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Two New Services! The e-GUIDE announces two new offerings. Looking for products and services? The Marketplace has links to hundreds of companies. Looking for educational information? "Publications & Portals" links you directly to the articles you want to read. Click HERE>>


Managing the Human Impact of Crisis When we regard paying attention to the effects of critical incidents on employees, their families and the surrounding community as a soft issue, we jeopardize the success of the entire enterprise. Mark Braverman tells us more. Click HERE>>






Planning Process Not Perfect, Study Says

If a dirty bomb were released, would everyone follow emergency response plans? If you said yes, think again. A new study says many Americans won’t listen in the event of attack. Click HERE>>

Ten Steps for Protecting Critical Data
If customer data is like the blood pumping through a company’s body, then it’s best to keep it flowing and uninfected. Do you know the steps to take to protect your data? Click HERE>>

Group Urges Congress to Create Wireless Network for Safety
A wireless public safety network for law enforcement could help keep us safer, says a national coalition group, but legislation isn’t keeping up with technology. Why the delay? Click HERE>>

Food Producers Ramp up Security
Like industries affected by terrorist attacks three years ago, the world’s 420,000 food producers are taking measures to prevent an attack on our food supply. Are they doing enough? Click HERE>>

Is FEMA Falling Apart?
A new article is suggesting that Bush administration policy and budget changes mean FEMA’s ability to protect us from natural hazards may be trumped by homeland security. Click HERE>>

Firms Ignoring IT Threats, Study Says
Since 1993, IT threats have increased dramatically, but a new survey says companies aren’t educating their employees to handle those threats. Are they failing at IT security? Click HERE>>

 

DSPN’s BRP Guides will walk you through organizing the total project, preparing your documents, stocking supplies, setting up emergency operations centers (EOC's), creating realistic scenarios to test your plans and much more! 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 ADA requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for disabled employees. Click HERE>>


Register now
for CPM 2004 EAST, the premier training event for business continuity, security and emergency management, Nov. 8-10 in Washington, DC. Early bird pricing valid through Friday, Sept. 24! Click HERE>>

 
 


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“Share the Wealth”…Industry Organizations Update Click HERE>>
 

Former NATO Commander, Transportation Secretary & FEMA Director Provide Wealth of Expertise to Public and Private Sectors
WASHINGTON, DC - September 23, 2004 - /PRNewswire/ - James Lee Witt, former director of FEMA and chairman of James Lee Witt Associates, LLC, announced today that General Wesley K. Clark (ret.) and former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Rodney E. Slater have joined the firm as vice chairs and senior advisors. "Public service has always been at the heart of what James Lee, Wes and I have done," said Slater. "That spirit will continue in everything we do. We will always have our country's interests in mind as we develop our business.” To read the full version, Click HERE>>

2004 World Disaster Reduction Campaign
The theme of this year's World Disaster Reduction Campaign is "learning". Learning to live with the risks that hazards pose to communities is one of the key ways to protect people and property. UN/ISDR is launching an international art contest for young people aged 16 and under, in the lead up to the World Conference on Disaster Reduction. In 2004 the International Day for Disaster Reduction will be commemorated on Wednesday 13 October. Click HERE>>

World Conference on Disaster Management: A Call for Papers
The 15th annual conference will be held July 10-13 in Toronto, Canada. The theme of the 2005 Conference will be “The Changing Face of Disaster Management Defining the New Normal” Deadline for submissions is December 4th, 2004. For more information, Click HERE>>







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The 2004/2005 DISASTER RESOURCE GUIDE (9th annual Edition) has been published and is now available. Visit the Online GUIDE to sign up for a free copy. You can sign up today. Click HERE>>