By educating America’s youth about disaster preparedness, we can empower them with knowledge and skills to lessen their anxieties pre-disaster and build their confidence in contributing to their family and community’s emergency preparedness.
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.
Sunday, August 9, 2020 is National Book Lovers Day. At IEM we LOVE books – we are interested in what we can learn from history in works of nonfiction and welcome the opportunity to escape into a great piece of fiction. To celebrate #nationalbookloversday, the IEM team compiled a list of some our favorite disaster and emergency management related books.
February is earthquake awareness month. Given their unpredictable nature it is important to understand how and where they happen, and how to prepare for a seismic event.
In the disaster business, our focus for the last several months has been on the recovery from the unprecedented series of hurricanes and wildfires in 2017. But if you live in the U.S. Midwest and the South, you know that springtime brings with it another focus: tornadoes. Since it is difficult to predict the severity […]
What follows is a survey of photo, video, news and information content from social media resources and credible news sources. Hurricane Sandy is generating a lot of discussion and activity and people are sharing information and spreading news and content across all media. Videos Live Hurricane Sandy Coverage – The Weather Channel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXMU2qwCVag Coast Guard […]