Author Archives: recoverydiva

Security of Soft Targets and Crowded Places

From the DHS National Protection and Programs Directorate, Office of Infrastructure Protection. Security of Soft Targets and Crowded Places–Resource Guide (20 pp)

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Armed Security for Churches

Guns and God: Growing number of churches want armed security “Fifty years ago, you could say no guns should be allowed in church, but times have changed,” said a police chief who runs a volunteer church security team.

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Table Top Exercises

Ohio’s Emergency Management office offers three toolkits for active shooter and other threats.

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Disaster Relief Workers Feed Federal Workers

It is a sad day when employed federal workers who must work without being paid have to be provided with food aid. See: Disaster Relief Volunteers Prepare meals for Federal Employees Affected by Shutdown.

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Disaster Management for Mosques

Slide set on disaster management for mosques.  Author is Younus Imam, of Toronto, Canada.

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Decline in Faith Based Organizations

Religious practice is declining. Here’s why that’s bad news for disaster recovery

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Happy Holidays

Special thanks to the National Disaster Interfaiths Network for their fine work and their support of this endeavor.  They are a treasure trove of resources and an inspiration to this blogger. We wish all of our readers and supporters a … Continue reading

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The Cost of Armed Guards for a House of Worship

Here’s what it costs to put your synagogue under armed guard

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Advice In Case of Active Shooter

What Experts Know about Active Shooter Situation.

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Highlights of a Security Study

From The Conversation: How safe is your place of worship? Some findings: Crimes, most commonly vandalism and theft, were committed at about 40 percent of congregations in the year prior to the survey. This overall percentage was not significantly different … Continue reading

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