An Article Out Loud from the Domestic Preparedness Journal.
Each disaster a community faces must be effectively managed. By viewing each crisis as a project and each emergency manager as a project manager, communities will be better prepared to mitigate future threats, manage special events, and respond to emergencies and disasters. This article describes how traditional models converge to create a comprehensive project management approach.
Narrated by MacGregor Stephenson.
Adam Tager, M.S., CEM, PMP, serves as the Disaster Readiness Program Manager in the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Mission Support Executive Office. In this role, he leads readiness and response efforts on behalf of the Associate Administrator for Mission Support. Previous to this, he served as a field operations analyst and a consultant supporting FEMA and the Department of Defense. He has worked with national and state emergency management programs and has had roles in all-hazards event response and recovery, the development and conduct of training exercises, and the development and writing of after-action reports.