Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Disaster Resilience Workshop. May 2019. What about your community?

Check this out for your community.

For this workshop in Washington, D.C. Spin Global, the D.C. Homeland Security & Emergency Management Agency (HSEMA) with the Rockefeller Foundation 100 Resilient Cities (  Participating cities in the U.S. are listed below.

This workshop is funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate. 

TAKE ADVANTAGE to have a similar workshop in your community.  If your city is listed as participating 100 Resilient Cities program.  Contact your city Chief Resiliency Officer office, coordinate with your local emergency management agency. 

“Get it Done.”

For other rural and urban areas, FARMERS, RANCHERS contact your local county, or city emergency management office.  Ask about having this workshop in your community.

100 Resilient Cities Participants in NORTH AMERICA
El  Paso
Greater Miami and the Beaches
Los Angeles
New Orleans
New York
San Francisco
St. Louis
Washington,  D.C.

Black Emergency Managers Association 
1231  Good Hope Road  S.E.
Washington, D.C.  20020
Office:   202-618-9097 
bEMA International 

"It is my belief that the best results in business come from a creative process, from the ability to see things differently from everyone else, and from finding answers to problems that are not bound by the phrase 'we have always done it this way.' "  Wayne Rogers

Job Opportunity: SES Leadership Opportunity - Director, Caribbean Area Division April 10, 2019

Organization: FEMA/Office of Response and Recovery

Position: Director, Caribbean Area Division (ES-301)

Duty Station: Puerto Rico

Duration: Permanent

Requested Start Date: May 5, 2019

Announcement Closes: April 23, 2019

Clearance Requirement: Public Trust

Program Responsibilities:

Serve as the Director, Caribbean Area Division (CAD), responsible for coordinating programmatic and functional activities in the Caribbean area with the Division Directors in the Region II New York office and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Headquarters components.  

Incumbent provides leadership, direction, and guidance to agency staff, other federal/state level departments and agencies, and senior territorial government officials in developing, planning, and implementing FEMA programs.  Serves as the principal coordinator for all federal support for incidents impacting Puerto Rico and the U.S Virgin Islands.

  • Responsible for the execution of CAD functions, to include response, recovery, preparedness, mitigation, grants, and closeout. Activities include operationalizing FEMA priorities in the Caribbean with emphasis on strengthening readiness and expediting outcome-driven recovery.

  • Support the development and implementation of action plans to minimize risk of community lifelines disruption in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands and maximize whole community readiness to rapidly stabilize community lifelines. 

  • In coordination with the FEMA Regional Administrator for Region II, provide executive oversight of Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands recovery operations, including supervising the Directors of the Puerto Rico Joint Recovery Office and the U.S. Virgin Island Joint Recovery Office. 

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