If you are new to the field of emergency and disaster management and want to understand what an emergency management program is, take some time and get involved in an Emergency Management Standard program (EMAP) assessment. AMU EDM professor Daniel Hahn is also the Plans Section Chief for the Santa Rosa County Florida, Division of Emergency Management. Learn more about his experience going through the EMAP assessment and the benefits of conducting an in-depth evaluation of the program.
By Leischen Stelter One of those closely monitoring Hurricane Isaac is Dr. Christopher Reynolds, interim Program Director for Emergency & Disaster Management at American Public University System. Reynolds is currently on active duty with the U.S. Air Force as an Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer (EPLO) assigned to the National Security Emergency Preparedness Directorate (NSEP) at Tyndall Air Force Base in Panama City, Florida. Read what his team has done to prepare for Hurricane Isaac and how emergency preparedness has changed dramatically since Hurricane Katrina.