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Hashtag Hurricane Rescues Are Here to Stay – Pros & Cons – SDP#44

Hashtag Hurricane Rescues Are Here to Stay – Pros & Cons – SDP#44

VIDEO-Victims of hurricanes turned to Twitter and Facebook for help as floodwater rose and winds toppled structures. A combination of government and civilian rescuers answered their calls! 2017 is the demarcation line as we are officially in the social media age of natural disaster response. Dr. Perrodin explains how this new era has introduced both efficiencies and complexities to rescue[Read More…]

by September 11, 2017 0 comments Video
Hashtag Hurricane Rescues Are Here to Stay – Pros & Cons – SDP#44

Hashtag Hurricane Rescues Are Here to Stay – Pros & Cons – SDP#44

PODCAST-Victims of hurricanes turned to Twitter and Facebook for help as floodwater rose and winds toppled structures. A combination of government and civilian rescuers answered their calls! 2017 is the demarcation line as we are officially in the social media age of natural disaster response. Dr. Perrodin explains how this new era has introduced both efficiencies and complexities to rescue[Read More…]

by September 10, 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
PART 1: Little Known Facts About Drones – Preston Rice Expert Interview – SDP#40

PART 1: Little Known Facts About Drones – Preston Rice Expert Interview – SDP#40

VIDEO-The FAA controls the airspace above your lawn! However, the question of who owns the skies remains murky at local government levels. Rules & regulations for operating a drone differ greatly between a hobbyist and commercial operator. Drones, some smaller than a human hand, are used in many industries and show great promise for positive contributions to search & rescue[Read More…]

by August 13, 2017 0 comments Video
PART 1: Little Known Facts About Drones – Preston Rice Expert Interview – SDP#40

PART 1: Little Known Facts About Drones – Preston Rice Expert Interview – SDP#40

PODCAST-The FAA controls the airspace above your lawn! However, the question of who owns the skies remains murky at local government levels. Rules & regulations for operating a drone differ greatly between a hobbyist and commercial operator. Drones, some smaller than a human hand, are used in many industries and show great promise for positive contributions to search & rescue[Read More…]

by August 12, 2017 0 comments Partner