Jill Raycroft is learning to deal with threats of all kinds—from earthquakes to cybercrime—every day. It’s all in a day’s work as the leader of the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management’s training and exercise program.
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What do Boston, Massachusetts; Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Amman, Jordan; and Athens, Greece all have in common?
No one wants to think about disasters happening, especially a large earthquake, but the good news is they are the most survivable natural disaster. People just need to know what to do so that they react correctly.
I joined Citi in 2004, after two decades in public service at the New York City Police Department and Office of Emergency Management (OEM).
When a devastating tornado struck Henryville, Indiana, the town’s only school was destroyed along with many homes and businesses. While many community members were unsure about what to do next, the children, teachers, and parents were asking when they could return to school.