Disasters & #FakeNews – How the Media is Evolving in the Disaster Landscape

How do emergency managers work effectively with the media and interact with social media groups? We discuss trust and transparency, the evolving media environment, preparedness…
Disaster Risk Reduction

There’s no such thing as a ‘natural’ disaster

It's time to say goodbye to 'natural' disasters. We speak with Kevin Blanchard, researcher and founder of the #NoNaturalDisasters twitter campaign, about why there's no…

Responding in Tornado Alley

In 2011 the city of Joplin, Missouri was severely impacted by a EF5 tornado - one of the deadliest in US history with 158 people…
The Strength of the Female Perspective in Disasters
The Road Back from Australia’s Black Summer
Quake action: Christchurch Student Volunteer Army
Disaster Risk Reduction
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The Top 4 Skills for Emergency Managers of the Future
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Let’s Talk About What Matters During Disasters

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