Ready.gov and Preparing Your Family

If you have not visited the newest version of the Ready.gov website in a while and if you are looking for ideas to add to your family’s preparedness planning projects — then plan to visit this website soon. Judging from some of the inputs from our readers, the new “KIDS” section is well worth the […]

If you have not visited the newest version of the Ready.gov website in a while and if you are looking for ideas to add to your family’s preparedness planning projects — then plan to visit this website soon. Judging from some of the inputs from our readers, the...

Google Supports NPM 2011 with New Preparedness Website Offering

Today, as part of its preparation and support for NPM 2011, Nigel Snoad, Crisis Response Product Manager for Google, announced that Google is introducing a new Google Crisis Preparedness website with information and educational tools to help utilize technology in preparing for crises. Additionally, a new public preparedness website — Get Tech Ready — is […]

Today, as part of its preparation and support for NPM 2011, Nigel Snoad, Crisis Response Product Manager for Google, announced that Google is introducing a new Google Crisis Preparedness website with information and educational tools to help utilize technology in...
Additional Personal Preparedness Resources

Additional Personal Preparedness Resources

The Outreach & Special Populations Branch (OSPB) of the National Library of Medicine & National Institutes of Health offers a large variety of personal preparedness information for all minorities and underserved populations.  And fairly recently, a joint program between OSPB and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services was created to offer a useful website portal source […]

The Outreach & Special Populations Branch (OSPB) of the National Library of Medicine & National Institutes of Health offers a large variety of personal preparedness information for all minorities and underserved populations.  And fairly recently, a joint...
Disaster Preparedness Apps List for Smartphones

Disaster Preparedness Apps List for Smartphones

Recently, several inquiries were received from readers asking if this website could provide more information on disaster preparedness tools available for smartphones. The following list of smartphone preparedness apps is a response to not only that request, but, also in support of National Preparedness Month 2011: 5-0 Radio 911 Now     911 Police Radio American Heart […]

Recently, several inquiries were received from readers asking if this website could provide more information on disaster preparedness tools available for smartphones. The following list of smartphone preparedness apps is a response to not only that request, but, also...
Emergency Reporting Smartphone App

Emergency Reporting Smartphone App

As part of this website’s mission to keep our readers current on developments concerning business continuity and compliance related topics, this posting will focus on the emergency or crisis communication and management aspects of an organization or communities’ continuity plan. Emergency management and first responder disaster recovery team members rely on receiving current notices of […]

As part of this website’s mission to keep our readers current on developments concerning business continuity and compliance related topics, this posting will focus on the emergency or crisis communication and management aspects of an organization or communities’...

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