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FEMA Related Content

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FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell addressed the nation’s emergency managers today at the 2021 International Association of Emergency Managers conference in Grand Rapids, Mich. This was her first appearance as the FEMA Administrator at the event since she joined the agency in April of 2021.

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Thank you, it’s great to be here. 

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FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell addressed the nation’s emergency managers today at the 2021 National Emergency Management Association’s Annual Forum in Cleveland. This was her first appearance as the FEMA Administrator at the event since she joined the agency in April of this year.

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At 19 years old, Neildino Tausanovitch, or Neil as his teammates call him, found himself over 7,525 miles from home. Traveling from the island of Saipan to the continental U.S., Neil was going to spend a year in service with the FEMA Corps program.

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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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David Kaufman explains the pathways of success for emergency managers as our society continues to change and grow.

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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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James Gore focuses on lessons in leadership and collaboration from the 2017 Tubbs Fire response and recovery and highlights the value of whole community participation.

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Dr. Charles “Chick” Macal explains the elements of complex adaptive systems, the tools used to analyze systems, and how systems thinking can improve emergency management.

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Dr. Sheri Fink shares case studies that demonstrate the complexities of prioritizing limited resources and the importance of ensuring systems can support operational decisions.

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