James Waskom, GOHSEP (2016)
The Press Club
Place Covered: Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2016-06-20
Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Waskom, James | Louisiana. Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness | Emergency management | Hurricane preparedness | Disaster response and recovery
- Waskom, James Speaker
A speech by James Waskom before the Baton Rouge Press Club on June 20, 2016. Waskom is the director of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. He discusses: the flooding and tornadoes from early 2016; GOHSEP’s preparations for hurricane season; the importance of creating disaster plans for families and businesses; and GOHSEP’s available resources for dealing with emergencies. He also answers questions from the audience.