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RESEARCH TRIANGLE, NC, March 15, 2019 – Today, IEM—a tech-enabled global homeland security and disaster management consulting firm—announced it was awarded a $37 billion U.S. Army contract to support a wide array of Department of Defense national security services through the Army’s Responsive Strategic Sourcing for Services (RS3) indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract. […]
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 […]
Last year was the second-wettest year on record in the United States, and as climate change progresses, experts predict that extreme flooding will only get worse. We as a nation and our infrastructure – particularly the over 90,000 dams — are not prepared. In February 2020 extreme flooding prompted emergency declarations in eight states and […]
IEM worked with the North Carolina Emergency Management Division’s Information and Planning Section to complete a five-year hazardous materials study series for the state’s nine Domestic Preparedness Regions (DPRs). The study provides an assessment of the hazardous materials risks near critical facilities such as schools, public buildings, congested transportation routes, and areas with large population […]
Under contract with the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA), IEM worked closely with state and local emergency managers and first responders to establish a comprehensive exercise program for both natural and human-caused hazards.
IEM was tasked by the National Emergency Management Association (NEMA) to develop and implement a training curriculum to provide State Agency Directors with instruction on the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS). Training has been successfully delivered in 11 states, with the ultimate goal of having the training curriculum available […]
KTVU – KTVU’s Heather Holmes speaks with Dr. Rashid Chotani, medical director of IEM, about education during the pandemic as university systems come up with strategies to resume learning, along with some of the latest coronavirus news.
E&E – A former Department of Homeland Security official alleged that President Trump sought to halt disaster aid to California in 2018 for political revenge. But California has received more disaster declarations than any other state since Trump took office.
GRIST – President Trump issued a memorandum authorizing states to tap the Federal Emergency Management Administration’s (FEMA) $70 billion Disaster Relief Fund to pay for enhanced unemployment benefits.
KTVU – KTVU’s Heather Holmes speaks with Dr. Rashid Chotani for a weekly interview. Chotani is actively researching COVID-19.
The IEM-developed TRB primer, ACRP 94, explains how to evaluate and implement web-based emergency management tools into normal and emergency response airport operations. Read paper.
The TRB has published ACRP Report 95, a guidebook prepared by IEM providing guidance on organizing citizen volunteer programs to assist airports during an emergency. Read paper.