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Cajun Navy Insider Katie Pechon Interview / TRUE UNTOLD STORIES – SDP#46

Cajun Navy Insider Katie Pechon Interview / TRUE UNTOLD STORIES – SDP#46

VIDEO-When we think of rescuers our thoughts default to police, fire & EMS. However, a less formal  group has been significantly involved in natural disaster rescue efforts across the southern US for the past decade. The primary “Cajun Navy” is the 501c group Cajun Navy Relief. Member Katie Pechon shares the amazing, untold stories of CNR’s volunteer members prying blackened[Read More…]

by October 2, 2017 0 comments Video
Cajun Navy Insider – Katie Pechon Interview / TRUE UNTOLD STORIES – SDP#46

Cajun Navy Insider – Katie Pechon Interview / TRUE UNTOLD STORIES – SDP#46

PODCAST-When we think of rescuers, our thoughts default to police, fire and EMS. However, another group, much less formal, has been significantly involved in natural disaster rescue efforts across the southern US, primarily Louisiana and Texas, for the past decade. That assembly is referred to as the “Cajun Navy” and identifies ad-hoc volunteer groups comprising private boat owners who assist[Read More…]

by October 1, 2017 0 comments Partner
Houston Dunkirk, Cajun Navy & Fixing FEMA – SDP#43

Houston Dunkirk, Cajun Navy & Fixing FEMA – SDP#43

VIDEO-Dr. Perrodin argues that the decision to not evacuate Houston was correct and will be the standard decision moving forward for sentinel events. Infrastructure would not support a timely evacuation. Had Houston ordered an evacuation, hundreds, if not thousands, of people would have perished in their vehicles. This has become the standard (unwritten) protocol for all major cities across the[Read More…]

by September 3, 2017 0 comments Video
Houston Dunkirk, Cajun Navy & Fixing FEMA – SDP#43

Houston Dunkirk, Cajun Navy & Fixing FEMA – SDP#43

PODCAST-An abysmal government response to Hurricane Harvey exposed inadequate planning, lack of resources and confusing attempts at invoking incident command that iced potential responders such as commercial drone operators. Rescue efforts defaulted to heroic, overwhelmed local crews bolstered by the truly remarkable “Cajun Navy”. In substantial form, social media played a key role for those attempting to contact responders. This[Read More…]

by September 2, 2017 0 comments Partner