The Federal Unexpected emergency Management Company (FEMA), the District of Columbia Homeland Stability and Unexpected emergency Management Company (DC HSEMA), and Gallaudet are speaking about new inclusive emergency management training partnerships. This dovetails with our new graduate certification method in Disability Inclusive Catastrophe Possibility Reduction and Crisis Setting up (DEP, headed by Dr. Audrey Cooper, interdisciplinary direct for the DEP system and program director for the Worldwide Advancement Grasp of Arts (IDMA) application.)

Heather Harker, Main of Workers in the Business of the President Caroline Solomon, Director of the Faculty of Science, Technology, Accessibility, Arithmetic, and General public Wellness Poorna Kushalnagar, ’93, Chief Investigate Officer in the Division of Tutorial Affairs and Robert Weinstock, ’76 & G-’83, Senior General public Relations Supervisor in the Workplace of College Communications attended a information conference and meeting on June 7 at FEMA Location 3 headquarters in Philadelphia. 

The information conference targeted on the commencing of the 2022 Atlantic hurricane time and what states within Region 3 (Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia) could do in reaction to adverse climate occasions. The observe-up assembly, which provided FEMA and District of Columbia Homeland Stability and Emergency Management Agency team, was considerably-ranging, and included dialogue of collaborations with FEMA’s Higher Instruction and Section of Homeland Stability Science and Technological know-how workplaces, month to month newsletters and quarterly meeting calls summits, webinars, and an once-a-year symposium and internship and FEMA Corps opportunities for Gallaudet college students and graduates. 

Far more details will be shared this fall.