Run for Your Lives: The Human Element in Managing Emergency Evacuations

May 6, 10-11AM PDT

Event Description

Join GOVERNING for a compelling panel discussion on the intricacies of disaster management. Hear from Amanda Ripley, author of GOVERNING's riveting March article "Run for Your Lives, Please." (JOHN HAS THIS LINK) Plus, take away lessons learned from emergency management experts that have first-hand insights on critical topics including:

  • How do age, health, income and other factors influence how certain citizens respond to emergency authorities?
  • What strategies can officials use for overcoming public resistance to evacuation orders, especially in areas that are frequently in "the eye of the storm?"
  • How do communication strategies need to evolve given changes in local media across the country?

Speakers

Amanda RipleyAmanda Ripley
Author
"The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes and Why"

 

Darren MuiseDarren Muise
Account Executive, Commercial Partnerships
VISA Public Sector

 


Mark StencelMark Stencel (moderator)
Editor & Deputy Publisher
GOVERNING

 

Ron Lane
Emergency Services Director
San Diego County, California


Pete McNally
Emergency Management Director
Polk County, Florida  

Sponsor

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