DRI International's next one-day conference event is coming to San Rafael, CA, July 10. It will be held at the Dominican University of California. If you’ve been interested in DRI’s training and education, but couldn’t commit time, travel, and resources, here’s your chance! Click HERE>>

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  • 17th Disaster Resource GUIDE to Publish in Late Summer, 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>>
  • Bright Minds, Smart City
    As cities get smarter, they also get more vulnerable. A new non-profit launched at the end of May assembled experts to address smart city security. Click HERE>>
  • FEMA Releases 2015 National Preparedness Report
    The Continuity eGUIDE covers what you need to know about FEMA’s 2015 national preparedness report, released May 28. Click HERE>>
  • EVAC and the Drones
    As floodwaters rose in Texas, responders looked to alternative surveillance methods for disaster management. Will drones be part of the next wave of S&R equipment? Click HERE>>
  • Disaster Island
    Krizo is definitely the world’s most disaster-filled domain. Here’s how an island that never existed may be the key for studying emergency preparedness. Click HERE>>
  • New Masters Program in Disaster Management Launched at FIU
    Florida International University has joined the ranks of the academic institutions offering graduate disaster management programs with a new Masters degree rolling out this fall. Click HERE>>
  • FIFA Drops the Ball with Crisis Communications
    This week’s communications fail belongs to worldwide soccer organization FIFA, as mixed messages led to some offside calls. Here are five takeaways from Digiday. Click HERE>>

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West Clark Community Schools received severe tornado/storm damage as it took a direct hit from an F-4 tornado. Administrators had an ambitious goal: finish the school year and be ready for classes in August. BELFOR made this possible. Click HERE>>

The KOOL Kit provides 72-hour support for 1 person. Long shelf-life contents. At only $30, it costs less than what you might spend assembling a kit on your own AND it saves you time. Packed in a bag that can be used to keep things KOOL! Click HERE>>

World Conference on Disaster Mgmt There is no other event like it. This is one conference you can't afford to miss. Provides a unique venue for Disaster Management professionals from around the world to present, network with peers and learn. Click HERE>>

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Dell Bolsters Data Protection with Two New Integrated Backup & Recovery Appliances
Dell Software recently announced the addition of two new offerings to its award-winning line of DL series backup and recovery appliances. Combining the reliability of Dell’s PowerEdge servers with the power of its AppAssure data protection software, the new Dell DL4300 and DL1000 1TB appliances provide mid-sized and small companies with easy-to-deploy, turnkey data protection solutions. Click HERE>>

NOAA Issues Call for Proposals for Regional Coastal Resilience Grants Program
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has issued a call for proposals under the first federal funding opportunity for the new Regional Coastal Resilience Grants Program. The coastal resilience grants program will support regional approaches to activities that build resilience of coastal regions, communities, and economic sectors to the negative impacts from extreme weather events, climate hazards, and changing ocean conditions. Click HERE>>



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