Continuity Insights Management Conference April 20-22. A premiere event for strategic business continuity discussion. Unmatched opportunities to learn from and network with today’s industry thought-leaders. Three days of comprehensive educational programming. Click HERE>>
How the Loma Prieta Earthquake Pushed Me into the Disaster Recovery Business...and Others Out of Business Ron LaPedis, of SungardAS, shares his experience of entering the industry and reflects on how the little things can really make or break an organization. Click HERE>>
- 17th Disaster Resource GUIDE to Publish at the End of 2nd Quarter, 2015
You must renew each year. The theme is "Leadership and the Road to Resilience" to include: Thought Leadership (on urgent topics and issues), Executive Leadership (the qualities & structures of leadership) and Program Leadership (metrics, reporting, etc.). Click HERE>>
- Production Begins on Flat-Pack Refugee Shelters
Developed by Ikea and the UNHCR, the “Better Shelters” will be produced soon, with the UNHCR buying 10,000 to provide to refugee families this summer. Click HERE>>
- Cybersecurity Bill Gets House Approval
Though privacy concerns abound, the House Intelligence Committee unanimously approved a bill that would up data sharing between government and the private sector. Click HERE>>
- How Lufthansa Got Crisis Communication Right
Public relations experts interviewed for this piece applaud the way the airline company has responded to the Germanwings Flight 9525 disaster. Click HERE>>
- Fiji’s Backup Food Plan for Times of Disaster
Communities in Fiji embark on a new food bank initiative that will provide them with farming techniques and risk-resilient crops to better withstand climate change. Click HERE>>
- Water’s Major Role in Disaster Not Reflected in Sendai Agreement
This Circle of Blue piece explains how the water community is looking for stronger incorporation of water in disaster risk reduction planning. Click HERE>>
- Thinking Outside the Box and Beyond the Bowl
Japanese high school students have designed unique emergency toilets to help their country find new ways to prepare for its next natural disaster. Click HERE>>
If you’ve been interested in training and education by DRI Int’l., but couldn’t commit time, travel, and resources, DRI’s new Collegiate Conference series is the opportunity you’ve been looking for! Inaugural event is on April 10th. Click HERE>>
72-hour Preparedness... Is your family prepared? This family kit has basics needed by a family of 4 for 3 days. Kit includes long shelf life food & water as well as supplies for medical, sanitation, lighting, warmth, communications and more. Order today>>
Discover New Knowledge, New Innovations and New Encounters at RIMS 2015 Annual Conference & Exhibition in New Orleans, April 26-29. Join leading experts as they share their expertise, trends and strategies on all aspects of risk management. Click HERE>>
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"Share the Wealth"...Industry Organizations Update Click HERE>>
IAEM Presents EMvision Talks, Call for Speakers
Who: Any EM professional or those working in fields that work with emergency managers. What: These are 5-minute Talks. Speakers are encouraged to relate their Talk to the theme– Expanding the Spectrum of EM. Where: The IAEM Conference & EMEX in Nevada. When: The speakers will present their Talk on the plenary stage November 17th. Why: Provide a forum in which people can share an idea or a passion in the field of EM to foster awareness about and generate action on the subjects presented. How: Click HERE>>
FEMA Individual & Community Preparedness Award Application Period is Open
The awards highlight innovative local practices and achievements by recognizing individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions toward making their communities safer, stronger, better prepared, and more resilient. Emergency management is most effective when the whole community is engaged and involved. These awards are an opportunity to acknowledge the work an individual or organization has done to build a more resilient nation. April 10th is the deadline. Click HERE>>
Based on the philosophy of "working together", the Wednesday Continuity e-GUIDE provides a concise seven-day snapshot of the business continuity and emergency management industry from around the world right down to the local level.
We are now receiving subscriptions for the 17th edition of the DISASTER RESOURCE GUIDE. Click HERE>>