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IAEM Webinar Recording:
"Drought Mitigation and Emergency Management"

Jan. 28, 2016

This webinar was offered jointly by the IAEM-USA Food & Agriculture Caucus and IAEM-USA Climate, Water & Weather Caucus. Discussion too place on long-onset disaster mitigation, with a focus on drought hazards. The webinar include an update from the National Drought Mitigation Center, a brief-out from the Extension Disaster Emergency Network (EDEN) Pilot Project/Socorro County New Mexico Drought Task Force, and information regarding how emergency managers can work with their local EDEN representatives. Presenters included: Dr. Tsegaye Tadesse, Climatologist, National Drought Mitigation Center, University of Nebraska; Tom Dean, SW District Department Head & Co-Director Southwest Border, Food Protection and Emergency Preparedness Sector; Fred Hollis, Socorro County Emergency Management; and Steve Cain, EDEN Homeland Security Project Director, Purdue University.