Month: February 2021
Back Country Avalanche Management and Safety with Kyle Nelson
Meteorologist, Emergency Dispatcher, and Ski Patrol Member, Kyle Nelson, joins us to discuss Avalanches and risk management associated with them. He also touches on his work with the Winter X-Games in Aspen, Colorado this year and how they managed to stage the events amidst the COVID pandemic.
Mental Health Resilience in the Face of PTSD and other Stress Injury
Dr. Norman Itkowitz, PhD joins us to discuss mental health resilience among first responders. Norman himself was a disaster survivor as a resident of New Orleans during and after Hurricane Katrina struck the city. He talks about how dealing with that event helped him in his practice talking to police and fire departments about stress injury disorders and how to deal with them.
Continued Active Winter Weather Patterns on the Disaster Podcast
Disaster Meteorologist and Emergency Management expert Becky DePodwin is joined by her husband and fellow meteorologist, Dan DePodwin to talk about the continuing active winter weather pattern over the United States and Canada. They discuss the dipping arctic air causing record cold temperatures.