Carlos J. Castillo, CEM, was interviewed by Jacksonville’s [email protected] and FOX30 Action News’ Letisha Bereola discussing FEMA’s approach to preparing for hurricane season 2020 in the wake of a pandemic and what to do to be ready to handle the possible effects of the now downgraded but still strong Tropical Storm Isaias. Check back as we update this page with more news and interviews:
Tidal Basin’s Stephanie Murphy Contributes to Washington Post Article
Stephanie Murphy, Vice President of Preparedness, Resiliency and Emergency Management (PREM) recently contributed to an article by The Washington Post.
Hurricane Ian’s Catastrophic Devastation Spans the Eastern Seaboard
Hurricane Ian struck the western peninsula of Florida as a strong Category 4 storm, causing massive destruction to coastal communities and severe flooding throughout the state. Now Ian is taking aim at the Carolinas and other eastern seaboard states. The catastrophic devastation from Ian includes billions in property damages and unfortunately, loss of life. Immediate response efforts are still underway to locate and rescue people who are trapped. Soon, recovery will begin.
National Preparedness Month: A Lasting Legacy
September is recognized as National Preparedness Month and serves as a reminder for people to prepare for disasters and weather events most likely to impact their community.