CAMPAIGN-1: Community Resilience Idea Expansion, Seeding, and Linking via the ISSBLS Cadre

MICROSOFT OFFICE ONLINE DIGITAL LANGUAGE TRANSLATION TUTORIAL

LANGUAGE TRANSLATION TUTORIAL (POST#2 OF 2) - POST#2: HOW TO TRANSLATE DIGITAL PREPAREDNESS DOCUMENTS TO OTHER LANGUAGES USING MICROSOFT OFFICE ONLINE "OFFICEAPPS-LIVE" WORD DOCUMENT LANGUAGE TRANSLATION FUNCTION - PURPOSE: Improve access to preparedness information (in other languages). - BACKGROUND: I’ve been working with Windows-10 Enterprise via the Insider Program for almost a month now, and (as some of you know) ...more »

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A STATISTICAL GLIMPSE OF SMALL BUSINESS PREPAREDNESS CHALLENGES

TOTAL NUMBER OF BUSINESSES IN THE U.S.: 30,437,428 (TOTAL) NUMBER OF SINGLE-PERSON BUSINESSES IN THE U.S.: 19,850,941 (65.2%) - PURPOSE: This is a very basic discussion of some real world U.S. statistics that may imply that the majority of private sector small businesses have time or money constraints that adversely impact preparedness. All statistics used below come from U.S. Government agencies ...more »

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GAO URGENT ISSUE#4: FOOD SAFETY/HAZARD PREVENTION/PREPAREDNESS

SUBJECT: The Government Accountability Office Identified FOOD SAFETY as being among 13 “Urgent Issues” that require urgent attention and continuing oversight to ensure the nation’s security and well-being. - PURPOSE: This thread provides education and an opportunity for USERS to address the Food Safety/Hazard Prevention and Preparedness niche by providing Ideas to assist with the continued improvement of national ...more »

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CDC OFFICIAL HEALTH ADVISORY: MERS-CoV PREPAREDNESS

MERS-CoV: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (WHAT TO KNOW) SUBJECT: All state health officials be advised, the CDC Health Advisory has confirmed the first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Indiana, USA as of (May 1, 2014). - PURPOSE: This thread is an endeavor to raise awareness for all State Health Officials regarding MERS-CoV. At this point in time only one (quantity ...more »

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KIDSUSAGOV - AN ONLINE INTERNET SAFETY ZONE FOR KIDS TO LEARN

NATIONAL YOUTH PREPAREDNESS PROMOTION AT “KIDSUSAGOV” - OFFICIAL KIDS SAFE INTERNET ZONE URL: http://kids.usa.gov/ - IDEA: PROMOTE EARLY DEVELOPMENT OF OUR CHILDREN'S VALUES WITH AN ONLINE INTERNET SAFETY ZONE FOR KIDS TO LEARN PREPAREDNESS AND MORE. - IMPERATIVE: The FBI estimates that there are more than 750,000 child predators online on the internet at any given time. See this YouTube internet safety video for further ...more »

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OVERVIEW OF WHOLE COMMUNITY PREPAREDNESS ROLES

BACK-TO-BASICS SERIES - OVERVIEW-2: BASIC COMMUNITY PREPAREDNESS ROLES - PURPOSE: Local preparedness is enhanced when the whole community is represented and engaged. This is part of a series of posts examining basic principles of community preparedness. This series is in support of the National Preparedness Goal, and the National Readiness Campaign. - KEY POINTS: => During a crisis, it is unrealistic to expect governments ...more »

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The USCSRH Business Continuity and Preparedness Resource List

Origination: 02-20-2015 UTC 10:00 Last Updated: 10-1-2015 UTC 12:40 - STANDARD: ASIS BUSINESS CONTINUITY GUIDELINES AND THE U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. A Practical Approach to Emergency Preparedness, Crisis Management, and Disaster Recovery, reference link is here: https://www.uschamber.com/sites/default/files/legacy/issues/defense/files/guidelinesbc.pdf - ----BUSINESS COOP & PREPAREDNESS CURRICULUMS & CERTIFICATIONS---- ...more »

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HOW TO CREATE YOUR OWN PREPAREDNESS DIGITAL REFERENCE LIBRARY

PREPAREDNESS DOCUMENT PROCUREMENT TUTORIAL (POST#1 OF 2) - POST#1: HOW TO LOCATE PREPAREDNESS DOCUMENTS, DOWNLOAD THEM AND HAVE YOUR OWN DIGITAL PREPAREDNESS LIBRARY - The Virtual Digital Library concept has been around for quite a while now. Today I’m highlighting how to make your own digital preparedness reference library, full of the resources you want, the way you want them. You can download a massive number of ...more »

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IS PREPAREDNESS IGNORANCE BLISS OR BLUNDER

TEACH YOUTH PREPAREDNESS THROUGH EXAMINING HISTORIC DISASTERS - BACK-TO-BASICS SERIES - OVERVIEW-3: EXAMINING THE WISDOM OF BEING PREPARED BEFORE AN INCIDENT OCCURS - NOW YOU CAN SEE A DISASTER THAT HAPPENED IN EVERY STATE HERE: http://www.ready.gov/today (There is a map on this webpage, and when you click the state it will show a date and description of a major disaster that happened within that state) - BACKGROUND: ...more »

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BASIC EMERGENCY PLANS AND RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES AND VOLUNTEERS

BACK-TO-BASICS SERIES - OVERVIEW-1: BASIC EMERGENCY PLANS AND RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES AND VOLUNTEERS - PURPOSE: Families and volunteers may begin enhancing their own preparedness and safety at home by browsing and acquiring items from the example websites below. Volunteers must prepare themselves and their families for emergencies first BEFORE they begin to volunteer to support the community. This is part of a series ...more »

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NIMS RELATIONSHIP TO NATIONAL PREPARDNESS SYSTEM

NIMS represent a core set of doctrines, concepts, principles, terminology, and organizational processes that enables effective, efficient, and collaborative incident management. Capabilities are the means to accomplish a mission, function, or objective based on the performance of related tasks, under specified conditions, to target levels of performance. The most essential of these capabilities are the core capabilities ...more »

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Funding and Support for Business Preparedness Endeavors

PURPOSE: Recent attacks in office buildings and other public places by assailants armed with deadly weapons have heightened the necessity for an increased focus on security as a vital aspect of preservation of occupant life, and business continuity. The Small Business Administration now has small low-interest loans available and has teamed up with Agility Recovery to provide a variety of services aimed at enhancing ...more »

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