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
Diversity within Emergency Management: A Discussion with the Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management
Diversity in America has become the leading headline in recent weeks due to events around the country. How diversified is emergency management – and how does that impact treatment and distribution of resources?
Kickoff to Hurricane Season 2020: A discussion with local emergency managers as they prepare for hurricane season
In this episode, we hear how emergency managers in Florida, Virginia, and Texas are preparing for the start of hurricane season.
Kickoff to Hurricane Season 2020: An update on the mitigation efforts in Puerto Rico from Hurricanes Irma and Maria
Puerto Rico was devastated in 2017 by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which left behind billions of dollars in damages. In this episode, we’ll hear from the lead of FEMA’s Mitigation Assessment Team for the 2017 storms and have an update on the island’s current mitigation efforts from the previous State Hazard Mitigation Officer for Puerto Rico.
Dr. Phil Klotzbach shares details of his first released forecast of the season and indications on how the forecast might be changing on the eve of an updated forecast, which will be released by Colorado State on June 4, 2020.
Kickoff to Hurricane Season 2020: Communicating Risks – A discussion with the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes
Disaster Recovery Roundtable welcomes Leslie Chapman Henderson with the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) to discuss their hurricane mitigation and preparedness programs.
Kickoff to Hurricane Season 2020: A discussion with Ken Graham, Director of the National Hurricane Center
Disaster Recovery Roundtable host Greg Padgett and Director of the National Hurricane Center Ken Graham discuss preparing for the start of hurricane season.