Disaster Recovery Roundtable
This podcast is a platform to explore, engage, and educate the emergency management community and will feature guests from diverse emergency management disciplines to discuss mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery topics intended to promote the exchange of ideas and best practices. Episode topics are developed from our team of disaster experts, listeners, and the clients we serve. If you have a suggestion for a topic for a future episode, please click here.
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About The Host
In this episode of Disaster Recovery Roundtable, we discuss the origins of Miami-Dade’s Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) program and how it led to the national program we have today.
A Look Back at the Historic 2020 Hurricane Season and Kickoff to the 2021 Season with Dr. Phil Klotzbach
The Tropical Meteorology Project at Colorado State University has been releasing a seasonal hurricane forecast every year since 1984.
California continues recovery efforts from a historic wildfire season which included some of the largest fires (in acreage burned) in state history. Ryan Buras, Deputy Director with Cal OES discusses California's efforts to recover from and prepare for the next season.
As the first vaccines start rolling out, each state will be required to manage the vaccine distribution process to ensure targeted populations, health care workers, nursing home patients, etc. are able to receive the initial doses.
How Local United Ways Disaster Services Program is Supporting Communities After Hurricanes, Wildfires, Pandemics, and Other Events
The United Way has a dedicated Disaster Services division to support local chapters and the communities they serve in preparing and recovering from disasters. This support includes preparing the chapters and their staff to be prepared for events in their community, in addition to positioning their resources to support the recovery of the entire community from events.
A look back at the 2020 Hurricane Season – An Interview with Hurricane Researcher and Forecaster Dr. Phil Klotzbach
The 2020 hurricane season resulted in historic impacts across the U.S. including a record five landfalling storms hitting Louisiana. To put this historic season in perspective we welcome back Dr. Phil Klotzbach — one of the world’s leading researchers in tropical meteorology and heads up the research division at Colorado State University.