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Ep 73: Dante's Peak (1997) vs Volcano (1997)

Is there more to these volcanic films than just eruptions and lava?  We discuss how racism is solved in LA while true love is found in a low population tourist city. 18 more words

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Deliberate Planning - Strategic Planning and Business Continuity

Many organizations put forth extraordinary effort to develop strategic plans to give concerted organization-wide direction to the organization for the coming 3-5 years.  Like many of my readers, I have been part of several strategic planning efforts in different organizations, sometimes helping to lead the way.   658 more words

Timothy Riecker

SAFETY Act Webinar – VSAT 6.0 Wins Designation

The DHS Science and Technology Directorate is conducting a SAFETY (Support Antiterrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies) Act webinar titled “Streamlined Processing for SAFETY Act Applications.” The webinar will focus on established streamlined procedures for providing SAFETY Act coverage such as Block Designations and Pre-Qualification Designation Notices. 93 more words

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14 Plumbing Preventative and Maintenance Tips

Plumbing emergencies can occur at any time, and they almost always occur suddenly and without warning. We’d all love to avoid plumbing problems at all costs, but life happens and it’s good to know a few plumbing maintenance basics. 590 more words

Emergency Planning

Business Continuity in the Food Service Industry

Last year I had the pleasure of working with a number of folks in the food service industry on business continuity.  Just like any industry, they have some very specific mission essential functions which must be maintained or minimally disrupted in the event of a disaster.  402 more words

Timothy Riecker

September 30 is the National Day of Action for America’s PreparAthon!

First created in 2013, America’s PrepareAthon! is a nationwide, community-based campaign to increase emergency preparedness and resilience through hazard-specific drills, group discussions, and exercises.

The second national PrepareAthon! 116 more words

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Special Needs and Emergencies

Another fact about me…I have a Special Needs Child.  What does that mean?  Well the terminology has changed due to negative connotations of educational and other types of labels.   652 more words