Posts Tagged ‘disaster recovery’

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National Disaster Resilience Competition Launched

HUD partners with the Rockefeller Foundation to announce $1 billion...Read More...

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CEOs To Promote Resilient Planning And Building Materials

In conjunction with Building Safety Month, chief executive officers (CEOs) of almost two-dozen leading design and construction industry associations issued a joint statement on resilience....Read More...

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Technology and FM: Disaster Tech

When planning for possible threats, don’t forget this aspect of your facility workings. From the October 2013...Read More...

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The 2013 Hurricane Season Begins June 1

With the average Hurricane Season typically having nine to 12 named storms, of which five to seven reach hurricane strength and one to three become major hurricanes, the numbers and resources for 2013 are clear indicators that facility managers need to heed this warning and prepare their...Read More...

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NYC Building Resiliency Task Force Announced, Urban Green Will Organize

Urban Green Council to lead building resiliency task force in NYC; blue ribbon panel to make in-depth recommendations on building...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Dealing With Disasters

In a post-Sandy world, how can facility managers prepare to bring operations back online without causing even greater...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Protect Your Business Before Disasters—Like Sandy—Strike

Facility managers at companies with no plan or an incomplete plan will see opportunities to design backup systems, secure inventories, and create contingencies to get back to business as soon as possible. Taking into account such considerations as insurance, supply chain, alternate facilities (as your publication is doing), and redundant data systems are all things that should be top-of-mind for facility managers...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Some Post-Hurricane Humor

Post Hurricane Sandy, there is no simple way to make things better immediately for those still recovering from the storm, but here are few humorous thoughts to help make the mood a little lighter for facility managers who are struggling with the aftermath of the...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: CDC Helps Facility Managers Prep For The Zombie Apocalypse!

The CDC is taking the tongue in cheek approach to disaster preparedness in order to catch the attention of those who might not take the subject seriously otherwise. So remember, if you're prepared for zombies, you're prepared for...Read More...

Counting Down: May Is Building Safety Month

Counting Down: May Is Building Safety Month

The four weeks of the campaign provide common sense consumer tips for Energy & Green Building, Disaster Safety & Mitigation, Fire Safety & Awareness, and Backyard Safety....Read More...