Podcast by NYC Emergency Management
Prep Talk - Episode 70: NYC Brings Emergency Preparedness Training to Puerto Rico
On the latest episode of “Prep Talk,” NYC Emergency Management Deputy Commissioner Henry Jackson and Director of Government Relations Yokarina Duarte discuss their multiple deployments to Puerto Rico and reflect on some of the challenges still facing the island following Hurricane Maria in 2017 and the 2020 earthquakes. The guests also talk about New York City’s unique partnership with San Juan, and the need for continued city-to-city collaboration.
Prep Talk - Episode 69: Building the Next Generation of Emergency Managers
To commemorate this year’s “Ready School of the Year,” NYC Emergency Management released a new episode of its emergency management podcast, “Prep Talk.” During the episode, NYC Emergency Management Assistant Commissioner Anita Sher and Sal Puglisi of the Urban Assembly School for Emergency Management discuss the importance of students developing emergency management skills earlier in their education. Puglisi discusses the overall mission of UASEM, including how the school combines in-class and hands-on experience to create a more holistic learning experience. The guests also highlight the impact the students have had in the community, providing emergency training to everyday New Yorkers.
Read full transcript: on.nyc.gov/preptalk69
Prep Talk - Episode 68: 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season - Stay Safe & Prepared
To mark the beginning of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, the New York City Emergency Management Department today unveiled the City’s revised hurricane evacuation zones. New York City Emergency Management also relaunched the Know Your Zone hurricane awareness campaign to encourage New Yorkers to find out whether they live in one of the City’s six hurricane evacuation zones, and take steps to be prepared for coastal storms and hurricanes. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30.
Read the full transcript: on.nyc.gov/preptalk68
Prep Talk - Episode 67: Meet Commissioner Scrivani
The New York City Emergency Management Department welcomes back John Scrivani to his new role as commissioner for the agency. Commissioner Scrivani brings a wealth of knowledge to the department, which includes leadership roles with New York City government, the New York City Police Department and the Virginia Department of Transportation. A member of public safety community for more than two decades, he is responsible for oversight of the City's efforts to plan and prepare for emergencies, educate the public about preparedness, coordinate emergency response and recovery, and disseminate emergency information.
Read the full transcript: on.nyc.gov/preptalk67
Prep Talk - Episode 66: Farewell To Commissioner Criswell
Ahead of her departure from NYC Emergency Management, NYC Emergency Management Commissioner Deanne Criswell sat down with “Prep Talk” to discuss her tenure at the agency, including the City’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ever-evolving threat landscape that the country faces, the importance of equity across all emergency management operations, and the future of the emergency management field.
Read the full transcript: on.nyc.gov/preptalk66
Prep Talk - Episode 65: National Volunteer Month
On the latest episode of “Prep Talk,” Laura Rog, NYC Service’s acting chief service officer, and Moriah Washington, New York City Emergency Management’s director of community engagement, share the impact that volunteers have on assisting agencies and organizations fulfill their mission during National Volunteer Month and throughout the year.
Read the full transcript: on.nyc.gov/preptalk65
Informative and Enganging
Very informative podcast about relevant topics on emergency preparedness in New York City. It’s enjoyable to listen to, engaging, spot-on with everything I need to know. Keep up the good work Omar and Allison. Looking forward to more!
I love this!!! It’s very informative and keeps us New Yorkers up to date.
A Must Listen for New Yorkers
Very informative and useful information for New Yorkers delivered in an approachable way!