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The GOHSEP Get a Game Plan Podcast
19 minutes | Feb 9, 2022
Non-Congregate Sheltering After Hurricane Ida
Show Notes: Hurricane Ida resulted in a major housing disaster for portions of Louisiana, something the state has faced for several recent events. The state created and implemented a FEMA supported program using travel trailers as a non-congregate, shelter option. We will examine the program and find out how it may benefit other areas facing a major recovery effort.
16 minutes | Jul 19, 2021
Operations Extended at the Lake Charles Recovery Service Center
Show Notes: On this episode of The GOHSEP Get a Game Plan Podcast, hear from FEMA officials working in the Lake Charles Recovery Service Center. The site offers one on one help for those recovering from the May floods and other recent events like hurricanes Laura and Delta.
34 minutes | Jun 14, 2021
New Orleans’ Stance for the 2021 Hurricane Season
Show Notes: The 2021 hurricane season is officially underway. We will speak with Collin Arnold, the director of the New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness about the city’s stance heading into the season and the wealth of resources his office provides to the public.
16 minutes | May 10, 2021
Spring 2021 Weather
Show Notes: On this episode of The GOHSEP Get A Game Plan Podcast, we take a look at the recent weather patterns across Louisiana and the south. While the number of weather related threats has been steady, the number of severe weather events might surprise you. An expert from the National Weather Service helps break down some of the information and gives us some insight on the upcoming hurricane season.
26 minutes | Feb 15, 2021
Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week 2021
Show Notes: On this episode of The GOHSEP Get a Game Plan Podcast, we will speak with a forecaster for the National Weather Service on the weather threats we typically face during this time of year. Find out what information is available and why it’s important for you to have an emergency plan and to stay informed. Also, new resources are available to help you navigate the ongoing fight to stop the spread of COVID-19.
12 minutes | Sep 14, 2020
Show Notes: The response and initial recovery is underway in Louisiana after Hurricane Laura made landfall Southwest Louisiana last month. The Category 4 storm strengthened as it crossed the Gulf of Mexico. Its impact was felt from the coast to the Louisiana-Arkansas border. On this episode of The GOHSEP Get A Game Plan Podcast, we analyze the tremendous response for the hurricane and what those in the impacted areas can expect in the coming weeks.
21 minutes | Aug 10, 2020
Safety Enforcement During the Fight to Stop the Spread of COVID-19
Show Notes: The fight continues to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Louisiana and other parts of the world. On this episode, we discuss the mask mandate currently in place and some of the business measures needed to stop the spread. State Fire Marshal Butch Browning explains how enforcement steps are being handled and his office’s efforts to educate the public on how businesses can operate safely.
19 minutes | Jul 13, 2020
Show Notes: Louisiana is still dealing with the lingering effects of the COVID-19 emergency. While some positive steps have been made, the threat to Louisiana and other areas is far from over. On this episode of The GOHSEP Get A Game Plan Podcast, we speak with one of the state’s leading health officials for an update on the state’s efforts and we will discuss practical steps to help protect you and your family.
12 minutes | Jun 8, 2020
2020 Hurricane Season Outlook
Show Notes: Forecasters say the 2020 hurricane season will be above average in terms of activity. We already have our 3rd named storm during the first few days of the season and it is threatening Louisiana and other gulf coast states. We will speak with officials with the National Weather Service to determine if this quick start is an indication of what we can expect for the rest of the season.
16 minutes | May 11, 2020
2020 Hurricane Season
Show Notes: State emergency officials are working with local partners to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season. Those plans will have a different focus this year as everyone continues to stop the spread of COVID-19. On this month’s The GOHSEP Get A Game Plan Podcast, we will speak with an experienced local emergency manager to find out how the first level of action will be handled, what you can do as part of the planning process and how that activity is coordinated with the state.
25 minutes | Apr 13, 2020
Coping with the COVID-19(Coronavirus) Emergency
Show Notes: The COVID-19 or Coronavirus emergency continues to influence our daily lives here in Louisiana and around the world. This pandemic can be extremely stressful for several different reasons. Health fears, economic concerns and other factors are something nearly all of us face. Even isolation or social distancing can take its toll on someone’s health. On this episode, we address some of the issues that could make you feel overwhelmed with stress, fear and anxiety. Find out ways to identify and overcome those obstacles while we speak with the experts and examine the resources to help us cope with the COVID-19 emergency.
29 minutes | Mar 9, 2020
Coronavirus - COVID-19
Show Notes: Concerns about the Coronavirus or COVID-19 are impacting many areas around the globe. Here in Louisiana, Governor John Bel Edwards, the Louisiana Department of Health and the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness are ramping up efforts to respond to this threat. Louisiana has activated a Coronavirus Task Force to help establish plans and procedures for dealing with this health emergency. On this episode, the Medical Director for Emergency Preparedness at the Louisiana Department of Health joins us with information you need to protect your family and your business.
26 minutes | Feb 10, 2020
Mardi Gras Season
Show Notes: It’s Mardi Gras season in Louisiana. More than one million people are expected to travel to New Orleans and other areas of the Louisiana for Fat Tuesday celebrations. This episode includes information to help you plan your travel and stay safe during parades and celebrations.
19 minutes | Jan 13, 2020
Emergency Management Podcasts
Show Notes: There are several options available when it comes to podcasts related to emergency management. We have been recording our GOHSEP podcast since late 2018. Our partners at FEMA are also utilizing this resource, including FEMA Region 6. We will speak to Patricia Mancha from FEMA about their new podcast and the types of information they will be sharing with the public. We will also have cybersecurity tips and safety information for you if you are planning on traveling for the spring or summer.
28 minutes | Dec 9, 2019
Emergency Planning for Foster Parents/Fire Safety
Show Notes: On this episode of The GOHSEP Get A Game Plan Podcast, State Fire Marshal Butch Browning will talk to us about fire safety during the winter holiday season. We routinely see a spike in house fires around the holidays. Find out how you can prevent that type of problem and the steps to take to keep you and your family. We will also hear from the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services about foster parenting. Find out about emergency planning for foster families and we will share information about how you can help support young children in the program.
29 minutes | Nov 11, 2019
2nd Anniversary Episode - Emergency Planning/Recovery, Winter Weather Outlook
Show Notes: GOHSEP is marking a special occasion with our November podcast. This marks our second anniversary for this unique resource. Thank you for helping us grow this resource which has reached thousands of people in nearly every state and territory, along with others in roughly 25 countries. Pat Santos, the Governor’s Recovery Liaison for Gov. John Bel Edwards’, will join us to talk about recent events in Louisiana, recovery and how the lessons learned can help others in different regions. Plus, an expert from the National Weather Service will recap the 2019 hurricane season and give us insight on the forecast for the late fall and winter months.
27 minutes | Oct 14, 2019
LA Cyber Emergency/NCAM
Show Notes: October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. On this episode, we have practical information to help you and your business stay safe from an online attack. Also, Governor John Bel Edwards declared a Cyber Emergency earlier this fall after several Louisiana school districts were targets of a ransomware attack. It was the first time a state emergency was declared due to this type of incident. We will speak with one of the experts who helped the state manage this threat with no disruption to students heading back to class for the fall.
22 minutes | Sep 9, 2019
National Preparedness Month
Show Notes: September is National Preparedness Month. It is a great time to get information to help protect you, your family, your home and your business. GOHSEP and many of our partners at the local, state and federal levels with provide tips to help you finalize your plans. On this episode, you will hear from people working on that type of outreach for GOHSEP and hear from a local official working with members of his community (including young people) to help prepare, respond to and recover from an emergency.
31 minutes | Aug 12, 2019
FEMA Public Assistance for Private Non-Profit, Religious Organizations
Show Notes: As we approach the height of the 2019 Hurricane Season, FEMA and GOHSEP would like to ensure private non-profit, religious organizations are aware of recent changes to the Public Assistance program. FEMA funding can be used, in certain cases, to repair or replace damaged facilities back to its pre-disaster design, function and capacity. We will explain that process and hear from leaders from two organizations that have been impacted by this change. Plus, are you prepared for an emergency? We will share census information to let you know if the public is ready for a potential disaster.
29 minutes | Jul 8, 2019
Establishing Local Volunteer Organizations/River Flood Fight Update
Show Notes: On this episode of The GOHSEP Get A Game Plan Podcast, we will talk to members of a volunteer group who organized to help their community after a devastating flood. They stayed together to help during the recovery process and continue to help in new ways today. Find out how the lessons learned by the West Feliciana Volunteers for Response and Recovery Foundation could help others trying to establish this type of network. River flooding continues to be an issue in Louisiana and other parts of the country. Heath Jones with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers- New Orleans District joins us for a discussion on the rivers, the ongoing flood fight and the guidelines for operating structures like the Bonnet Carre Spillway.
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