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The Daily Disasters that Go Unnoticed. Publisher Kathy Rainey establishes an ongoing forum to nudge our industry to exercise its emergency management heart and skills to care for those in our own communities who struggle on a daily basis to have adequate food, water, shelter, warmth and medical care. Click HERE>>



DHS Disputes Study of Security Funding
In the wake of a scathing GAO report that found DHS funds allotted to suburbs instead of high-threat urban areas, the DHS fights back. Can it defend its funding formula? Click HERE>>

Communications Plan Sparks Resource Feud
A plan for a broadband network for first responders has sparked a battle between interest groups. Will it solve our communications problems — or only benefit investors? Click HERE>>

Disaster Loan Program May Not Help Missouri Farmers
After January’s ice storm, some of the country’s farmers found they’re not eligible for disaster assistance. Who qualifies for these low-interest agricultural loans? Click HERE>>

Are Security Grants Too Costly?
Cities are buying new equipment with homeland security grants, but some say the purchases just cost taxpayers more money. Are they looking a gift horse in the mouth? Click HERE>>

NYC Plans Nuke Security Ring
The DHS will install a $46 million system of sensors around New York City to detect nuclear or dirty bombs. Will it improve security in the Big Apple? Click HERE>>

FEMA Speeds Up 9-1-1 Upgrade
FEMA is turning attention to its own internal 9-1-1 system by putting upgrades to its call management system on the fast track. Will it improve the agency’s response? Click HERE>>


Emergency Lifeline
72-hour Personnel Support EvacuationSearch & Rescue Medical ResponseFood & Water SanitationSupplying companies worldwide since 1985. "We can be afraid or we can be ready," former DHS Secretary. Click HERE>>

NorE First Response
is a manufacturer of mass decontamination equipment - providing turnkey service from supply to training. Product includes isolation/ quarantine; mass casualty cache; and multi-disciplinary decontamination/ response units. Click HERE>>

Mar. 25-28. Orlando, FL. DRJ Spring World. “Set Your Course.” As the largest BC conference, they are able to bring more sessions, more opportunities and more value to attendees. Steer around obstacles and put yourself on the path to success! Click HERE>>


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EVault’s BCM Practice Extends Consulting Services to Help Ensure SMB Viability

EVault, Inc., provider of online data protection, offers a BC consulting management practice aimed at helping small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) prevent and mitigate the effects of business interruptions and system outages. EVault’s new offering addresses today’s new business reality – where businesses must run 24x7, and must be able to make decisions and execute transactions quickly and confidently. Click HERE>>

The International Business Continuity Awards 2007 - Deadline for entries 1st March
The awards, now entering their ninth year, recognise the high standards inherent in the work carried out by industry professionals, and are designed to serve as a benchmark against which to measure success. As the demands on businesses of all size and description change, so must the provision of services in business continuity. For more information, visit http://www.businesscontinuityawards.com or email:murray.barber@cirmagazine.com

MessageOne Reports 100 Percent-Plus Revenue Growth, More Than 500 New Customer Wins and Major International Expansion in 2006
Austin, TX —  MessageOne, a provider of business continuity and email management solutions, announces that the company more than doubled revenues in 2006, significantly exceeding forecasts for the year. Revenue from outside North America grew by 400 percent in 2006 and now accounts for 20 percent of MessageOne’s business. http://www.messageone.com/news/nws-2007-02-01-1

Amcom and Prevalent Networks Form Alliance to Provide Advanced BC/DR Solutions
Minneapolis, MN — Amcom, a provider of mission critical communications software and Prevalent Networks, one of the new breed of BC consulting firms, announce a sales and marketing alliance. The companies will co-market and co-sell their respective BC offerings. Customers benefit by having access to a complete standards-based BC and DR program that includes all the components necessary for both planning and execution of emergency response actions. Click HERE>>


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