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Workshop: Oct 13

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Hurricane Florence and Houses of Worship

Churches Provide Spiritual Refuge and Shelter From the Storm

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Two Useful Articles in Disaster Recovery Journal

In the current issue of Disaster Recovery Journal (subscriptions are free), see these two articles: Before, During and After: A Guide to Building a Resilient Disaster Recovery Plan Leveraging Business Continuity Concepts for Houses of Worship  

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Security Awareness for Mass Gatherings

From DHS, this new guidance on Security Awareness for Mass Gatherings.

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FEMA Partnership Day

FEMA and the National Voluntary Agencies Active in Disaster help at FEMA Partnership Day at FEMA HQ on July 25.  There were several sessions and some new handouts provided there. I will post more details as they become available about … Continue reading

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New FEMA Guide

New FEMA Document (33pp.) Engaging Faith-Based and Community Organizations. June 2018.

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Guidance re School Shootings

From the JCRCNY,      

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Readiness for Active Shooter Event

From the National Fire Protection Association, this free NFPA 3000™ Readiness Assessment for Active Shooter/Hostile Event Preparedness. The NFPA sets the standards for many aspects of fire and emergency management for localities.  While there is a charge for many of … Continue reading

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School Shootings

From the NCRCNY, Not Again! Lessons Learned from the FL School Shooting. From the Conversation: If You Want to Know How to Stop School Shootings Ask the Secret Service.

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The Role of Faith Communities in Disaster

New Tip Sheet from the National Disaster Interfaiths Network: The Role of Faith Communities in Disaster.

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