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Welcome to the Event

Please join us for the second in a series of Extreme Heat Webinars hosted by FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance to discuss what extreme heat is, federal efforts to address the issue, and identify funding and mitigation projects to mitigate extreme heat.

Speakers include:

Dr John Balbus | Office of Climate Change and Health Equity Acting Director, HHS

David Hondula | Director of the Office of Heat Response and Mitigation, City of Phoenix

Ladd Keith | Assistant Professor of Planning, School of Landscape Architecture and Planning, University of Arizona 

Krystal Laymon | Office of Resilience, FEMA

Dr Ronnen Levinson | Staff Scientist and Leader of the Heat Island Group for the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Victoria Salinas | Senior Official Performing the Duties of Deputy Administrator for Resilience, FEMA

A recording of the webinar will be available on this page following the session.

FEMA recently hosted a webinar on July 12, 2023, regarding the topic of extreme heat. Additional information about the webinar, speakers, and the session recording can be found below.

Previous Events

Resilience Webinar: Extreme Heat

August 16, 2023 | 2:00 – 3:30 PM ET

Access the recording here.

Resilience Webinar: Extreme Heat

July 12, 2023 | 2:00 – 3:30 PM ET

Access the recording here.

This webinar was designed to discuss extreme heat and impacts, federal efforts to address the issue, federal funding available and the types of mitigation projects that can mitigate extreme heat. The webinar included representatives from FEMA, Environmental Protection Agency, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.