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Homeland Security: Inside & Out - March 24th, 2009

Cyber-terrorists perpetuating hoaxes, new requirements for maritime cargo, and managing risks at sporting events.

Tags: mngt , DHS , cybersecurity , Cori Dauber , Richard DiNucci , Kay Goss , Louis Marciani , Steve Jones , John Verrico

Friday - 03/20/2009, 08:10pm EDT

Michael Brown: how to learn from Haiti

Federal agencies, contractors and workers continue to work in Haiti to help that country in recovery efforts. While there, feds are using lessons learned from other disasters, like Hurricane Katrina and the Christmas Day tsunami. A former FEMA administrator gives Federal News Radio a few tips on how to learn from the experience.

Tags: technology , management , Next of Kin Registry , Michael Brown , Haiti , earthquake , best practices , lessons learned

Tuesday - 01/19/2010, 01:27pm EST

FEMA director says agency tackles more than just hurricanes

In his first appearance on Federal News Radio, Administrator Craig Fugate talks about the role of his agency, his goals and why the public needs to always be prepared for an emergency.

Tags: management , Craig Fugate , Hurricane Katrina , emergency preparedness , Dorothy Ramienski

Wednesday - 12/02/2009, 08:00pm EST

Social media

July 1st, 2009

Social media is gaining a foothold in the emergency response realm. John Shea of the Federal Emergency Management Administration talks about how his team is deploying social media - and breaking into unexplored territory to get the agency's message out.

Tags: technology , social media , John Shea ,

Wednesday - 07/01/2009, 01:37pm EDT

FEMA takes steps to shore up acquisition

Quality, quantity of workforce making big difference for agency

Tags: contracting , Jake Hansen , Janet Napolitano , DHS , acquisition workforce , inspector general

Monday - 03/09/2009, 07:07am EDT

FCC outlines emergency response plans, notes areas for improvement

With the eighth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks coming up at the end of the week, federal officials are continuing work to improve the nation's response to emergencies. The Federal Communications Commission is mapping out plans to keep the nation's lines of communication up and running in case something happens.

Tags: management , technology , Federal Communications Commission , Julius Genachowski , Jamie Barnett, , Craig Fugate , HHS , Dr. Kevin Yeskey

Wednesday - 09/09/2009, 06:46am EDT

FEMA 2.0

Tags: technology , John Shea , North Dakota , flooding

Tuesday - 03/31/2009, 04:22pm EDT
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