Category: NHFD Staff News

PrepTalk Audio – “Storytelling to Promote Action”

PrepTalk Audio – “Storytelling to Promote Action”

The podcast version of "The Big One" podcast team's PrepTalk, "Storytelling to Promote Action",  To view the PrepTalk video visit: www.fema.gov/preptalks. See more here: https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/audio/181185

Disaster Partner Spotlight: the NVOAD

Disaster Partner Spotlight: the NVOAD

On this episode, we’ll talk to the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD) President Greg Forrester and FEMA’s Voluntary Agency Coordination Branch Chief Liz Gibson about how the NVOAD fosters a more effective...

2019 Insurance Awareness Day PSAs 1

2019 Insurance Awareness Day PSAs 1

June 28, 2019 is Insurance Awareness Day.  Attached are PSAs on the importance of having flood insurance and being prepared for disasters. See more here: https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/audio/181033

2019 Insurance Awareness Day PSAs 3

2019 Insurance Awareness Day PSAs 3

June 28, 2019 is Insurance Awareness Day.  Attached are PSAs on the importance of having flood insurance and being prepared for disasters. See more here: https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/audio/181037

2019 Insurance Awareness Day PSAs 2

2019 Insurance Awareness Day PSAs 2

June 28, 2019 is Insurance Awareness Day.  Attached are PSAs on the importance of having flood insurance and being prepared for disasters. See more here: https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/audio/181035

Designing an exercise for the most catastrophic events

Designing an exercise for the most catastrophic events

On this episode, we discuss the process of designing massive national level exercises with FEMA’s national exercise division. Jeff Blizzard and Ted Robinson from the national exercise division at FEMA headquarters, join us to...

Advancing Wildfire Resilience with the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network

Advancing Wildfire Resilience with the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network

Since 2013, the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network has connected and supported people and communities who are striving to live more safely with wildfire. The Network has served as a catalyst for spreading best...

FEMA and the Law Enforcement Community

FEMA and the Law Enforcement Community

On this episode we caught up with Roberto Hylton, the Director of the Office of Law Enforcement Engagement and Integration for FEMA and talked with him about his team's mission to integrate emergency management...

Resiliency: A Conversation with Dr. Dan Kaniewski

Resiliency: A Conversation with Dr. Dan Kaniewski

On this episode Dr. Dan Kaniewski, FEMA’s Deputy Administrator for Resilience, joins us to talk about how FEMA’s new strategic and structural focus on Resiliency will make America safer, stronger and better prepared for...

More Efficient Disaster Response through Pre-Disaster Contracts

More Efficient Disaster Response through Pre-Disaster Contracts

On this episode, we talked to Dennis Jones, emergency management director for Chatham County, Georgia. He shares his experience leading his county through Hurricane Matthew and the lessons learned that led to more efficient...