets and capabilities that are found in different parts of government, and private sector, to make them work together to meet the needs of a crisis or a disaster.” Read more.