NHERI StEER LogoDaniel Zehner from the DesignSafe Radio podcast joins us on the Disaster Podcast this week. Dan talks with us about the important work of NHERI (Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure). He highlights the report from a recent StEER report that came out following Hurricane Laura.

The Structural Extreme Events Reconnaissance Network puts teams and equipment on the ground prior to disaster events to measure the forces involved in real time and then observes the damage caused after the fact. Dan and the Disaster Podcast team talk about this important data and the information gleaned from it. This information is especially important with Hurricane Delta bearing down on the same stretch of the Gulf Coast struck by Hurricane Laura weeks before.

Dr. Joe Holley and meteorologist Becky DePodwin join the show tonight. Also on the show were co-hosts Sam Bradley, and Jamie Davis.

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Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education Group

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.

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