Resilience

First-Responder Accreditation: The Pros and Cons

by Ashley Moore -

States, cities, and the federal government are moving at flank speed to upgrade their various, and varying, domestic-preparedness and counterterrorism capabilities. But are they moving in lockstep, and headed toward the same goal? No one knows.

Arkansas, New Jersey and Alaska

by Anthony Lanzillotti -

Featured in this issue: The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management sets an ambitious goal; New Jersey Counter-Terrorism Symposium attracts an all-star audience of preparedness professionals; and Alaska focuses on two major summer exercises.

February 23, 2005 Report

featuring New Jersey, Illinois, Oregon and Georgia

Business Continuity Planning Standards: A Search for Normalcy

by Ashley Moore -

Provides preparedness models that private sector organizations can use when they want to establish their own "internal" organizational standards

DHS Seeks to Create Higher Standards of Readiness

by Ashley Moore -

The primary HSPD-8 objective is to establish and implement the short and long term policies needed to strengthen the nation's entire first-responder community.