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Dukes of Hazards: The Emergency Management Podcast

Mitch and Andrew host an irreverent (but useful) podcast about disaster response, emergency management, mobilization culture, community resilience and life in emergency operations. Also, drones. research. Movie reviews. Jokes.

Jul 7, 2017

Check your egos and grab your windbreakers, folks, because the former headmaster of FEMA goes with the Dukes on a rollicking tour through the last decade of emergency management, with guidance for anyone interested in emergency management, disaster response, or just how to build a great team. Plus, Mitch mansplains...


Mar 20, 2015

Mitch's old (er, youthful) compadre Mark O'Neill comes on the show to discuss the historic Florida hurricane season of 2004. Plus, megacyclone Pam hits Vanuatu, the iWatch tracks us all, you have to believe in climate change to get FEMA money (no word on whether humans had to cause it), and it turns out sometimes you...


Mar 11, 2015

The Dukes break down the Lac Magantic train disaster (although Mitch can't pronounce it) and compare it to the recent West Virginia train derailment. Plus, Austin in 1960 may be better at civil defense than we are and it turns out Ebola is stll happening. Not to mention the Dukes of Hazards review of The Last Man...


Aug 6, 2014

The Dukes come back from summer break to take on Outbreak, Ebola, Brooklyn in the 1890s, Disaster Innovation and Earthquake-proofing. Pop quiz: What kind of extreme weather kills the most people? Also, does the fact that Martha Stewart loves drones mean drones are over? And, what were CDC's Top 7 disaster songs in 2011...


May 30, 2014

We play Good Tweet / Bad Tweet with emergency social media guru Jim Garrow and dig into the science of Firenadoes (along with their even scarier horizontal cousin). Plus, Andrew continues to be obsessed with drones, Ikea makes shelters so good nobody wants to go home, hackers smoke weed, and Mitch discovers his tweets...