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The Academy invited James Hannon and Sherin Waggy to share their expertise on property insurance claims with graduate students enrolled in FIU’s master’s degree program for disaster management. They spoke to the class on the role of insurance in disaster preparedness and disaster management and discussed many of the difficulties faced by disaster victims when insurance companies put profits over people.
The FIU-FAST Team returned to Guatemala for a second time to provide medical care.
At the 2017 Hurricane Season Symposium on December 2, Executive Director Ruben D. Almaguer announced Grazcia Szczech as the first recipient of the Major Phil May Distinguished Service in Emergency Management Award.
China Walker describes her internship with the Office of Emergency Management for Miami-Dade County.
The Academy's Disaster Field Operations exercise is featured in Emergency Management Magazine.
IAEM Latin America and Caribbean Council President Roberto Macchiavello shares his experience during the 8.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Chile in 2010.
Academy creates the Disaster Management Academy Fund to raise money for future scholarships.
David Paulison discusses his career and lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina when he served as FEMA Administrator.
Joseph W. Curtain visits the Academy to speak about maritime mass migration.