Month: September 2018

  • Hurricane-florence-flood-USAR

    Hurricane Florence Responder Report One Week Later

    A look at the impact of Hurricane Florence one week after the storm hit the east coast of the U.S. With flood waters still rising, we bring you reports from the field with Dr. Joe Holley in North Carolina with the IST (Incident Support Team) and Dr. Ben Abo in South Carolina with Florida Task Force 1 USAR team. Both of them spell out what they've been doing in the past week and what they anticipate for the future of the deployment.

  • Hurricane-Florence-Sunday-9-16-update

    Hurricane Florence Update 4 with Dr. Joe Holley in the Field

    Dr. Joe Holley checks in from the field after a few days spent in North Carolina with the Federal IST (Incident Support Team). He details the challenges faced by responders in the face of continued heavy rainfall and rising flood waters. Joe, and hosts Jamie Davis and Sam Bradley chat about some of the rescue situations as well as the resiliency of the local responders in the face of the continuous multi-day response.

  • Hurricane-Florence-Friday-AM

    Hurricane Florence Community and Structural Resilience

    Hurricane Florence is due to make landfall this morning. Last night, in a special crossover episode with the DesignSafe Radio Podcast and Dan Zehner, we discuss the effects of prolonged wind, rain, and storm surge to structures along the coast and inland. Disaster weather expert Kyle Nelson explains the science behind the predictions for the storm and what it means in real terms.

  • Hurricane-Florence-Thursday-2PM

    Hurricane Florence Thursday PM Field Update with Dr. Joe Holley

    As Hurricane Florence nears the coast of North Carolina, Dr. Joe Holley, and his fellow federal, state, and local responders are hunkering down to ride out the storm so they can be ready to respond after it passes. We got the chance to catch up with Joe during a brief break while he was assessing resources and capabilities in Wilmington, NC.

  • Grand Canyon

    Mountain Rescue with Wilderness PA James Corbin part 2

    In part 2 of this two-part episode, we continue to talk about the various needs of international mountain rescue with Physician’s Assistant and Paramedic James Corbin. He’s a longtime listener who reached out to us to suggest a topic for the call. He began his EMS career as a volunteer EMT and paramedic in Wheaton, Maryland before heading off to learn about rock climbing and joining the Shenandoah Mountain Rescue Group in Virginia’s Shenandoah and Allegheny Mountains.

  • Hurricane-Florence-Wed-AM-Update-Cone

    Hurricane Florence Update 1 with Becky DePodwin

    This is a special extra episode on the upcoming landfall of Hurricane Florence which will impact the U.S. East Coast in the region of North and South Carolina sometime Friday, September 14, 2018. We brought on disaster weather expert Becky DePodwin to talk about the weather outlook and potential hazards from the storm.

  • wilderness ems backpacks

    Mountain Rescue with Wilderness PA James Corbin part 1

    We talk about the various needs of international mountain rescue with Physician’s Assistant and Paramedic James Corbin. He’s a longtime listener who reached out to us to suggest a topic for the call. He began his EMS career as a volunteer EMT and paramedic in Wheaton, Maryland before heading off to learn about rock climbing and joining the Shenandoah Mountain Rescue Group in Virginia’s Shenandoah and Allegheny Mountains.

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