Posts Tagged ‘Hurricane’

Raw Truth About Hurricane Florence’s Rescue Systems | Katie Pechon Interview | SAFETY DOC PODCAST #80 [Podcast]

Podcast-EOC blockaded in-place 501(c)(3) rescue forces eager to collaborate with government agencies to save lives in peril due to Hurricane Florence. Dr. Perrodin interviewed Katie Pechon and Jamie Hough of Triton Relief Group to obtain true, at times horrific, accounts of rescue efforts attempting to assist the Carolinas.   DIRECT LINK to MP3 of this…

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How the 10th Amendment is Empowering Citizen Rescue Forces Across the US | SAFETY DOC PODCAST 79

PODCAST-Hurricane Florence’s devastation is countered by another (collective) civilian rescue force stepping up as government agencies are overwhelmed. Dr. Perrodin describes how both small and large civilian rescue forces develop.   DIRECT LINK to MP3 of this Episode: https://tinyurl.com/SDP79   WHY WE HAVE CIVILIAN RESCUE FORCES. There are 3 reasons. First, people genuinely want to assist…

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Cajun Navy Insider – Katie Pechon Interview / TRUE UNTOLD STORIES – SDP#46

PODCAST-When we think of rescuers, our thoughts default to police, fire and EMS. However, another group, much less formal, has been significantly involved in natural disaster rescue efforts across the southern US, primarily Louisiana and Texas, for the past decade. That assembly is referred to as the “Cajun Navy” and identifies ad-hoc volunteer groups comprising…

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Houston Dunkirk, Cajun Navy & Fixing FEMA – SDP#43

An abysmal government response to Hurricane Harvey exposed inadequate planning, lack of resources and confusing attempts at invoking incident command that iced potential responders such as commercial drone operators. Rescue efforts defaulted to heroic, overwhelmed local crews bolstered by the truly remarkable “Cajun Navy”. In substantial form, social media played a key role for those attempting to contact responders. This show describes the nuances of the Hurricane Harvey landfall and offers precise protocols to improve future responses to natural disasters.

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