FEMA Related Content
Dr. Sophia Liu highlights the important role of social media in disasters and how citizens can assist with data collection, processing, and analysis.
Dr. Howard Kunreuther discusses how common human biases affect decision-making under uncertainty and how these biases result in people underpreparing for disasters.
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.
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.
Aaron Titus challenges emergency managers to acknowledge the limitations of command and control systems and to rethink how we interact with the community.
Jan Peelen explains the Netherland’s historic battle with flooding and shares a framework for creating flood risk mitigation programs.
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.
Daniel Homsey shares his tools empowering neighborhoods and shows how preparing neighbors to help themselves prepares the community.