Climate and Major Disasters: Lessons from an Emergency Management Expert

In an October article for the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Bulletin, Eric Holdeman, senior fellow at Emergency Management Magazine, addressed the relationship between climate and large-scale disasters. Holdeman writes, “Most major disasters are weather-related. Climate change is making these disasters more frequent and much more destructive.” He adds, “The biggest problem we have … More Climate and Major Disasters: Lessons from an Emergency Management Expert

BP Named Emergency Management Voluntary Organization of the Year

Yesterday, November 14, Scott James (founder of BP), Anne LeSage (City of Bainbridge Island Emergency Coordinator), and Jared Moravec (Bainbridge Island Fire Department Deputy Fire Chief) paid a visit to Savannah, Georgia. They were there at the 70th International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Annual Conference to pick up an important recognition. The Awards & … More BP Named Emergency Management Voluntary Organization of the Year