eGUIDE brought to you every Wednesday by the Disaster Resource Guide - June 24th, 2009

Gartner BC Management Conference Multimedia On Demand featuring synchronized audio and slides from over 25 sessions available exclusively to subscribers for the on-site attendee price. Use Promo Code bcmrskmp during checkout to get the $295 attendee price. Click HERE>>

Human Resource Policy Considerations During a Pandemic In this article, Ryan Hutton helps equip BC professionals with the information necessary to partner with their Human Resources professionals in establishing (or amending) policies in preparation for a pandemic response. Click HERE>>
EMERGENCY LIFELINE 20 Years of Experience Just Got Sharper. Order emergency preparedness kits from the reliable people at EmergencyLifeline.com.


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Critical Files Missing at FEMA, Audit Finds
An independent audit has found that FEMA needs to track and manage its contracts better, because at least 30 percent of its files are missing. Click HERE>>

DHS Hands Out $1.8 Billion in Emergency Preparedness Grants
The DHS is giving state, local and tribal agencies nearly $1.8 billion in emergency preparedness grants, and most of that cash is earmarked for IT-related projects. Click HERE>>

BC Plans Need the Right Leader and Metrics to Succeed
What makes business continuity successful? It's not really the plan itself, but having the right leader in place, according to a new report. Click HERE>>

New Info Sec Controls to Strengthen Federal Cybersecurity Standards
Will new information and security controls improve federal cybersecurity standards? That's certainly what a number of government security experts seem to think. Click HERE>>

UK Business Urged to Implement BC Plans in Face of Climate Warnings
A new report is urging British businesses to prepare now for increases in heat waves, droughts, floods and extreme weather. Click HERE>>

New York OEM Launches Facebook Page for Emergency Preparedness
New York City's Office of Emergency Management has joined the Facebook age as a way to promote preparedness among Facebook's two million NYC users. Click HERE>>

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Comprehensive BC Management Program book is a complete program for business that includes advice for all development. Planning can be extremely overwhelming... But this book makes it easy for you! Standard language enables quick review. 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>>

Emg Mgt: United We Stand. 57th IAEM Annual Conference & EMEX 2009 Expo. Oct 31 - Nov 5: Orlando, FL. Sessions encourage the exchange of ideas on collaborating to protect lives and property from disaster. You won't want to miss it! Click HERE>>

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Business Continuity Awareness Week, June, 22nd - June, 26th 2009
eFortresses has been given a fantastic opportunity to be involved with this week-long event that is aimed at raising awareness of business continuity, disaster recovery and resiliency around the globe and bringing to the forefront the escalating significance of Business Continuity Management (BCM) as a critical management tool for corporations and government groups of all sizes and industries. Click HERE>>

TOPP Portable Air Receives RER 100 Award
Aston, PA - Rental Equipment Register (RER) has awarded TOPP Portable Air a position on the annual RER 100 list, which highlights the largest Equipment Rental companies in North America. RER lists and analyzes the 100 largest rental companies. Each was ranked by rental volume and includes information about sales revenue and number of locations. This will be TOPP's fifth feature on this list. Click HERE>>

SAFER Systems Participates in ACTA Emergency Drill
Camarillo, CA - The drill is an annual event conducted by the Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority (ACTA). SAFER Systems' contribution allowed the Incident Commander to make critical, more-informed decisions about safe locations for command posts, routes that would keep equipment and personnel from entering into hazardous environments and about how to best respond overall to the incident-whether to shelter-in-place or evacuate select areas. Click HERE>>


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