How to Improve Community Resilience and Preparedness with Michelle Luckett

How to Improve Community Resilience and Preparedness with Michelle Luckett     “The significance of the average person understanding the consequence of what’s coming is huge.” -Michelle Luckett     Every community is unique. It’s not just about the geography or demographic, but also the way a community responds to a disaster. So it’s important…

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Welcome to the FOURTH Season of HTD

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Welcome to the FOURTH Season of HTD   Welcome to the FOURTH season of the How to Disaster Podcast! We are truly humbled by everyone’s support throughout the past three seasons. We have been blown away by your enthusiasm for this mission and how you’ve stuck with us from the beginning. You are our inspiration…

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What We Learned in Season 3

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Three seasons have passed and it’s been an incredible journey!  As we take a moment to reflect on the past three seasons, we want to say a big, big thank you to all of you!! We are so grateful for the community of people who have supported us along this journey— from those who watched…

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Take 5 – After the Hurricane – Puerto Rico, New Orleans, Florida

Take 5 – After the Hurricane – Puerto Rico, New Orleans, Florida     “In five days, we had over $500,000, and it was just an incredible show of love for Vieques.” -Kelly Thompson   “Take the time when there is not a disaster to adjust from the lessons learned and to use these resources…

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How Nonprofits Can Improve Disaster Response and Preparedness with Jim White

How Nonprofits Can Improve Disaster Response and Preparedness with Jim White     “Not everybody has to create a new nonprofit to do something…  This is not about the ego of one individual and their mission to help people. It’s about how an organization can be structured to support these people who’ve been hurt.” -Jim…

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Take 5— Three Rs- Be Disaster Ready

Take 5— Three Rs- Be Disaster Ready     “Make a list of those things [that you might need]. And once you’ve done that, you’re a long way to understanding how to support each other because you know who has what and where to go get it when you need it in a hurry.” -Nancy…

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The Role of Art in Recovery After a Disaster with Rina Faletti, PhD

The Role of Art in Recovery After a Disaster with Rina Faletti, PhD     “Art is actually a lifeline…When presented in conjunction with important ideas, art can change us inside. It changes the way we see, think, feel, and the way that we talk about things that are important to us.” -Rina Faletti, PhD…

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