Posts tagged with: "Disaster Management"

Emergency operations team safeguards university community against Hurricane Irma

Emergency operations team safeguards university community against Hurricane Irma

As Hurricane Irma crawled west through the Caribbean, South Floridians scrambled to shutter their homes, braved hours-long waits for a […]

A force of nature: Bridget Pelaez MA ’17 eats, sleeps and breathes disaster recovery

A force of nature: Bridget Pelaez MA ’17 eats, sleeps and breathes disaster recovery

By Eric Barton Considering her schedule, Bridget Pelaez is surprisingly chipper for mid-morning on a Wednesday. In the days since […]

From the heart: Alumni and students take action in the face of others’ despair

From the heart: Alumni and students take action in the face of others’ despair

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17, Alexandra Pecharich and Chrystian Tejedor ’04, MBA ’15 Disasters can bring out the best […]

In gratitude: Hats off to those who support FIU in crisis and year-round

In gratitude: Hats off to those who support FIU in crisis and year-round

By Charles Crespo MA ’13, University Advancement “Unprecedented destruction.” These two words have been spoken frequently by government officials, aide […]

Irma’s Heroes

Irma’s Heroes

The phrase “it takes a village” describes perfectly how people and communities banded together to pick up the pieces after […]

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Command performance: Elected officials visited FIU to support South Florida in a time of need

Command performance: Elected officials visited FIU to support South Florida in a time of need

Government officials joined hands with FIU to bolster the spirits of those affected by Hurricane Irma and to throw their […]

Experts reflect on intense 2017 hurricane season

Experts reflect on intense 2017 hurricane season

On Dec. 1, Floridians awoke and breathed a collective sigh of relief as they realized they’d reached the end one […]

FIU medical volunteers help local hospitals deal with surge in emergency patients

FIU medical volunteers help local hospitals deal with surge in emergency patients

  In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, FIU’s medical disaster response team continues to answer the call for help. An […]

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When disaster strikes: A new program prepares students to respond to catastrophes worldwide

When disaster strikes: A new program prepares students to respond to catastrophes worldwide

Lieutenant Steven Castell MA ’16 was just weeks into a new job when Hurricane Matthew brewed over the Atlantic Ocean. […]

Disaster preparedness goes mobile with new app

Disaster preparedness goes mobile with new app

Business owners now have a new tool to help them prepare for disasters thanks to a mobile disaster preparedness application […]

Florida Advanced Surgical Transport team joins FIU, trains with local hospitals to treat critical care patients

Florida Advanced Surgical Transport team joins FIU, trains with local hospitals to treat critical care patients

If ever disaster strikes, the FIU-Florida Advanced Surgical Transport (FIU-FAST) team is trained, ready and equipped to treat and evacuate […]

Small Business Development Center prepares businesses for hurricane season

Small Business Development Center prepares businesses for hurricane season

As the 2015 Atlantic Hurricane season got underway June 1, South Floridians kicked off a flurry of shopping activity to […]

FIU launches master’s program in disaster management

FIU launches master’s program in disaster management

This fall FIU will become the first university in the state to offer a dedicated master’s degree program in disaster […]