Tagged: Preparedness

Thesis Series: Engaging Children and Youth, Via K-12 School Curricula, to Build a Culture of Disaster Preparedness

  NPS-CHDS master’s graduate Kimberly Hayward (MA1803/1804), Community Preparedness Officer at FEMA, talks about her thesis where she analyzes how to engage children and youth to facilitate behavioral change and build a culture of...

The National Education Training Center: Reflections on 2016 and Looking Forward

Video presentation at the 2017 APEX workshop (Alumni Professional Exchange). Scott Kelberg CHDS Executive Leaders Program alumnus Scott Kelberg, Assistant Director of FEMA’s National Education and Training, briefed APEX attendees about the agency and...

Fighting Tomorrow’s Fire Today: Leveraging Intelligence for Scenario-Based Exercise Design

Interview — video. Thomas Healy. As it stands, preparedness exercises are being conducted with minimal regard to previous exercises and real-world events. This thesis suggests that by looking into the past, emergency responders can...

How the Public and Private Sectors Can Work Together in Disaster Preparedness and Response

How the Public and Private Sectors Can Work Together in Disaster Preparedness and Response

Interview — video. Bryan Koon. Bryan Koon, Senior Operations Manager Emergency Management Dept. Wal-Mart Inc., discusses how Wal-Mart is working to develop strong public-private partnerships at state and local levels in an effort to...