Keep your IT system safe, whether you are a for-profit or non-profit.
For those on or near the east coast, review your preparedness measures in the next few days. Apparently, this is a strong and potentially catastrophic hurricane.
NOTE: As of Oct. 6th, 2 million people have been evacuated in anticipation of H. Matthew making landfall. Is your facility secure and can you be of help to members and neighbors?
The author of this site is willing to share advice and resources she and her colleagues developed while completing a contract project that entailed training for houses of worship re preparedness.
On this site, I have listed many resources and shared workshop materials. But in an effort to increase the interest and pickup on improving emergency preparedness for houses of worship, the author is willing to chat with interested persons and encourage more workshops.
Claire B. Rubin can be reached at cbrubin1 at verizon dot net.
From the Hartford Ins. Co., this advice: http://extramile.thehartford.com/technology/9-emergency-preparation-protection-apps?cmp=EMC-PL-ExtraMile16-92292807
Since September is Disaster Preparedness Month, this is a good time to note again the excellent resources available from the National Disaster Interfaiths Network website.
Thanks to David Pollack of the Jewish Community Relations Council of NYC for this guidance on security for the High Holidays.
Article from the Religion News Service: 15 years after 9/11, are congregations prepared for disasters?
A large number of articles about the LA floods and disaster recovery in general are posted on RecoveryDiva.com, my other website.
Of general interest, but not specifically aimed at faith-based organizations is this report, Improving Disaster Recovery.
From the NY Times of August 19th: The Flood Brings Us Together, but Let’s not Forget the Divides.