DRI International has joined a Private Sector Partnership (PSP) initiated by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction. The PSP’s 105 members are focused on business continuity and reducing the annual $300 billion in economic losses caused each year by disaster events. Click HERE>>

Why Good Managers Sometimes Make Bad Crisis Leaders Decision making during a crisis is not the same as decision making for routine business. It requires a shift from a structured decision making model to a more intuitive one. Lucien Canton tells us more. Click HERE>>

  • New School Safety Guides: It’s Exciting
    Rick Tobin has recently released a series of helpful guides providing easily implemented tips for classroom teachers to improve the safety environment in their school and to increase their skills for emergencies. Click HERE>>
  • Fighting Forest Fires with Federal Disaster Legislation
    As fires rage through the Pacific Northwest, some House Republicans propose forest fires be treated like federal disasters; an effort tied to a controversial forest clearing legislation. Click HERE>>
  • PanAm Games: Securing a City
    The PanAm Games are bringing a new set of challenges to Toronto officials. Take a look at security measures in place and other ways the city is managing its large-scale operations. Click HERE>>
  • Into the Breach
    Tips for cybersecurity first responders: keeping the client calm and other must-do’s. Click HERE>>
  • An Exercise in College Disaster Response
    Hundreds of law enforcement and emergency personnel simulated a bomb explosion at the NIU Convocation Center on July 10th for wide-scale emergency training. Click HERE>>
  • Race to the Finish
    How disaster recovery is like the Tour de France, and how to ensure that your company stays the course. Click HERE>>
  • OK Computer
    A new supercomputer is being developed for scheduling disaster response/emergency management efforts. Click HERE>>

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BELFOR Property Restoration A case study of how BELFOR helped a Ferguson Showroom/ Warehouse recover quickly from an unexpected tornado outbreak and met the customer's needs with dedicated, professional, customer-oriented service. Click HERE>>

Principles and Practices of Business Continuity
This book explores the subject of BC Management: from basic principles to best practices. Learn development, delivery, exercise and maintenance of an effective BC program. Click HERE>>

Fall World 2015 (Sep. 27-30: San Diego, CA) is the premier BC conference in the world. We bring together the best in BC education, technology, and research to give you three packed days of learning and networking. Register now and save $200! Click HERE>>

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40th Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop
Broomfield, CO – July 19-22 - Since 1975, the Natural Hazards Center has hosted the Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop for 400 federal, state, and local emergency officials; representatives of nonprofit and humanitarian organizations; hazards researchers; disaster consultants; and others dedicated to alleviating the impacts of disasters. Click HERE>>

Expanding the Spectrum of Emergency Management
63rd IAEM Annual Conference & EMEX 2015. Nov. 13 - 18: Clark County, NV. This conference provides a forum to discuss current trends and topics, share information about the latest tools and technology in emergency management and homeland security, and advance the work of IAEM (International Association of Emergency Managers). Conference sessions encourage stakeholders to exchange ideas and collaborate to protect lives and property from disaster. Click HERE>>



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