Monthly Archives: May 2017

NYC Has a House of Worship Alert System

From the NYC Disaster Interfaiths Service which is worth considering elsewhere in the U.S. NYC HOWalert (House of Worship Alert System) – 2000 Subscribers and Growing. Launched in April 2017, In partnership with the NYC Faith Sector Community Preparedness Program … Continue reading

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Non-Profit Security Grants Available

This info from the NYC Jewish Community Relations Council may be of interest to others. We now expect FEMA will release the FY 2017 Nonprofit Security Grant Program guidelines next Friday, June 2nd to the states. New York’s Division of Homeland Security … Continue reading

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“How Social Ties Make Us Resilient to Trauma”

This may be of interest to the faith-based community: https://recoverydiva.com/2017/05/25/how-social-ties-make-us-resilient-to-trauma/

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How to Write an Emergency Plan

This book may be of help to those of you who want to have a written plan for emergencies for your organization. See this review on my other website.

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Crisis and Risk Communications Training in NYC Area

This may be of interest to houses of worship in the NYC area: How Alert Exercise.  

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Advice re Computer Systems

In light of the recent spate of ransomware attacks, all organizations should check the security of their computer systems. Specific advice from DHS includes: Update your systems to include the latest patches and software updates. Do not click on or … Continue reading

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Reprieve: this site will continue into 2018!

This site has a small but loyal following and I now have the means to continue maintaining it. Thanks to the two readers who generously offered to host it, but I plan to continue with the word Press company. And … Continue reading

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