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PET DISASTER PLAN – Animals Depend On Us

PET DISASTER PLAN – Animals Depend On Us, Care Enough To Plan If you evacuate your home, DO NOT LEAVE YOUR PETS BEHIND! Pets most likely cannot survive on their own; and if by some remote chance they do, you … Continue reading

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Emergency Communication Planning

Many clients ask us for our Emergency Communication Cases to use as a field deployable solution.  What many of our clients overlook is the associated Emergency Communications Planning & Training that is vital to get the maximum value from their … Continue reading

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Homeland Advisory Group Selects KNOX-BOX®

The 2012 International Fire Code requires business with restricted entrance control or gated facilities to install a key box to allow emergency services access to their property in an emergency.  KNOX-BOX® Rapid Entry Systems have set the standard since 1975 … Continue reading

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Guest Writer Pamala M. on Pet Preparedness

Pamala M. had some great insight into pet preparedness in response to our Saving Pets During a Disaster post.  We decided to feature her tips in her own post: Ensuring that your animal is properly tagged and micro-chipped will go … Continue reading

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Rare 5.9 Earthquake Strikes Virgina

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake centered near Mineral, Va., rocked the mid-Atlantic states and was felt as far north at Manhattan and as far south as North Carolina. This is a good reminder that earthquakes can strike throughout the entire USA, … Continue reading

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Event Emergency and Evacuation Planning

On August 13, 2011 at approximately 8:45 pm EDT, Indiana State Police said that a warning was issued to the crowd in the grandstand suggesting that they may have to take cover due to the incoming severe weather. However, witnesses … Continue reading

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Sourcing Your Company’s Emergency Management

Most large organizations are beginning to explore the options of expanding their Emergency/Risk Management programs.  There are 3 common structures in place today. On Site Emergency Manager Support Staff Outside Provider Price ($-$$) Self-Contained/ Independent YES YES NO $$$ Semi … Continue reading

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Prison Contraband Smart Phone Mitigation Planning

Homeland Advisory Group is now offering mitigation planning that addresses the increasing problem of Contraband Smart Phones in the US prison system.  Despite rules and regulations banning the use of wireless phones by inmates, they are reportedly purchasing and receiving … Continue reading

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Explained – The NEW National Terrorism Advisory System

The National Terrorism Advisory System The National Terrorism Advisory System, or NTAS, replaces the old color-coded Homeland Security Advisory System (HSAS). This new system will more effectively communicate information about terrorist threats by providing timely, detailed information to the public, … Continue reading

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US Government Prepares The National Level Exercise 2011

Successful disaster preparedness is directly related to the quality of planning, training provided, and the testing that occurs before a disaster strikes. The National Level Exercise 2011 (NLE 11), which will simulate a disastrous earthquake in the New Madrid Seismic … Continue reading

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