Our disaster weather experts, Kyle Nelson and Becky Depodwin, come back on this episode of the Disaster Podcast to discuss the demise of Tropical Storm Marco and the pending strengthening and landfall of major Hurricane Laura.
Dr. Joe Holley has been activated by FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) as part of the IST (Incident Support Team) for the pending disaster. Joe called in while on the road to Baton Rouge, Louisiana with the team. He explained the process for activating the Federal resources and how they will support local and state response and disaster teams as needed.
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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 ParagonMedicalGroup.com for more information on how this can be brought into your system.