Joplin Pays it Forward – a Collection of Essays from Community Leaders

Cover of the eBook Joplin Pays it Forward - a collection of 35 essays from community leaders

Joplin, Missouri was the site of one of the deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history on May 22,…

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Containing a System-Wide Cyberbreach Crisis

This article, authored by Jim Satterfield, President and COO of Firestorm Franchising and Jim Squire, CFE, Executive…

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Hanjin Collapse – Supply Chain Disruption Waves Roll Ashore

Hanjin Infograph from TuscorLloyds

“Merchandise is in limbo at the moment and retailers are working hard to make sure it ends…

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Five Years Later: Rebuilding Joplin

Jane Cage poses at the dedication of the new butterfly mural at Mercy Park in Joplin, MO. Anyone can become a butterfly - a symbol that has such meaning for Joplin, 2016

Three years ago – related to post-Joplin activities – I had the pleasure of virtually meeting Jane…

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Dr. John Plodinec on The Role of Government in Disaster

Gonzales, La, Thursday, August 19, 2016 -- Views from the boat with Regional Response Team Six during search and rescue operations in Ascension Parish. (Photo by J.T. Blatty/FEMA)

Local government and disaster resilience by John Plodinec I am a tremendous admirer of Claire Rubin and…

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You are Your Own First Responder – 4 Tips Toward Overcoming Disaster Denial

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More than 2 million families experience some sort of disaster or major emergency every year.  These incidences…

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Locked Down vs. Locked In: The Danger of Antiquated Campus Security

Ralph Goodman

Firestorm welcomes this Guest Post by Ralph Goodman, a professional writer and the resident expert on locks…

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Jim Satterfield on the 2016 National Preparedness Report

The National Preparedness Report provides all levels of government, the private and nonprofit sectors, and the public…

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Why You Need To Attend Conditions of the Unknown

Crisis Event Mosaic

Planning for what you know is easy.  Planning for what you don’t know is smart. Planning for…

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The Cost of Disasters Over Time

Aon Benfield, which specializes in statistical analysis for the reinsurance industry, recently published its catastrophe report for…

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