Monday, June 27th, 2022
10:00 – 11:00 am ET
- Are you interested in applying for the upcoming IDHA in Amman, Jordan?
- Would you like to meet the IDHA instructors?
- Do you want to learn more about the IDHA?
Register at: https://fordham.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0kd-morzosEtStGsoYZ5f2wze7AdvTwN0w
The West Africa Academy of Public Health and the Nigerian Partnership for Advocacy in Child & Family Health is hosting this webinar. This high level reflection webinar will discuss Africa efforts to vaccinate against COVID-19.
You can join at: https://t.co/RvLZA0oeGO
The Emergency Management Growth Initiative is conducting a survey on internship initiatives and experiences. The purpose of this survey is to gather information to assess the current state of internships in the emergency management field as well as gather information to assist in building programs or repositories of information for students looking to get into the field of emergency management. The survey is open to all students who have gone through or are currently going through the internship process, university representatives who assist students and/or offer internship opportunities, as well as private and public sector professionals and agencies who offer or would be interested in offering an emergency management-related internship. Take the survey online.
Full-time undergraduate, as well as full and part-time graduate students, working towards degrees in emergency management, disaster management, or a closely related field of study, should apply now for the IAEM scholarship. Applications may be completed via the application portal on the IAEM website. Be sure to review the application instructions before starting the application in the portal. Use the Application Checklist for your application type to identify the essay questions and to help verify that all documentation is provided. All materials are available on the Application web page. The application deadline is 11:59 p.m. EDT, June 13, 2022. Questions should be directed to IAEM Scholarship Program Director Dawn M. Shiley, CAE.
Join the Permanent Mission of Ireland to the UN and the Global Centre on 23 May for the annual Evans-Sahnoun Lecture on R2P. This year’s Lecture will feature a keynote address by Ms. Pramila Patten, UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict.
Tune into the webcast at: https://gcr2p.createsend1.com/t/j-l-vljkrul-itqdkilkk-h/
Pracademic Affairs, a new online journal, is part of Homeland Security Affairs, the Journal of the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Homeland Defense and Security. The mission of Pracademic Affairs is to bridge the gap between practitioners and academics. This is achieved by providing emergency management and homeland security practitioners a welcoming platform to write, explore, analyze, and examine real-world critical lessons learned to improve the resilience of our communities. The first issue has just been published and can be accessed here. The journal welcomes any practitioner submissions. The process to submit is on the journal website. Questions or comments may be directed to the journal co-directors, Meg McPherson and Michael Wallace, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The U.S. Department of State, the Interagency Working Group on Scientific Collections (IWGSC), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative (SCRI) are working together to help identify, and where possible assist with efforts to save/protect priceless Ukrainian archival, cultural, and scientific collections under threat. They are requesting your help in quickly identifying relevant collections in Ukraine and their needs. Please use this Google Form to provide information about the respective collections, including descriptions, locations, special needs, and points of contact. Please submit one form entry for each collection. The data submitted will be stored in a secure database with the US State Department.
On May 13, 2022, FEMA released the FY 2022 Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) Notice of Funding Opportunity. This fiscal year, Community Preparedness and Resilience has been added as an additional priority area.
Following the release, FEMA’s Individual and Community Preparedness Division (ICPD) and Preparedness Grants Division (PGD) are hosting a webinar series focused on the new “Enhancing Community Preparedness and Resilience” National Priority Area (NPA). The webinars will take place via Adobe Connect.
As a part of this call, ICPD Director Aaron Levy and PGD Deputy Director Ginny Warren will present on:
- How to use the HSGP to effectively mitigate DHS concerns on terrorism;
- Guidance on meeting requirements for the “Enhancing Community Preparedness and Resilience” National Priority Areas; and
- Additional guidance on how to submit a strong application for the HSGP.
FEMA will host three webinars, dates and times listed below. The webinars are free, but registration is required.
- HSGP Webinar 1 (East): May 24 @ 9:30a.m.-10:30a.m. ET
- HSGP Webinar 2 (Central): May 25 @ 3:00p.m.-4:00p.m. ET
- HSGP Webinar 3 (West): May 26 @ 5:30p.m.-6:30p.m. ET
These webinars will provide clearer guidance on how to navigate the new grant program requirements. For further support, work with your State Administrative Agency and/or Urban Area Working Group.
Please bring your HSGP-related questions to the webinar session. Direct any meeting logistical questions to FEMA-Prepare@fema.dhs.gov.