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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.
Understanding and Maximizing Federal Resources: Insights on FEMA’s Guidance on “Coordinating Public Assistance and Other Federal Funding Sources”
On July 2, 2020, FEMA released the “Federal Cost Share for Public Assistance Program” fact sheet. In this piece, IEM examines the background and importance of these two pages of federal guidance.
The Atlantic hurricane season officially started on June 1, and with three named storms already behind us, the looming threat of extreme weather compounded with the COVID-19 pandemic is forcing emergency managers to rethink how they will support communities impacted by hurricanes and tropical storms.
In the fight against the coronavirus, contact tracing is vital to successfully reopen the economy while containing and limiting the transmission of the virus. Contact tracing is a proven method to respond to outbreaks and is essential to strengthen the country’s public health infrastructure and prevent a second-wave of COVID-19 from occurring.
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 […]
KTVU – KTVU’s Heather Holmes talks with Dr. Rashid Chotani, medical director of IEM and COVID-19 researcher, about the latest vaccine developments and COVID-19 headlines.
KTVU – KTVU’s Heather Holmes speaks with Dr. Rashid Chotani, a COVID-19 researcher and medical director at IEM. They discuss convalescent plasma, antigen tests and other coronavirus-related news. Chotani has advised the CDC and is a leading figure in the fight against COVID-19 in the US.
CNN – Even after President Donald Trump diverted $44 billion from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to pay for federal unemployment benefits, its disaster relief fund will still have at least $25 billion to use in response to hurricanes, fires and other natural disasters over the next month.
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.