Disaster recovery as a service can potentially save organizations money and resources while ensuring they’re prepared for an incident that could potentially put them out of business. But what is DraaS, how can it be implemented at your organization and what are the benefits?
LINKS ‘Strengthening links between technologies and society for European disaster resilience’ is a project financed by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Program. The aim of the project is to conduct a comprehensive study on the uses and impacts of social media and crowdsourcing (SMCS) for disaster management purposes, and to better understand the ways in which the different stakeholders can collaborate in these processes.
The U.S. Embassy provided $6 million for an Emergency Operations Center in Grenada, Carriacou, an island in the West Indies for Grenada’s emergency planning, training, response and recovery efforts for natural disasters such as hurricanes and earthquakes.
On July 1, 2020 Irwin Redlener, M.D. founder and director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness (NCDP) at Columbia University’s Earth Institute will step down as director. He will be succeeded by the center’s current deputy director, Jeff Schlegelmilch.
Recent data found that while many Americans have taken at least one step towards being prepared, there are still more actions that can be taken in the short term to help protect their finances and their families should disaster strike.
What will you do when disaster strikes? How will you provide safety and security to your employees and facilities in the event of a natural or man-made catastrophe? What critical systems do you need to shut down during a cyberattack? Early minutes or seconds can make a difference between survival or disaster.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott, in a meeting with statewide officials and members of the El Paso state delegation following the shooting in El Paso on Saturday, August 3, announced that the state of Texas will be providing more than $5.5 million in immediate financial assistance through the Criminal Justice Division (CJD) of the Governor's Public Safety Office for law enforcement agencies and the community of El Paso.