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World Conference on Disaster Management June 21-24. Toronto, Canada. Network and Learn from the best on how to develop effective resiliency tactics to sustain your business operations and communities during critical times. Click HERE>> to Register and SAVE $200.

Cloud Computing: Weathering the Incident Management Storm Cloud computing allows dynamic and remote control processing, memory, data storage and network bandwidth, allowing you to specify and deploy capacity on demand. However, there are some considerations to keep in mind. Click HERE>>
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Boston Creates Business Continuity with the Private Sector
Officials know the importance of working with the private sector when disaster strikes, but it doesn't always work out in reality. Now Boston is making it work. How? Click HERE>>

DHS Selects Labs for Project 25 Interoperability Testing
Interoperable communication is getting one step closer to reality, as the DHS has approved eight labs to test radios to see if they meet interoperability standards. Click HERE>>

Charleston Area Could Bounce Back Faster After Disaster, Report Finds
A new federal report has found that the Charleston area, often cited as a model for good disaster response, could still prepare itself better with improved communication. Click HERE>>

DHS Information-Sharing Platform Hacked
A DHS official has confirmed it: A platform for sharing sensitive data has been hacked. What does that say for the department's own cybersecurity policies? Click HERE>>

FEMA Unveils New Trailers
Hurricane season is now less than two weeks away, and FEMA has unveiled new trailers to replace the much-criticized ones used in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Click HERE>>

UK Could Get Cybersecurity Czar
Rising concerns over the resilience of the UK's communications networks now has the British government considering putting a national cybersecurity czar in place. Click HERE>>

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Make the Most of your Crisis Notification System Learn how various industries make the most of their automated communication systems and keep their businesses resilient in a crisis. Download Dell's "101 Uses for Emergency Notification". Click HERE>>

AOK Rescue Chair
The safest and easiest way to transport a person down or up a flight of stairs in a high-rise building! The Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for disabled employees. Click HERE>>

National Disaster Reconstruction Conference & Expo June 17 - 18, 2009. New Orleans, LA. The first event working to consolidate the industries which comprise the entire Disaster Preparation, Response, Recovery, and Rebuilding cycle! Click HERE>> to Register and SAVE $200.

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Topp Portable Air Opens New Headquarters
Aston, PA - Topp Portable Air, a manufacturer and distributor of portable air conditioners, dehumidifiers and temporary heating equipment recently relocated its headquarters. The bigger and better facility is located one mile from its original location in Aston, Delaware County. The new facility has 11,260 sq. ft. of office space, 32,900 sq. ft. of warehouse space, multiple conference rooms, a large impressive reception area and four dock entrances. Click HERE>>

Honeywell Helps Detroit Lakes' Connectivity and Improvement of Emergency Response
Minneapolis, MN - Honeywell announces that the City of Detroit Lakes, Minn., and the Detroit Lakes School District have recently implemented the Honeywell Instant Alert® notification service. Instant Alert enables the city and school district to quickly contact residents, business owners and parents with direction and detail during emergencies. It is a Web-based notification service that replaces call trees and other traditional forms of communication. Click HERE>>

Send Word Now™ Alert Service Delivers Critical Information to Citizens of New York City
New York, NY - Send Word Now, provider of emergency notification and on-demand alerting and response services announces its continued participation in a city-wide roll out of the Notify NYC pilot program. Notify NYC is a citizen warning system that was created to enhance New York City's public communication channels by distributing critical text and voice messages directly via the Web, e-mail and SMS text messages. Click HERE>>

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