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K Fairweather

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Disaster planning, response, federal response assistance, personal and community preparation, rules and regulations, FEMA, family disaster plans, tips on home preparedness, flood, tornado, hurricane response questions, where to find local information, where to find disaster information, where to find assistance, disaster housing assistance, communication in emergencies, finding loved ones, pets and disaster, health questions in disaster, unemployment after disaster, other similar question, emergency, emergency response, emergency action, emergency plan, emergency first aid, emergency children, emergency disabled, warning, watch, emergency warning, evacuation, hurricane, floods, flash flood, emergency communication, disaster communication, survival, emergency survival, emergency supplies, emergency food, emergency water, emergency assistance

Experience in the area

Thirteen years as disaster assistance employee, volunteer disaster planner, Red Cross disaster program instructor, school plan review, Civil Air Patrol search and rescue (10 years), victim assistant lead, trainer, worker, Red Cross disaster caseworker, Disaster Housing Resource locator (received award for excellence), Training: volunteer coordinator, hazardous materials, radiological contamination, emergency exercise, terrorism training, emergency communications, damage assessment, public information, PTSD, various and sundry program and management experience.

Organizations

Panhandle Independent Living Center Board

Education/Credentials

BS Emergency Administration and Disaster Planning: University of North Texas Intern Emergency Management: Pantex Nuclear Weapons Facility Hazardous Materials Training Terrorism Training 100s of hours of Federal, State, Local and Red Cross disaster and safety training Emergency Medical Technician Avian/Pandemic Influenza Basic Records Management Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Federal Workers Deployment Basics: Federal Disaster Workforce Readiness Workplace Violence Awareness Training 2011 FEMA Travel Rules and Regulations 2011 Supervisors' Guide to Equal Employment Opportunity EEO Employee Course, Equal Employment Opportunities for FEMA Employees Functional Needs Planning Considerations for Service and Support Providers Coordinating Environmental and Historic Preservation Compliance FEMA Initial Ethics Orientation 2010 IS-33.11 - FEMA Initial Ethics Orientation 2011 Introduction to Radiological Emergency Preparedness Exercise Evaluation FEMA Safety Orientation 2011 An Introduction to Hazardous Materials Building Partnerships with Tribal Governments National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction

What do you like about this subject?

I love emergency management.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

a doctorate

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

There is a permeating emergency system all over the United States that operates from the local responders down to the Feds.

Something controversial or provocative about this subject

Keeping warning systems effective is a difficult task. Likewise evacuations are controversial.

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