The actions taken in the first 12-48 hours following a disaster may be critical in determining full business recovery. The RED ALERT® Emergency Priority Response Program by BELFOR delivers the utmost level of disaster readiness on a local, national or international level. Click HERE>>

Emergency Notification: Over 800 professionals in government and industry replied to our survey on notification solutions. What features are important? Which features do you not use? What are the costs? Read the full, and valuable, report here. And thanks to our sponsor, ERMS!

  • New White Paper from BCI 20/20 Think Tank
    The think tank has published a new white paper entitled The resilience challenge for the business continuity profession. The paper positions BC as an integral part of resilience, the benefit of which can be felt in a variety of ways throughout an organization. To read Click HERE>>
  • Inside InciWeb
    A recent 6,500-acre wildfire in southwest Oregon casts a light on the importance of data sharing and information clearinghouses such as InciWeb. Click HERE>>
  • Watching the Clock
    How every second counts when it comes to crisis communication and what we can learn from this year’s six biggest PR disasters. Click HERE>>
  • Recovering from a Cyberattack
    A cyber-resilience expert shares five crucial steps to responding to a cybersecurity breach. Click HERE>>
  • Extreme Weather Alert
    Wildfires, droughts and storms are becoming the new normal when it comes to climate, but does the private sector know how to plan for disaster? Click HERE>>
  • The Cost of Calculating Amidst the Fog of War
    What business continuity experts can learn from the CDC’s recent overestimation of Ebola risk. Click HERE>>
  • The Rise of Rescue Task Force Medics
    A SWAT team tactical medic lays out how rescue task forces can be invaluable to an emergency situation, thanks to flexibility and quick mobilization capabilities. Click HERE>>

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DRI presents "Bird's Eye View," a new column by Lyndon Bird, Chair of the Future Strategic Vision Committee, on issues facing the continuity profession and seeking feedback via a short survey Lyndon will discuss on DRI's LinkedIn page. 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>>

IAEM Conference. Nov. 13-18: Provides a forum to discuss current trends & topics, share information on latest tools & technology in EM & homeland security. Conference encourages exchange of ideas & collaboration to protect lives & property. Click HERE>>

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Cal Guard Launches Remotely Piloted Aircraft to Search for Missing Person
At the request of the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office and California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, the California National Guard launched a Remotely Piloted Aircraft at 10:20 a.m. today to help search for 45-year-old Edward Kavanaugh who was last seen July 17 when he went motorcycle riding in the El Dorado National Forest. This is the first time such a vehicle has been used by the National Guard to aid a search-and-rescue effort. Click HERE>>

Disaster Preparedness Academy
Disasters can- and do- strike unexpectedly. Are you prepared? How your organization and our entire community will recover from a disaster depends on the preparedness measures you put in place today. Make preparedness more easily achievable through the Disaster Preparedness Academy (DPA). Now in its 31st year, the DPA’s mission is to provide information on emergency preparedness planning, mitigation, response and recovery. Click HERE>>



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