How to Disaster: Recover. Rebuild. Reimagine Podcast
Our latest episode:
How to Improve Community Preparedness After a Wildfire with Pamela Van Halsema “It’s through those human relationships that make this whole thing tolerable to do because it’s about the people involved.” -Pamela Van Halsema Wildfires are a natural part of the globe’s ecosystem. But in recent years, they’ve become more common and…
Jennifer interviews Jenna Murray Johnson, Co-Founder of Camp Fire Zone Captains on the role of zone captains in fostering recovery in rural areas.
Hurricane Maria, 2017- named “the worst natural disaster” and the “deadliest” in the history of Dominica, Saint Croix, and Puerto Rico.
In this episode, we learn how art can be used in recovery as Jennifer speaks with Peter Alan, a Visual/conceptual mixed-media artist.
What makes leadership harder than it already is? Lorez Bailey gives us a glimpse of this unique mission and how it impacts recovery.
Communication is a crucial factor in a successful recovery and rebuild project. But with all the chaos, communication is also the first defense to fail.
Sue shares her research about the unwanted and subtle effects these events have on first responders while Bailey speaks about tools to help both first responders and citizens gain quick access to needed information.
The private sector is a vital component of recovery before, during, and even post-disaster. Press play and hear practical ways on how businesses can show up authentically during a crisis.
Debbie works to bridge the gap in the mental health system, and she shares practical ways to do so in your community. She also shares positive mental health strategies and advice.
Communication Failures in Disaster: A Case Study in Equity Issues, Napa, California with Belia Ramos
Talk about equity and cultural differences. Communicating can be a real challenge when multiple languages are spoken in a community. Scott interviews Napa Supervisor, Belia Ramos about the non-technical, but equally important side of communication.
Our guest, Cynthia Murray, the CEO of North Bay Leadership Council refers to this as the “next normal.” Scott and Cynthia discuss the responsibilities of citizens and leaders in rebuilding a stronger, more resilient community.
This podcast is for those who have experienced disaster or want to build in resiliency prior to a disaster. Host Jennifer Gray Thompson, CEO of After the Fire: Recover. Rebuild. Reimagine., interviews disaster professionals, community members, emergent leaders, and ordinary, yet extraordinary people who bring lessons, strategies, mistakes, triumphs, and humanity forward to help you recover, rebuild, and reimagine.