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How feds helped children of Haiti after the earthquake

Sammie nominee Pius Bannis of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in Haiti explains how he and his team helped get over 1,000 children to the United States.

Tags: management , Haiti , Sammies 2010 , U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services , Pius Bannis , Dorothy Ramienski , daily debrief

Wednesday - 05/05/2010, 08:00pm 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 , FEMA , Haiti , best practices , lessons learned

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

HHS assisting USAID in quake response

The Daily Debrief gets an update on how the relief efforts are going so far.

Tags: newscast , management , USAID , HHS , Dr. Nicole Lurie , Center for International Disaster Information , Haiti ,

Friday - 01/15/2010, 05:14pm EST

How Web 2.0 tools help victims of Hatian quake

A company called MetroStar Systems is partnering with others in Haiti, using 2.0 tools to aggregate important information and get help to those who need it faster.

Tags: technology , Web 2.0 , Gov 2.0 , government 2.0 , Ali Manouchehri , Sean McDonald , MetroStar Systems , Haiti , Dorothy Ramienski

Thursday - 01/14/2010, 05:56pm EST

Federal agencies face challenges responding to Haitian earthquake

Mark Ghilarducci of James Lee Witt Associates explains what first responders and members of the military will have to deal with in order to help Haitians affected by the quake.

Tags: management , James Lee Witt Associates , Mark Ghilarducci , Haiti , USAID , disaster , disaster response , Dorothy Ramienski

Wednesday - 01/13/2010, 08:00pm EST

USGS mobilizes Web 2.0 to better understand natural disasters

The agency mines data from YouTube, Twitter and other social media tools to ascertain what's happening on the ground during earthquakes. Did You Feel It? Web site makes it easier for the public to submit their experiences after the earth shakes. USGS also is considering new early warning alert system that would tell the public before earthquakes hit the surface.

Tags: technology , Mike Blanpied , USGS , NOAA , Web 2.0 , crowdsourcing ,

Friday - 10/02/2009, 06:45am EDT

After rappelling engineers, what's next for Washington Monument?

Mike Morelli, the project manager with the Denver Service Center for the National Park Service, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the Washington Monument repair efforts.

Tags: mike morelli , National Park Service , Washington monument , wiss, janney, elstner , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Amy Morris , contracting

Friday - 10/07/2011, 10:41am EDT

Washington Monument remains closed indefinitely

The National Park Service says the Washington Monument remains closed indefinitely to visitors because of damage sustained during last month's earthquake.

Tags: NPS , Washington monument , Associated Press ,

Monday - 09/26/2011, 07:30pm EDT

Devastation hits Japan after earthquake, tsunami

CNN's Brian Todd gives a description of what he saw in Japan.

Tags: Brian Todd , CNN , Japan , tsunami , Dorobek Insider

Wednesday - 03/23/2011, 03:15pm EDT
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