The Ultimate Guide to Inclement-Weather Planning: Every Incident Requires a Unique Response Planning for severe weather events can help improve your organization's resiliency and can be the difference between complete chaos and overall clarity. ONSOLVE’s latest free white paper, The Ultimate Guide to Inclement Weather Planning, discusses the various types of weather phenomena and best practices to plan for them. The white paper covers response plans for snowstorms/blizzards, hurricanes, torrential rain/flooding, tornadoes, fires and mudslides/landslides. Get the white paper>>

Modernizing Public Warning Messaging Dr. Dennis Mileti’s PrepTalk, “Modernizing Public Warning Messaging,” presents research on how to design and disseminate alerts and warning information that encourages public action. He also emphasizes that “multiple dissemination channels for public disaster warnings yield quicker and more comprehensive audience penetration,” Mileti says. “One technology is insufficient because you need multiple technologies to reach different sub-populations in an at-risk audience.” He is the author of more than 100 publications. Watch the video>>

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    Australia’s University of Rural Health looks into the effects of natural disasters on mental health. Click HERE>>
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    What can your business do to prepare for the potential loss of your cloud services provider? Click HERE>>
  • Eye in the Sky
    High resolution imagery from networks of satellites may soon be used to detect cases of disaster insurance fraud. Click HERE>>
  • Bridging IT and the C-Suite
    With technologies and threats rapidly changing, how can companies find the right balance of risk and reward for investment in IT? Click HERE>>
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    In tornado zones, schools need to ensure students and staff are aware of all their options for shelter. Click HERE>>

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MIT Professional Education "Crisis Management and Business Continuity" July 23-27. Preparing for a crisis is not a luxury; it is a necessity. Today's extreme scrutinies demand that you should be prepared. MIT's course will help prepare you for the inevitable. Click HERE>>

Desalination Emergency Response Trailer by Ready America Once access to running water has been disrupted, the ability to filter and/or purify non-potable sources of water becomes critical. Ready America has a solution that delivers up to 4,000 gallons per day. Watch the video>>

Continuity Insights Management Conference The conference program is set for the 2018 Continuity Insights Management Conference, April 23-25 at the Hilton Miami Downtown, Miami. Don't miss this conference full of insight, inspiration and actionable ideas. View the program or register>>

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Eight University Teams Selected for Risk Management Show-Down in San Antonio
RIMS, the risk management society, selected eight universities to compete in San Antonio for the 2018 Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge top honor. Twenty-six university teams entered the competition. Based on the solutions they developed for a case-study provided by the Sage Foundation, the top teams have been invited to present their findings at RIMS 2018 Annual Conference & Exhibition in San Antonio – April 15th – 18th. To learn more>>

IAEM-USA Healthcare Caucus and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Webinar: "Emergency Preparedness Final Rule"
Apr. 24, 2018, 1:00-2:00 p.m. EDT

Join Caecilia (Cece) Blondiaux, with the Quality, Safety & Oversight Group (QSOG) from CMS, who will provide a recap and updates on the Emergency Preparedness Final Rule. Ms. Blondiaux also will highlight and discuss key areas where CMS is seeing an increased number of deficiencies as related to the final rule.

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There will be approximately 20-25 minutes allotted for a question-and-answer session at the end of the webinar. For efficiency and to answer as many questions as possible, submit your questions in advance to iaem.health@gmail.com, no later than April 16, 2018.


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April 4, 2018 - Start Protecting Your Employees Using Location Data
April 11, 2018 - Balancing Fluidity and Flexibility in your Business Continuity Program
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