Continuity eGUIDE Wednesday June 6, 2007

Emergency Notification Resource Kit
- During a crisis or disaster, normal lines of communication will likely fail when you need them most. Plan ahead with the resources contained in this free kit: Guides, a requirements matrix, and more! Sponsored by MessageOne Click HERE>>

10 Steps to a Well-Protected Facility It goes without saying — the best way to recover from a disaster is not to have one. That’s why prevention, control and mitigation should be an integral part of your BC and/or DR Planning. Michael Morganti expounds. Click HERE>>

US Should be Friendlier to Tourists, Ridge Says
Tom Ridge, the man whose name was once synonymous with the Department of Homeland Security, says we need to welcome visitors instead treating them as security threats. Click HERE>>

New Orleans Takes Plea for Recovery Aid to the World
New Orleans is still cash-strapped, even though it’s been almost two years since Katrina. Now the city is turning to foreign countries to help rebuild. Click HERE>>

Put $40 Million Radiation Sensors Around NYC, Police Commissioner Says
Ray Kelly, New York City’s Police Commissioner, is asking the federal government to shell out $40 million to create a ring of radiological detectors around the city. Click HERE>>

Flood Insurance Program Doesn’t Know If Payments Covered Wind Damage
A new GAO report says the National Flood Insurance Program did not collect data on both wind and flood damage from insurers, making it impossible to tell what was spent on flood-only damage. Click HERE>>

After SARS, WHO Toughens Up Global Emergency Health
The SARS incident was a reminder of how vulnerable we are to public health threats worldwide. With the threat of a pandemic looming, did we learn the lessons of SARS? Click HERE>>

Train New Employees in Security, Expert Says
As young graduates prepare to enter the workforce this month, training them in corporate security isn’t always at the top of managers’ list. But it should be, says one expert. Click HERE>>

The 12th Annual Disaster Resource GUIDE, 2007/08 edition, is to be published this month. This free GUIDE is loaded with resources and is the place professionals find movers and shakers in BC and EM. You must RENEW each year. Deadline: June 23. Click HERE>>

AOK Rescue Chair

The safest and easiest way to transport a person, in an emergency, 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>>

Partners in Emg Mgt:
Working Together. 55th IAEM Annual Conference & EMEX 2007 Expo. November 11-14: Reno, NV. 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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"Share the Wealth"...Industry Organizations Update Click HERE>>

EVault VMware Plug-in Extends Platform and Application Support
Emeryville, CA – EVault, Inc. announces general availability of the EVault VMware Plug-in for customers of the EVault Protect(TM) Software as a Service (SaaS) and EVault InfoStage(R) licensed software, and service providers offering data protection services powered by EVault technology. With this introduction, EVault is the first to offer comprehensive DR protection of VMware virtual machine environments. Click HERE>>

Strohl Systems Customer Base Grows in 2006
King of Prussia, PA – Strohl Systems business continuity planning (BCP) software and consulting services helped protect 49.4 percent of the Fortune 500 in 2006 (the top 500 U.S. companies in terms of revenues). Strohl software protected $6.6 trillion in revenues and $560 billion in profits (combined revenues and profits of Strohl’s 2006 Fortune 500 customers). This is up 11 percent and 32 percent respectively from 2005. Click HERE>>

Extensive Resource on Business Planning for Pandemic
Free trial access is being offered to the authoritative source for pandemic business planning from University of Minnesota's Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy (CIDRAP). The CIDRAP Business Source-found at link below below-is a subscription-based information system that provides current, comprehensive and authoritative information on business preparedness and continuity planning for pandemic influenza and other catastrophic infectious disease events. Click HERE>>

NENA and Positron Join Forces to Aid the Deaf and Hearing Impaired
Arlington, VA – NENA (The National Emergency Number Association) and Positron Public Safety systems have entered into an agreement to make the TTY-PASS service available to Positron customers. TTY-PASS is a service developed through NENA’s partnership with telecomXchange International (TXI), a company specializing in telecommunications testing and performance assessments. Click HERE>>

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We are now receiving subscriptions for the 2007/2008 DISASTER RESOURCE GUIDE (12th annual Edition) which will be distributed in 2007 and early 2008. Visit the Online GUIDE to sign up for a free copy. You can sign up today. Click HERE>>
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