Held at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium on September 12, 2018.

Video:

Nebraska Preparedness Partnership Workshop 2018

Speaker Presentations:

2017 was an unprecendented year for FEMA and disaster declarations with 2018 shaping up to be much the same. FEMA has a new agency-wide strategy for handling the increasing number of disasters by building stronger, more resilient communities thorough public/private partnerships.

Paul Taylor, Administrator, FEMA Region VII:  Paul Taylor – FEMA

Did you ever wonder why disaster response from government agencies is not “immediate”? Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) shares the declaration process and the roles and relationships associated with those declarations.

Bryan Tuma, Assistant Director, NEMA:  Bryan Tuma – NEMA

The Douglas County Emergency Management Agency describes the exercise planning scenarios planned for by their agency and the questions you should be asking and answering as you design exercise scenarios for your business.

Douglas County Emergency Management:  Realistic Scenario Planning – DCEMA

The mayor of this Kansas small town, 95% destroyed by an EF5 tornado, shares before and after photos of one of the most amazing recovery stories in the Midwest. They led the way in their state by recovering as a “green” community.

Bob Dixon, Mayor, Greensburg, KS:  Bob Dixon – Greensburg KS

Missouri Public Private Partnership (MOP3) was instrumental in response to and recovery from the EF5 tornado that devastated Joplin, MO in May of 2011, costing billions of dollars and over 150 lives.

Bill Brunkhardt, MOP3:  Bill Brunkhardt – Joplin MO