What is the State of Crisis Communications?
The Continuity eGUIDE Needs Your Help! We want to survey the status of Crisis Communications and Emergency Notification in order to understand best practices, needs, challenges and solutions. You'll help the industry, get the results early, and might win a $250 Amazon gift card, thanks to our sponsor, OnSolve. A few minutes... Take the survey>>

Land Use Planning for Community Resilience
Dr. Philip Berke explains how effective land use planning strengthens community resilience. Preventative land use policies have high benefit-cost ratios and yet are often the least used to reduce vulnerability and promote mitigation. He is co-author of "Natural Hazard Mitigation: Recasting Disaster Policy and Planning." Click HERE>>

  • Communicating Risks with a Global Workforce
    This research report by the BCI presents findings on what are the best practices in building a sound travel risk management and crisis communications plan. Click HERE>>
  • Privately Public
    AirBnB looks to expand its program providing free temporary residence for those in regions hit by natural disasters. Click HERE>>
  • A Penny Saved
    A report from Zurich Insurance Group details the financial benefits of investing in disaster resilience. Click HERE>>
  • Lost at Sea
    A newly revealed hack of a common ship-tracking technology offers a potential threat to safe naval operations. Click HERE>>
  • Think Nationally, Act Locally
    The Canadian federal government releases a new plan to help protect residents and businesses from cyberthreats. Click HERE>>
  • Talk the Talk
    How can HR improve the effectiveness of a company's emergency notification systems? Click HERE>>
  • At the Push of a Button
    School officials in Michigan deploy an app that gives them one-button contact with local emergency responders. Click HERE>>

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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>>

Nashville Business Resilience 1-Day Conference June 26 Natural and man-made disasters are an increasingly serious risk. Many organizations never reopen; more suffer persistent negative consequences. Grow your management skills & minimize the impact of disasters. Click HERE>>

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"Share the Wealth"...Industry Organizations Update Click HERE>>

IAEM Think Tank: "We Have Been Where We Are Going: Lessons Learned from 2017"
IAEM's May 30th Think Tank was a discussion of the roles of emergency management and healthcare. The distinguished panel included Dr. Robert Kadlec, assistant secretary for Preparedness and Response; Dr. Daniel Kaniewski, FEMA deputy administrator; and Keith Dowler, CEM, director, Emergency Management and Business Continuity, Inova Health System.
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Veterans Outreach Program
Disaster Recovery International (DRI) Foundation is committed to helping our veterans succeed. To do our part, the Foundation has created a Veterans Outreach Program (VOP) to help our Veterans realize their dreams and help both themselves and their respective organizations achieve great success as they transition into the professions of emergency response, crisis management, business continuity and disaster recovery.

The VOP's focus is to establish an industry-first "giving-back" scholarship program to active duty or recently separated (within five years) veterans of our United States Military. The scholarship will include, at no cost to qualified candidates, admission to Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI) educational course BCLE 2000 (Business Continuity), all course materials, qualifying examination, and all applicable course application fees.
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