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FEMA Content

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Dr. Sophia Liu highlights the important role of social media in disasters and how citizens can assist with data collection, processing, and analysis.
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Dr. Howard Kunreuther discusses how common human biases affect decision-making under uncertainty and how these biases result in people underpreparing for disasters.
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Kate Konschnik explains how electricity is generated in the U.S. and offers considerations for emergency managers to prepare their communities for extended power outages.
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Dr. Carolyn Kousky demonstrates the essential role of insurance in disaster recovery and offers suggestions for how to overcome challenges to increasing insurance coverage across America.
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Aaron Titus challenges emergency managers to acknowledge the limitations of command and control systems and to rethink how we interact with the community.
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Jan Peelen explains the Netherland’s historic battle with flooding and shares a framework for creating flood risk mitigation programs.
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David Kaufman explains the pathways of success for emergency managers as our society continues to change and grow.
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Stuart Tom explains the importance of building codes, how codes are developed, adopted and enforced, and how the community can be involved in the process.
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Daniel Homsey shares his tools empowering neighborhoods and shows how preparing neighbors to help themselves prepares the community.
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Chief Brian Fennessy discusses his path to leadership and why a mission-driven culture is critical to organizational success.
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