OVID-19: Transition from response to recovery

Recently we had the opportunity to join four esteemed emergency response & preparedness experts in a webinar that provided four different perspectives on the COVID-19 pandemic: The speakers were John Caffin, Dr Bill Paton, Sutapa Howlader and Bapon Fakhruddin (the recording can be viewed here). There were many key learnings: Pandemics are different than aContinue reading “OVID-19: Transition from response to recovery”

Tim Allsop – CEO of WGG Academy shares career advice for ERRM graduates

My name is Tim Allsop, I am a Professional Registered Incident Controller who has been working in the Oil & Gas Industry for the past 24yrs, and prior to that 15yrs in the Australian Military as a special forces Clearance Diver. In this article you’ll learn what it takes to be an effective Emergency ResponseContinue reading “Tim Allsop – CEO of WGG Academy shares career advice for ERRM graduates”

Emergency Response & Risk Management Videocast #2 David Capelli & Carla Mays ERRM Action Researchers

This is the University of Applied Research & Development Emergency Response & Risk Management Videocast #2 David Capelli & Carla Mays ERRM Action Researchers. David and Carla share about resiliency, capacity building, being servants of the public, disaster preparedness and social equity. Carla Mays is Co-Founder and Global Head of Research at #SmartCohort https://www.linkedin.com/in/cmays/ https://twitter.com/CarlaMaysContinue reading “Emergency Response & Risk Management Videocast #2 David Capelli & Carla Mays ERRM Action Researchers”

Emergency Response & Risk Management Videocast #1: Alex Quintella, Emergency Preparedness Specialist

This is the University of Applied Research & Development Emergency Response & Risk Management Videocast #1: Alex Quintella, Emergency Preparedness Specialist with Fannie Mae. Alex discusses emergency protocols, the role of technology, simulations, operating procedures and the value of the wider emergency response community in building a career while also making a real difference inContinue reading “Emergency Response & Risk Management Videocast #1: Alex Quintella, Emergency Preparedness Specialist”

Incident Command Centers

Incident Command System Incident Command System (ICS) is a structural Emergency Response and Risk management click here framework tool pertaining a chain of command for crucial and organized response in the event of a disaster. The system uses common terminology to attain control and direction which in turn averts confusion and conflict amid the incident.Continue reading “Incident Command Centers”

Key Concepts in Emergency Response & Risk Management

Emergency Response And Risk Management A disaster is a sudden unforeseen event or catastrophe that precedes great damage to property or devastating loss of lives. It is classified under three forms; natural disaster, man-made disaster and, technological disaster. A natural disaster is further classified under biological disasters, such as a pandemic, metrological disaster for exampleContinue reading “Key Concepts in Emergency Response & Risk Management”