eGUIDE brought to you every Wednesday by the Disaster Resource Guide - July 15th, 2009

Auto Emergency Kit - Every car needs one! The Survival Kit I is our auto emergency kit. It supplies basic necessities for the first 72 critical hours after a disaster. It provides single person essentials in a compact, durable pack you can carry on the go. Now on sale! Click HERE>>

Economy, H1N1 Provide Lessons for Risk Management Practitioners Interdependencies abound and are not bound by business or locality or even national borders. Some of us still fail to understand we all are part of a worldwide web of relationships. John Glenn tells us more. Click HERE>>
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Massachusetts Disaster Loan Deadline Looms
Agricultural businesses that incurred damages in last summer's severe Massachusetts weather have until July 27th to file for a loan from the Small Business Administration. Click HERE>>

Police Want Funds to Avoid Layoffs
Nearly 40,000 police officers - enough to staff the entire NYPD - could be laid off this year. Departments all over want a piece of the $1 billion Obama has set aside. Click HERE>>

Volcano Community Residents Don't See the Danger
Columbia's most active volcano may have spared an ancient relic in its path for 500 years, but geologists warn residents they might not be so lucky in an eruption. Click HERE>>

Cyber-Scammers Go Phishing in Africa
Newly wired South Africans are starting to face online banking hazards that other parts of the world have already learned about the hard way. Click HERE>>

Australian Small Business Learns Harsh Lesson After Storm
More than half of Australia's small businesses have given little or no forethought to disasters. Couriers Please has experienced a few disasters that put them to the test. Click HERE>>

Pandemic Response: Not a Popularity Contest
When the numbers of swine flu cases sounded the pandemic alarm in Mexico, officials wanted President Calderon to hide the numbers. Now the world is glad he didn't. Click HERE>>

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Disaster Recovery Testing The ONLY book on this vital subject, addressing all types of contingency plans! Transform recovery testing from an afterthought to a powerful, disciplined and efficient development and implementation tool. Click HERE>>

Dell Crisis Management & Alerting Services Download Dell's free whitepaper 'Top 10 Actions a CIO Can Take to Prepare for a Hurricane' to learn how notification, email continuity and collaboration tools can help you manage through a disaster. Click HERE>>

DRJ Fall World 2009. Sept. 13 — 16. San Diego, CA. No other show in the world can offer you the session choices, networking opportunities and full educational experience as DRJ can. Since 1989, the largest BC conference in the industry. Click HERE>>

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Development of the ISI adapter for the Last Chance Rescue Filter
St. Louis, MO -- Essex PB&R Corp has announced development of the ISI adapter for the Last Chance Rescue Filter, an SCBA backup. The ISI Last Chance Rescue Filter adapts directly to the ISI SCBA masks in place of the secondary regulator, to protect firefighters in out-of-air emergencies. ISI is the fifth model available through Essex PB&R. Last Chance Rescue Filters are also available to fit Sperian/Survivair, Scott, MSA and Draeger SCBA masks. Click HERE>>

BICEPP Tabletop Exercise and Webinar
On August 4th, "The Great California ShakeOut 2.0 Tabletop Exercise" will be presented at the North Net Training Center in Anaheim. This exercise is the first in a series covering the months after the event. The other program will be an online Webinar "Maximizing the Benefits of the Great ShakeOut for Your Company." Both programs are designed to help businesses, non-profits, faith based organizations and public agencies prepare for the ShakeOut. Click HERE>>

SAFER Systems to Participate in National Preparedness Month Coalition
Camarillo, CA - SAFER Systems has joined the National Preparedness Month (NPM) 2009 Coalition. Reaching out to clients, communities, employees and other coalition members, SAFER Systems will share their expertise in emergency planning, mitigation and response during NPM, which takes place every September to educate and promote emergency preparedness in the everyday workings of communities, businesses and homes in America. Click HERE>>

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