Webinar: COVID-19 Hurricane Planning Implications

Hosted by Tetra Tech

“It sounds like a daunting challenge but the one piece of advice I consistently give my colleagues across the country is to cover as much turf as you can. Identify what your priority areas are and focus on those.”

WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlJh2gIOyaM&feature=youtu.be

In this 30-minute webinar, Tetra Tech’s emergency management experts focused on what local governments are thinking about and planning for as they prepare for hurricane season in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Tetra Tech’s post-disaster team is sharing the platform with representatives from Harris County, Texas; Richland County, South Carolina; and Tampa, Florida, to hear what steps they are taking and what concerns are keeping them up at night. Featuring experts in the fields of emergency management, public information, and solid waste, this webinar includes valuable information for all audiences as we enter a new hurricane season with potentially unique challenges.

Our featured speakers include:

  • Francisco Sanchez — Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator at Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
  • Michael Kalec — Division Manager, Emergency Management Division Richland County Government
  • Sharon Long — Emergency Planner, Richland County Emergency Services Department
  • Mark Wilfalk — Director, City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management

Tetra Tech has a long history of providing emergency response services to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; federal, state, and local agencies; private-sector clients; and other clients pertaining to public health (Ebola, the pandemic influenza, anthrax) and man-made and natural disasters of all kinds. Our team has responded to natural disasters such as Superstorm Sandy; various Hurricanes including the Matthew, Harvey, Rita, and Maria; tropical storms; and various flood events across the country. Our full-service team has the technical expertise and capacity to help communities bolster their recovery efforts and build long-term resilience.

Learn more about Tetra Tech’s COVID-19 Emergency Management Services: https://www.tetratech.com/covid19

In this 30-minute webinar, Tetra Tech’s emergency management experts focused on what local governments are thinking about and planning for as they prepare for hurricane season in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Tetra Tech’s post-disaster team is sharing the platform with representatives from Harris County, Texas; Richland County, South Carolina; and Tampa, Florida, to hear what steps they are taking and what concerns are keeping them up at night. Featuring experts in the fields of emergency management, public information, and solid waste, this webinar includes valuable information for all audiences as we enter a new hurricane season with potentially unique challenges.

Our featured speakers include:

  • Francisco Sanchez — Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator at Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
  • Michael Kalec — Division Manager, Emergency Management Division Richland County Government
  • Sharon Long — Emergency Planner, Richland County Emergency Services Department
  • Mark Wilfalk — Director, City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management

Tetra Tech has a long history of providing emergency response services to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; federal, state, and local agencies; private-sector clients; and other clients pertaining to public health (Ebola, the pandemic influenza, anthrax) and man-made and natural disasters of all kinds. Our team has responded to natural disasters such as Superstorm Sandy; various Hurricanes including the Matthew, Harvey, Rita, and Maria; tropical storms; and various flood events across the country. Our full-service team has the technical expertise and capacity to help communities bolster their recovery efforts and build long-term resilience.

Learn more about Tetra Tech’s COVID-19 Emergency Management Services: https://www.tetratech.com/covid19

Francisco Sanchez | @DisasterPIO

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