Manitou’s emergency management consulting group completed support to FEMA Region II in development of a training course on Continuity of Operations (COOP) training for state and local governments. This project represents Manitou’s third performance for FEMA, building on previous work on curriculum development at the Emergency Management Institute.
Final Report Posted for the Programme Evaluation of UNICEF Bangladesh Communication for Development (C4D) Programme from 2012 to 2016
The collaborative effort led by Dr. Tristi Nichols with Manitou, Inc. and Mr. Fuad Pasha with Mitra and Associates is exemplified in a final report. Ms. Sittul Muna, Mr. Zahwrul Islam, Mr. Abu Naser, and all team members who collected data in Rangpur, Satkhira, and Sunamganj also deserve merit. Last, but certainly not least, Ms. Maie Ayoub,
Manitou staff kicked-off a comprehensive study of fire services for fire services in unincorporated Berkeley County, South Carolina. The study will include a system-wide analysis, development of findings, and a final report. The project will include meetings with each fire department and County officials. “This is a study of a large and diverse County, and
The City of Fredericksburg, Virginia has selected Manitou, Inc. to perform an analysis of its fire stations and deployment. The study, which will help the City plan for the future, should be completed in Fall 2017.
Manitou recently completed support to the Arlington County, Virginia Fire Department in a business process documentation and analysis as part of ongoing technology improvement efforts. Manitou provided staff, management expertise, and support to Winbourne Consulting as part of their larger efforts. We are pleased to work with Winbourne Consulting, a recognized leader in public safety
Manitou, Inc. was pleased to exhibit at the Black Chief Officers Committee <http://bcoc.us> annual conference in Atlantic City, NJ on June 8-9, 2017. This marks the second year of Manitou’s support for the group. We look forward to returning for next year’s event.
In March 2017, Manitou, Inc. partnered with the esteemed Dr. Debra Willoughby’s, who has strong expertise and substantive knowledge of Her Majesty’s Government (HMG) ‘Working Together to Safeguard Children’. Together, both Drs. Tristi Nichols and Debra Willoughby secured a joint contract with UNICEF and the UK Department of International Development to prepare the Capacity Gap Assessment
Manitou, working in support of Murphy Group Architects of Lexington, Kentucky and Manns Woodward Studios of Maryland; provided expert analysis in support of decisions on the replacement or renovation of a fire station. The study also evaluated impacts on response times and national standards.
In December 2016, Manitou, Inc. secured a contract with UNICEF Bangladesh to evaluate a programme that extends social and health promotion messages to over 4 million people. To conduct a community-based survey of 800 people, Manitou partnered with Mitra and Associates, a Bangladeshi firm. Dr. Nichols is currently in Bangladesh to support on-going data
Manitou’s Charles Jennings has authored an update chapter on “Data collection and Research” for Travis Ford’s Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival which was just published by Brady Press. The book is compliant with the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education initiative and is based on the 16 Life Safety Initiatives of the National