Human Concerns
How Do You Create A Personal Property Inventory When Everything Is Gone?
January 2014 | Sean M. Scott
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Credit: Bob McMillan/FEMA
Each year disasters cause multitudes across the U.S. to lose their homes and personal property. Whether it’s a wide scale disaster like a tornado, wildfire, or hurricane, or a smaller event like a house fire or pipe burst, people need to k [ ... ]

Personal/Family Preparedness
January 2014 | Ted Brown
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Credit: Jennifer Smits/FEMA
It’s remarkable that the Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Industry still thinks recovery is about technology. Well, of course the recovery of technology is imperative. But why is it that organizations say their most important as [ ... ]

Managing the Human Side of a Disaster
February 2014 | Vali Hawkins Mitchell and Kristen Noakes-Fry
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A veteran carpenter would tell you that a hammer and a nail never change, but what you build over the decades will be different as creative designs change. Disasters are disasters, emergencies are emergencies, and some of the tools to manage them will be basic, stab [ ... ]