Lessons Learned: The Continuing Crisis of Katrina
This e-GUIDE continues to give you a look at some of the stories you probably didn't catch in other media which affect our world of BC and emergency planning. Contact us if you know of other stories.
Katrina Reminds Us that Preparedness is Everyone’s Responsibility
Disaster Once Again Highlights Need for Business Continuity
The American Red Cross says that while 90 percent of us believe preparedness is important, only 10 percent are ready to handle a disaster. Why haven’t we prepared ourselves? Click HERE>>
While many government agencies and businesses are getting criticized in Katrina’s wake for failing to respond adequately, a few companies did get it right. How did they do it? Click HERE>>
Witt Jumps into All-Hazards Debate
Do We Really Trust Predicting and Modeling?
Former FEMA head James Lee Witt has added his voice to the debate over where to allocate funds to prepare for emergencies. Why does he think we need to be better prepared? Click HERE>>
Weeks after Katrina, it seems like countless scientists and emergency experts have spoken out about how they were able to predict the disaster years ago. So why didn’t we listen? Click HERE>>
Katrina Teaches IT Lessons in Disaster Recovery
Companies who had good corporate resources and IT disaster recovery plans were more likely to salvage their IT operations after Katrina, but how well did other companies fare? Click