Hurricane-Matthew-young-survivorIn part two of this special disaster response segment for the Disaster Podcast is a visit with Dr. Joe Holley, we chat with him about his deployment with the federal response to Hurricane Matthew’s hit on the east coast of the U.S. Hosts Jamie Davis, the Podmedic and Sam Bradley are joined again by Kevin Reiter from and BJ Schneider from to join our discussion.

In this second half of the episode, Joe and the others discuss the operational concerns of the response after covering the preparations and logistical concerns last week on the show. If you haven’t checked out the first part of this podcast episode, check it out here – Hurricane Matthew USAR Response – Part 1.

Check out our Facebook group for the Disaster Podcast if you want to see some amazing photos of the rescuers and rescuees during Joe’s deployment.

Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education Group specializes in bringing what they call “The Experience” to jurisdictions around the country. They bring together police, fire, EMS, and hospital teams to train together and learn what to expect from each diverse group in the response team so that each knows what to expect from the other and how to back the other groups up. Visit Paragon’s site at for more information on how this can be brought into your system.


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