Monthly Archives: December 2010

Video: San Francisco’s 1989 Earthquake from the CHP’s point of view

Video: San Francisco’s 1989 Earthquake from the CHP’s point of view On October 17th, 1989 at approximately 5:04 pm Pacific Standard Time, the San Andreas Fault shifted and a massive earthquake struck the San Fransisco Bay Area.  The California Highway … Continue reading

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Swine Flu To Hit USA Again

Northern hemisphere countries are being told by health experts to brace themselves for flu outbreaks. There has been a well-publicized surge of cases in the United Kingdom during December with swine flu appearing to be the dominant of the three … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned Series Part 2 – Penn State University

“Whether you are a public health official or a business leader preparing to manage a natural disaster or a threat scenario, always realize you may encounter situations and circumstances that challenge the best plans,” says Dr. Robert Cherry, Medical Director … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned Series Part 1 – Morgan Stanley

In 1993, when terrorists attacked the World Trade Center for the first time, financial services company Morgan Stanley learned a life-saving lesson. It took the company 4 hours that day to evacuate its employees, some of whom had to walk … Continue reading

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