Three months to the day after Hurricane Michael devasted northwest Florida, Rebuild 850 held a media conference call about the volunteer group’s efforts to galvanize the recovery effort. Rebuild 850’s leadership, former Florida House speakers Allan Bense and Will Weatherford, used the occasion to announce a new member of the team. Bryan Koon was named […]
IEM offers states, cities and counties that are recovering from catastrophic wildfires unparalleled experience and administrative skill in disaster planning and recovery. IEM is unique among emergency management firms for its cadre of over 200 in-house, all-hazards disaster recovery planning and recovery experts. Over its 33-year history, IEM has amassed an unrivaled degree of hands-on […]
IEM’s AirOps team has been on the ground and in the air supporting response and recovery operations in the Caribbean since Hurricane Irma. The team also helped with evacuations before Hurricane Maria made landfall.
IEM has been selected as a prime contractor to support DHS through the Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions II (EAGLE II) contract. EAGLE II includes multiple awardees, providing DHS with streamlined access to innovative private-sector expertise for IT support. Read more.
IEM’s Dr. Rashid Chotani, MD, MPH, was awarded a NATO Science & Technology Organization (STO) Scientific Achievement Award for research on medical countermeasures against biological agents. Read more.
IEM-Developed Guidance Helps Airports Prepare for DisastersThe TRB has published ACRP Report 73, a guidebook prepared by IEM that helps airports develop/implement mutual aid programs in preparation for disaster response. Read paper.
The IEM-developed TRB primer, ACRP 112, summarizes a software tool for conducting terminal evacuation planning and includes a checklist for generating incident response plans. Download the report.
Read the interview with IEM’s Vice President, Wayne Thomas, on “bring[ing] together the various assets and capabilities that are found in different parts of government, and private sector, to make them work together to meet the needs of a crisis or a disaster.” Read more.