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Training, exercises pay off Some key words uttered by a pilot whose flight crew recently saved lives in a crisis: "We were doing the jobs we were trained to do." It works for them. It can work for disaster event responders. John Glenn writes. Click HERE>>
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FEMA to Turn Foreclosures Into Hurricane Shelters
New FEMA director Craig Fugate is looking at putting Florida residents in foreclosed homes should a Katrina-like hurricane hit the state. Click HERE>>

ATM Malware Spreading, Causing Security Issues
Grabbing cash from an ATM? Better think about it carefully, as a new report says cash machines around the world host malware that can harvest card details to use in fraud. Click HERE>>

DHS Distributes Port and Mass Transit Grants
The DHS is handing out approximately $300 million in economic stimulus funds for port and mass transit security projects. Click HERE>>

SMBs Not Fully Equipped to Handle Disasters, Report Says
Most small- and medium-size businesses are not prepared to handle a disaster, according to a new report. Are they confusing data backup with disaster recovery plans? Click HERE>>

Will Cybersecurity Initiatives Stick Around?
President Obama's cybersecurity plan certainly isn't the first time an administration has gotten interested in the subject. But how long will the attention span last this time? Click HERE>>

Bills Would Kill DHS Satellite Surveillance Office
Will new legislation kill the National Applications Office, the DHS-run program designed to make intelligence and military satellite imagery available to civilians? Click HERE>>

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American Red Cross, OC Chapter's Disaster Preparedness Academy. Anaheim, CA - November 4. Academy workshops offer the latest in disaster planning, mitigation, response and recovery information. A one of a kind preparedness seminar for So Cal. Click HERE>>

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National Safety Council Uses Send Word Now™ to Send Messages In Flu Outbreak
New York, NY - The National Safety Council (NSC) used the Send Word Now's alerting platform to send public health alerts via its Emergency Alert Network (EAN) to more than 18,000 businesses across the US to alert them at the onset of the swine flu outbreak. Both voice and text-based notifications containing critical information were sent to help businesses get ahead of the curve and start to plan for contingencies related to the swine flu and the H1N1 flu. Click HERE>>

IAEM's Annual Conference: "Emergency Management: United We Stand"
Orlando, FL - October 31-November 5 - IAEM, a non-profit organization representing more than 4,500 emergency management and homeland security professionals and others involved in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from all types of disasters including acts of terrorism, announces this year's Conference & Exhibit, to be held in Orlando. Don't wait until it's too late. Reserve your space today! Click HERE>>

RecoveryPlanner Announces International Expansion into Brasil
Trumbull, CT - RecoveryPlanner announces it has opened an office in Sao Paulo, Brasil. This business expansion will provide Brasil and South America direct access to RecoveryPlanner's business continuity products and services. RecoveryPlanner-Brasil will provide sales, training, professional services, and product localization services to help organizations develop, maintain and activate business continuity plans. Click HERE>>

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