Loss of power for a sustained period of time, especially when caused by an earthquake, can be scary to a household, to a business, to a community. That’s what we discussed on March 8th at a BCLC Disaster Assistance and Recovery forum, co-hosted by the San Diego County Office of Emerge
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As the BCLC team continues to gather information about the Chilean earthquake, the words “not again” keep repeating themselves.
By Inès Pearce
I recently attended an event in Tulsa, OK called A Day without Business. This was the intriguing title of an event that asked business owners to consider what they would do if their businesses were interrupted for a day (or longer) due to a disaster. Expert speakers from the areas of i
Growing up I spent more hours than I care to admit reading mystery novels. Often, the critical link in solving a case was a watermark on a piece of evidence. The watermark always revealed something important and meaningful.
BCLC’s founder and executive director Stephen Jordan today appeared as an expert witness before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs’ hearing, “The Next Big Disaster: Is the Private Sector Prepared?”
By Ken Sternad, President, The UPS Foundation
On March 21, 2012, the Disasters Roundtable of the National Academies hosted a workshop to facilitate the exchange of ideas among scientists, practitioners, and policymakers to identify issues related to the understanding and mitigation of natural, public health, technological, and other disaster