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Lowcountry Kayaker's picture

Disaster Savings Time

Fire departments and the media often remind us that changing daylight savings time is an ideal time to replace smoke detector batteries and test alarms. A couple of dollars and a few minutes could save a life.

william@biby.com's picture

Increasing Threats and Few Companies are Prepared

08.28.2008

"We've never had anything serious happen."  This was the recent response from a high level manager of a large, local business as to why his company did not have any written plans for disaster response and recovery.  Isn't this always the case?  We naturally do not believe that a disastrous event will happen to us until it actually occurs. 911, Katrina, and the great Northeastern Power Blackout of 2003, are just a few examples.  But what about the thousands of local events?