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EMAG 2022 Conference Recap

Our team attended the 2022 Emergency Management Summit and Training Sessions hosted by the Emergency Management Association of Georgia. The conference was from April 13 to April 15 in Savannah

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Student Spotlight: Hope Grismer

CURO Research Assistantship awarded to IDM Undergraduate  Hope Grismer is an Institute for Disaster Management (IDM) student who is passionate about looking at the complex effects that geographical and sociodemographic

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Leveraging social media during a disaster

New framework can help local emergency managers get the word out During a disaster, many people turn to social media seeking information. But communicating during disasters is challenging, especially using an

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EMS responders may be vulnerable to outbreaks

Emergency medical services responders provide life-saving care every day, but new research that they may be vulnerable to deadly disease outbreaks. A study, led by University of Georgia researchers, found that

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2021 World Water Day Q&A with IDM’s Michelle Ritchie

World Water Day is about celebrating water and the many roles it plays in our households, cultures, health, environment and more. Yet, despite how crucial water is to our daily

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Dr. Curt Harris on Operation Wesley

Conducted November 4 – 8, 2019, Operation Wesley was the largest mock Ebola patient transportation exercise to date. Dr. Curt Harris, IDM director and principal investigator for the project, gives

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IDM training course prepares nursing homes for natural disasters

The Institute for Disaster Management at the University of Georgia College of Public Health has received $1.6 million in civil money penalty funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

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EMAG 2022 Conference Recap

Our team attended the 2022 Emergency Management Summit and Training Sessions hosted by the Emergency Management Association of Georgia. The conference was from April 13 to April 15 in Savannah

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Student Spotlight: Hope Grismer

CURO Research Assistantship awarded to IDM Undergraduate  Hope Grismer is an Institute for Disaster Management (IDM) student who is passionate about looking at the complex effects that geographical and sociodemographic

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Leveraging social media during a disaster

New framework can help local emergency managers get the word out During a disaster, many people turn to social media seeking information. But communicating during disasters is challenging, especially using an