Vision Planning and Consulting, LLC, a leading US based company specializing in emergency management, disaster management, recovery planning, and capacity building, is happy to announce our expansion into India, with our Headquarters in Pune. Answering the demand and need for disaster management services in various parts of Asia, VPC’s expansion will better serve pre- and post-disaster planning efforts in India and South Asia. The move comes on the heels of months of planning
VPC’s President, Deepa Srinivasan was delighted to attend the 4th World Congress on Disaster Management (WCDM) at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai. The who’s who in field of Disaster Management in India were guests of honor at the Inauguration, including: the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, and Ministers of Finance, Planning, Industry and Mining, Earthquake Rehabilitation, Cultural Affairs, Environment, and Relief and Rehabilitation, from several Indian states.
The southern Indian State of Kerala has been blanketed by floods over the past few weeks and has experienced their heaviest rainfall in almost 100 years 1. While India receives monsoon rains every summer, rainfall totals in Kerala this year, have been almost 37 percent higher than last year 2. “Having colleagues here in Maryland who have been affected by major flood events, and having worked on Hurricane Katrina, and now with friends back in India facing many of the same chal
VPC is proud to be working with FEMA Region III on a webinar for hazard mitigation planners and other partners interested in reducing risk in their communities. Our presentation, titled "Integrating Your Long Range Vision with your Hazard Mitigation Plan", will take place tomorrow, July 25, at 11am EDT. "What’s the best way to ensure that plans are consistent with one another and that the principles embodied in the Hazard Mitigation Plan are supported and advanced by the othe
Vision Planning and Consulting (VPC) was selected to be a U.S. Department of Commerce delegate to participate in the World Cities Summit, Singapore Water Week and CleanEnviro Summit in Singapore July 8-12, 2018. The objective was to promote U.S. companies in exporting products and services. The Summit explored how cities can be more livable and resilient through better governance and planning, technology and social innovations, as well as collaborations with various stakehold
VPC is pleased to present a webinar on Disaster Planning for Historic Properties on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 at 1:00pm. The webinar is hosted by the Maryland Department of Planning’s partnership with Smart Growth Online and is funded by the U.S. EPA Office of Sustainable Communities. Photo courtesy of Disaster Planning for Historic Properties-Phase I, PHMC How do we protect historic properties that cannot be moved or modified, when the next disaster strikes? This is a critic
Deepa Srinivasan, AICP, CFM, President and Founder of Vision Planning and Consulting, presented at the American Planning Association's National Planning Conference (April 2-5th) in Phoenix, AZ last week. Highlights include: How to incorporate risk reduction strategies into existing local plans, policies, codes, and programs that guide development or redevelopment patterns, Plan Integration concepts and mechanisms related to planning and how to conduct them at the local and st