eGUIDE brought to you every Wednesday by the Disaster Resource Guide - April 23, 2008

New Report: Managing Through a Disaster to Recovery; provides information on the latest innovations in Emergency Notification technology and guidance on how to transform your DR plan from a set of documents and processes to an automated and effective solution. Click HERE>>

Protecting Your Business From Interruption Thousands are crippled yearly by interruptions due to not having the capability of responding effectively. However, there are cost effective protections that everyone can establish to avoid this risk. Rob Giffin tells us more. Click HERE>>
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Quake Tests Emergency Management Agencies
Last week’s earthquake put a number of emergency plans to the test – and officials in Louisville, Kentucky, are happy with how their plans worked. Click HERE>>

New Wave of Gadgets Comes with Hurricane Season
Hurricane season is approaching, and gadgets are hitting the market designed to help people deal with the aftermath. But do they really help, or is it just a marketing ploy? Click HERE>>

Feds to Collect DNA from Every Person Arrested
The battle between security and privacy is once again heating up, as the government works on a new plan to collect DNA samples from anyone arrested by a federal agency. Click HERE>>

How to Spot – and Stop – a Corporate Spy
Companies lose as much as $300 billion per year due to hacking, physical security breaches and other corporate espionage activities. Can you find and stop those spies? Click HERE>>

DHS Employees Not Satisfied with Their Jobs
A new survey says almost half of the employees at the DHS are unhappy with their jobs – but most of them believe the work they do is vitally important to the nation’s security. Click HERE>>

NYC to Get $34 Million for Emergency Communications
New York City is getting another $34 million in homeland security grant funds to improve emergency communications. Click HERE>>

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Incredible Attendance at DRJ Spring World 1,300+ attendees. Sessions featured a variety of topics on industry trends and latest disastrous events. 100+ exhibitors. The 39th conference to be on Sept. 14-17, in San Diego. For photo gallery, Click HERE>>

Corporate Emergency Kit. Cover your company’s basic preparedness needs with this comprehensive survival kit. Don't wait any longer. Contingency planning begins with taking care of your number one resource - your employees! Click HERE>>

World Conf. on Disaster Mgmt. June 15-18. Toronto, Can. Exchange ideas with colleagues in other Disaster Management disciplines. This is your chance to participate in a knowledge exchange unlike any other event of its kind. Click HERE>> to SAVE $200.

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Ending Email Downtime
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New Internet Radio Show: “The Road to Ready” on Fridays, Starting April 25th
Shows will broadcast at Noon Pacific Time, 3:00 Eastern. (It is also rebroadcast 12 hours later for those working late and for the international audience.) The show is a full hour of useful information, meant to help the public, business, and government be a little bit better prepared each week for whatever interruptions life may bring, from small irritations to catastrophic events. The focus is on "small bites" without fear. Great guests to be featured each week. Click HERE>>

APUS Approves Academic Credit for Marines’ Chem. Bio. Incident Response Force
Charles Town, WV –  AMU is a member institution of American Public University System (APUS) CBIRF, established in 1996, provides leadership and support in the event of a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear or high-yield explosive terrorist incident and assists local, state and federal organizations and agencies in maintaining continuity of government and infrastructure.
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