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Mitigation: Expert Knowledge Exchange (11)

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A collection of short videos by subject matter experts who clearly and concisely explain the concept and practical application of modern Mitigation principals. The ‘subject matter experts’ are professionals from within FEMA and other related public and private organizations. The goal of this Collection is to provide easy access to a wide variety of Mitigation topics in brief modules for education, training and general reference.
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September 20, 2013
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  • Image: MITIGATION: The  Tornado Outbreak of 2011 (EKE)

    MITIGATION: The Tornado Outbreak of 2011 (EKE)

    FEMA Mitigation assists in the rebuilding to he historic and massive outbreak of tornadoes across many Southern States of 2011.
    Video by John McDerMott - Sep 07, 2012
  • Image: Anatomy of an Emergency

    Anatomy of an Emergency

    Keith Stammer Emergency Manager of Joplin/Jasper County describes the response to the EF-5 that struck Joplin on Ma 22, 2011.
    Video by John McDerMott - Jul 07, 2011
  • Image: The ABCs of School Safe Rooms

    The ABCs of School Safe Rooms

    An interview with Julie Hedricks, Director of Design and Construction, Wichita Public School District USD #259. She explains the process and her role in the...
    Video by John McDerMott - May 10, 2012
  • Image: Anchoring Home Fuel Tanks (EKE)

    Anchoring Home Fuel Tanks (EKE)

    FEMA Mitigation Video about securing home fuel oil and propane tanks in flood prone areas. 2004. - - - Narrated by Roger Benson, FEMA Region 7 Mitigation. - ...
    Video by John McDerMott - Sep 01, 2012
  • Image: Home Fuel Tanks Hazards (EKE)

    Home Fuel Tanks Hazards (EKE)

    For zoning and public safety officials: an Illustrated discussion of the hazards from spilled oil in the enviroment and the techniques to minimize water and...
    Video by John McDerMott - Sep 01, 2012
  • Image: What Makes a Safe Room Safe? (EKE)

    What Makes a Safe Room Safe? (EKE)

    An animated illustration of the key Safe Room design elements that give a Safe Room "near abdolute protection" from a severe storm, tornado or hurricane.
    Video by John McDerMott - Sep 08, 2012
  • Image: Corey Schultz - My First Shelter Project (EKE)

    Corey Schultz - My First Shelter Project (EKE)

    Architect Corey Schultz describes designing his first School Shelter that was later hit by a tornado and saved a teacher's life.
    Video by John McDerMott - Sep 08, 2012
  • Image: Corey Schultz - FEMAS ROLE IN COMMUNITY SHELTERS (EKE)

    Corey Schultz - FEMAS ROLE IN COMMUNITY SHELTERS (EKE)

    Corey Schultz - FEMA's role in the design and review of community and school shelters, when FEMA funds are used for the project.
    Video by John McDerMott - Sep 09, 2012
  • Image: Corey Schultz - HOSPITAL STORM SHELTERS (EKE)

    Corey Schultz - HOSPITAL STORM SHELTERS (EKE)

    Architect Corey Schultz - discusses concepts to make hospitals safer for non-ambulatory people and caretakers during severe weather.
    Video by John McDerMott - Sep 09, 2012
  • Image: Corey Schultz - MULTI-USE SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY SHELTERS (EKE)

    Corey Schultz - MULTI-USE SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY SHELTERS (EKE)

    Corey Schultz - discusses the design concepts of MULTI-USE SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY SHELTERS (7 MINUTES)
    Video by John McDerMott - Sep 09, 2012
  • Image: FEMA 320 Safe Room Prescriptive Designs  (EKE)

    FEMA 320 Safe Room Prescriptive Designs (EKE)

    Dr. Ernst Kiesling PE, PhD, discusses Safe Room Designs plans inclused in "FEMA 320 Taking Shelter From the Storm, Building a Safe Room For Your Home or...
    Video by John McDerMott - Sep 11, 2012