An Article Out Loud from the Domestic Preparedness Journal, November 09, 2022.
Many faith-based organizations have disaster response and recovery components as major elements of their own missions. By partnering with governmental and nongovernmental organizations, faith-based groups can coordinate locally to support response and restoration efforts, as well as provide mental health and spiritual care when resources are critically needed.
Narrated by MacGregor Stephenson.
Michael Prasad is a Certified Emergency Manager and is the executive director for the newly formed Center for Emergency Management Intelligence Research. He is also the chair of the International Association of Emergency Manager’s (IAEM) Children and Disasters Group and the vice president for the IAEM-USA’s Region 2. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Ohio University and a Master of Arts degree in Emergency and Disaster Management from American Public University. Views expressed do not necessarily represent the official position of any of these organizations.