On the third and final day of IDCE 2012 the talk is still about resilience, however now the focus is on international resilience rather than community specific preparation. The two instances are of course related; however international disaster management relies heavily on Non-Governmental-Organizations (NGOs) and the private sector.
1. Active communities that prepare citizens to be involved in the disaster recovery process are resilient, whereas passive communities are critically vulnerable. 2. Private citizens can focus disaster recovery...
Featured Contributor: Amanda Watkins
We’ve all heard the saying: “If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.” This turn of phrase is usually preceded by a feeling of disappointment; usually someone failing to complete a task the “right” way. Here’s a wild idea: what if doing it “right” was no longer a concept you had to worry about? What if the emphasis was shifted from an individual’s, or an individual organization’s “right way,” and placed on the best practices for your industry? That is the concept behind effective property management. Implementing a property management software platform allows organizations to align themselves along one, mutually agreed upon standard – and this is the first step towards inter-agency cooperation.