Why Public Private Partnerships Are Critical
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by Sitch Radio
1y ago
Public-Private Partnerships is an agreement between a public agency and a private sector entity. Through this agreement, the skills and assets of each sector are shared in delivering a service or facility for the use of the general public. As governments seek to upgrade infrastructure and address the challenges of climate change, among other objectives, the need for private-sector involvement has grown. When considering pricing risk in a comprehensive and transparent way, governments can tap into the true expertise of private players. Brian Barnier, Head of Decision Science and Analytics is fo ..read more
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A View of Hospital Emergency Management
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by Sitch Radio
1y ago
One of the growing sectors in emergency management is in healthcare. Hospital emergency management is a unique position in the healthcare system. They manage the integration of planning and response efforts within the physical campus and must interact with outside emergency response, emergency management, and public health agencies. Kelly McKinney, the Assistant Vice President of Emergency Management and Enterprise Resilience for NYU Langone Health, discusses how emergency management teams within the healthcare industry are working to overcome the issues they currently face in this ever-changi ..read more
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Improving Emergency Management Education
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by Sitch Radio
1y ago
Educational systems are constantly transforming to reflect a more digitized world. Although there are significant benefits that technology brings to the work environment, it also creates a large gap of inequality. Dr. Craig Hansen, President of the University of Applied Research and Development, works to remove the barriers to higher education by allowing professionals in the emergency management and oil and gas industry to gain recognition of their trainings and ultimately pave the wave for horizontal and vertical growth in their careers. If you would like to learn more about the Natural Dis ..read more
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The Emergency Management Institute Leading Change in Professional Development
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by Sitch Radio
1y ago
Every emergency manager has touched FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute (EMI) in one way or another during their career. As EMI surpasses 70 years of operation, the new Superintendent, Dr. Jeffery Stern discusses how to improve the training and education of the next generation of emergency managers, and the possibility of the development of an Emergency Management Command College. If you would like to learn more about the Natural Disaster & Emergency Management (NDEM) Expo please visit us on the web - https://www.ndemevent.com ..read more
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The Vision of Leadership
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by Sitch Radio
1y ago
After suffering a traumatic and unfortunate brain injury, Jacob Green first changed career paths and became an EMT and a public safety dispatcher, then rose to the position of Assistant City Manager and founded Jacob Green & Associates, an organization that focuses on organizational and leadership development, emergency management, public safety, and crisis communications. Jacob Green is a nationally recognized expert in leadership development and crisis management and works to build stronger and more resilient teams. Links Jacob Green - https://jacobgreenandassociates.com/ If you would ..read more
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Mitigating Stress With Healthy Living
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by Sitch Radio
2y ago
Occupational stress in first responders is associated with an increased risk in mental health problems, while the emotional toll first responders endure on the job has caused suicide rates to skyrocket amongst the industry. Today, prepare.respod.recover. host Todd DeVoe speaks with Brice Long, CEO of O2X, an organization that provides customized wellness programs for public safety departments, the military, and federal agencies to improve the lives of the people that fight to keep us safe. O2X - https://www.o2x.com/ If you would like to learn more about the Natural Disaster & Emergency M ..read more
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Saving Lives Through Training
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by Sitch Radio
2y ago
Due to the uptick of mass shootings over the years, many professions outside of law enforcement are now being trained in active shooter response programs. But have you ever thought about who teaches the law enforcement officers themselves? Join prepare.respond.recover. host Todd DeVoe as he talks with Erik Franco, the CEO of "High Speed Tac Med", one of the nation’s most sought-after active shooter training programs for law enforcement and firefighting. Learn about “Run, Hide, Fight” and how these trainings are preparing law enforcement officers to tackle an active shooter situation as quickly ..read more
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How ShelterBox is Helping Relieve Humanitarian Crisis
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by Sitch Radio
2y ago
A humanitarian crisis arises when an event affects vulnerable populations who are unable to withstand the negative consequences by themselves, and unfortunately, poor populations are likely to be more vulnerable to man-made or natural disasters. As other organizations fill the need for food and medical supplies, ShelterBox is providing the basic need for shelter. Listen in to this week’s episode of prepare.respond.recover as we explore how the disaster relief charity ShelterBox was formed and how they are working to help those in need. If you would like to learn more about the Natural Disaste ..read more
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IBHS, Destroying Buildings to Save Yours
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by Sitch Radio
2y ago
Today prepare.respond.recover. speaks with Lead Research Meteorologist and Senior Director for Standards and Analytics Dr. Ian Giammanco from the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) as he talks about the crazy experiments IBHS conducts to save lives and property as a result of severe weather. Why does IBHS do what they do? As we unfortunately know, severe weather disrupts lives, displaces families, and drives financial loss, however IBHS’s building safety research helps lead us to real-world solutions for home and business owners, helping to create more resilient communit ..read more
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Looking to Private Forecasters to Save Lives
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by Sitch Radio
2y ago
According to NOAA, severe weather issues (such as more frequent and intense heat waves and hurricanes dumping more than the usual rainfall) are an increasing liability to the economy, with 10 weather and climate disasters costing more than $1 billion each so far this year! In addition, western wildfires have also cost more than $40 billion during the past two years alone. Today, prepare.respond.recover. speaks with StormGeo’s TropicWatch Manager Chris Hebert to discuss how the rising costs of changing weather trends, advances in data-gathering and processing, and access to low Earth orbit (rem ..read more
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