Expediting Disaster Support to Historically Marginalized and Underserved Communities

Wednesday, April 3 at 1 pm – 2 pm ET | Webinar

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Join us for this timely discussion where our esteemed panelists will share their expertise and discuss actionable solutions in disaster recovery programs.

Expediting disaster assistance for survivors, especially for historically marginalized communities, remains a critical challenge due to complex and often sluggish processes. Our panel of experts will discuss strategies for accelerating disaster support while addressing systemic barriers that hinder response and recovery efforts. Discover insights from seasoned practitioners and researchers, while exploring the intersection of technology, policy and community resilience.

Topics will include updates to FEMA Individual Assistance Programs, and methods for expediting aid delivery to survivors, particularly those in low-income communities.

Presented with the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM).


Mark Ghilarducci

Former Director, California Office of Emergency Services, President & CEO, Emergent Global Solutions

Marcus Coleman, Jr.

Director of Faith-based Services, FEMA

Dr. Alessandra Jerolleman

Director of Research, Center for Environment, Land, and Law, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law


Curtis Brown

Homeland Security and Emergency Management Subject Matter Expert, on behalf of Conduent