Sessions Tagged With 'crisis communication'

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Fire Prevention Education Teams: Lessons Learned from the 2016 Appalachian Wildfires

Monday, July 10, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT

During the Fall of 2016, several southeastern states experienced significant wildfires due to a severe drought and an increased frequency of human-caused wildfires. To address the growing severity of the situation, a multi-state fire prevention strategy was coordinated by an...

ACE Issues Management: Crisis Management

Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 1:30 pm EDT - Presented by Maggie Lawrence

Maggie Lawrence with Alabama Extension will present about her winning entry in the Crisis Communication C&A category and give tips for preparing an entry. Presented by the ACE Leadership and Management Learning Community.Learn more about ACE at

West, Texas fertilizer facility explosion: Lessons learned in crisis communication

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2-3 p.m. EDT On April 17, an explosion at a fertilizer facility rocked the town of West, Texas. After the devastating explosion, The Fertilizer Institute (TFI), the national trade association representing the fertilizer industry, stepped in to respond to...