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Consultant discusses steps for devising a business-disaster plan


Consultant provides advice for firms in handling a business disaster
Courtesy of Central New York Business Journal -
February 28, 2014
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Closing the Loop in Preparedness Exercises
From Emergency Management -
July 3, 2012
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Position Papers and Publications

Establishing Instructor Standards in Emergency Management and Homeland Security
The various fields that encompass public safety are built on standards. Standards provide us with consistencies in practice. They provide us with a basis for qualifications. They protect us from liabilities, and they define the progress of our professions...

Hazard Analysis – Using Cascading Impacts to Define Worst-Case Scenario
In conducting a hazard analysis, it is essential that we provide context to the identified hazards. As CPG 201 states, “This context will help identify capability targets later in the <planning> process.” It defines the reason why we are planning, shapes many of our planning assumptions, and provides scope and direction to our planning efforts...