The Train Disaster That Changed America with Dr. Yasmine S. Ali
In this episode, we are joined by Dr. Yasmine S. Ali, an award-winning medical writer and native of Waverly, Tennessee. That town is the setting of her nonfiction book, WALK THROUGH FIRE: The Train Disaster That Changed America.
Preparedness by Design for Any Disaster with Patrick Hardy
Emergency Manager, Patrick Hardy, comes on the show tonight to talk about his new book about preparedness. Patrick is recognized as the nation’s top expert in disaster preparedness across multiple industries, is an active philanthropist for disaster preparedness programs, and is the author of Design Any Disaster: The Revolutionary Blueprint to Master Your Next Crisis or Emergency (BenBella Books; March 7).
The Natural Disasters Expo with Director Luke Tripconey
What the disaster response community needs is a place to gather and share best practices, look at new technologies and techniques, and network with other responders and emergency managers. Enter the Natural Disasters Expo (naturaldisastersshow.com).
Early NHERI Response to Turkey and Syria Earthquake
Dan Zehner from NHERI (Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure) joins us to talk about the initial structural engineering look at the recent earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. As soon as the earthquake struck and the extent of the structural failures became evident, members of NHERI and their international colleagues started examining all available data to understand why the buildings failed.
Technology Assisted Medical Disaster Response
When disasters strike, technology can help disaster teams leverage expertise at a distance to manage survivors and patients. On today's podcast we have Dr. Erika Havelka, with IDMC and Dr. Jarone Lee with Health Tech Without Borders.
Building a Disaster Team with Greg Scott
Our guest this week is Greg Scott. He's a paramedic and registered nurse with a background in emergency management and preparedness. Greg’s expertise is in building teams of volunteers for disaster response. First teams must decide what type of teams, roles, and disasters for which to prepare.
Avalanche Risks and Rescue on the Disaster Podcast
With steady streams of snowfall coming into the rocky mountains, that also means more risk for avalanche in the back country recreation areas for skiers and other participants of winter sports activities. We have meteorologist and ski patrol member Kyle Nelson on the show today to talk about the weather patterns across the country. He also shares his expertise with avalanche management and rescue with the podcast listeners.
From Responder to Patient with Codi Foxworthy
When Codi Foxworthy became an EMT and Firefighter, she never thought she would someday rely on rescuers to save her life. This week on the Disaster Podcast we talk with Codi about her accident and the spine injury that took her from first responder to patient in an instant.
Holiday 2023 Storm Hits United States
We were able to gather our team meteorologists back for this special pre-holiday epsiode of the Disaster Podcast. Meteorologists Kyle Nelson, Dan DePodwin, and Becky DePodwin rejoin the show to talk about the epic storm hitting parts of the country this week. It'll bring deep, biting cold to many parts of the country, including the southern states along the gulf coast.
Collecting Thermal Undergarments for Ukrainian Doctors and Nurses
We chatted with Dr. Riley Jones from Med Global (MedGlobal.org) who has been assisting with getting needed medical supplies and assistance to Doctors and Nurses in Ukrainian hospitals. He recently identified a great need for warm undergarments for health professionals as hospitals there are losing power and the ability to generate heat during patient care.