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.
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An emergency management executive with more than 20 years of experience, Luis Avila will be taking on the role of Assistant Vice President of Mitigation at Tidal Basin – a new position added to our organization to support our increased efforts in the mitigation arena.
In this issue of Disaster Recovery Today, "Disaster Planning and Preparedness for Maritime Ports: Five Important Points," Tidal Basin’s VP of Preparedness, Resiliency and Emergency Management (PREM) Stephanie Murphy interviews Kyle Gibbs, former Risk Manager of PhilaPort.
After its discovery in China in late December, the virus quickly spread globally and made its way to the United States by early January. The initial U.S. hotspots were a nursing home in Washington State and New York City.
Wildfires across the West Coast burned millions of acres in 2020 with California experiencing the worst of the fires. By late summer, a combination of extremely dry conditions, high winds, and lightning strikes from storms sparked a ticking time bomb in California.
Hurricane Laura was the first major hurricane of the 2020 season and the strongest storm to impact Louisiana in over 150 years as a category 4 hurricane. Six weeks after Laura, Hurricane Delta made landfall on Oct 9th where it came ashore less than 15 miles to the east of where Laura made landfall near Cameron, Louisiana.
A cluster of severe storms, called a Derecho, caused extensive damage in several Midwestern states including Iowa in August of 2020. The August Derecho created a 750-mile path of damage with peak winds over 100 mph, with some gusts as high as 140 mph in Central Iowa.