Episode 81

Many of us know the familiar names of disaster response like the American Red Cross, FEMA, or the National Guard, but how about a name like Walmart? Today we welcome Lucas McDonald, Director of the Emergency Operations Center for Walmart, who has played key roles in organizing the company’s disaster relief efforts for more than a decade. We’ll get an inside look at how they help prepare communities for impending disasters and how their disaster response teams spring into action to help those in need after the storm.