Disaster Experts Launch Hurricane Education Campaign In Puerto Rico To Inform Rebuilding Efforts And Protect Against Future Hurricanes
On 6 Month Anniversary of Hurricane Maria, IEM and FLASH Announce “Hurricane Strong” Initiative to Help Puerto Ricans Build Back Safer and Stronger SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO, March 15, 2018 – Today, national experts in emergency management, disaster preparedness, and resiliency joined local officials in Puerto Rico to announce a new island-wide education campaign designed to […]
IEM: Number One in Providing Support for “428” Alternative Procedures In 2013, the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act amended Section 428 of the Stafford Act, authorizing FEMA to enact new Public Assistance Alternative Procedures (PAAP). Commonly referred to as “alternative procedures” or “428”, the new model is intended to reduce disaster costs, streamline delivery and expedite […]
BATON ROUGE, LA, July 6, 2017 – The State of Louisiana Office of Community Development has finalized the process of selecting global security consulting firm IEM as the prime contractor to manage the Restore Louisiana Homeowner Assistance Program. This program is helping eligible Louisiana residents rebuild their homes damaged by the unprecedented and historic floods in […]
Four months ago, Hurricane Maria brought untold devastation to the island of Puerto Rico. Countless lives were lost, communities were upended, and billions of dollars in damages were left in the storm’s wake. From the wreckage, we have seen communities emerge and come together; strangers becoming neighbors and neighbors becoming family. The people of Puerto […]
IEM’s AirOps team has been on the ground and in the air supporting response and recovery operations in the Caribbean since Hurricane Irma. The team also helped with evacuations before Hurricane Maria made landfall.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE, NC, January 9, 2018 – Bryan Koon, Vice President of International Homeland Security and Emergency Management at IEM, a global security consulting firm, was appointed Chairman of the Multihazard Mitigation Council (MMC). The MMC is organized by the National Institute of Building Sciences as an independent, non-governmental, non-profit entity that helps inform policy. […]