DRI Foundation’s ‘Dance for Nepal’ Benefit Event Raises $21,000+ for Earthquake Victims as Elite Members of New York Dance Community Unite to Make a Difference
All Proceeds from Event Have Been Donated to The DRI Foundation Nepal Relief Fund to Fund Resilience-building Efforts in Nepal New York, NY- July ... Continue Reading
‘Dance for Nepal’ Benefit to Raise Proceeds for Earthquake Victims; Elite Members of New York Dance Community Volunteer Talent
All Proceeds from Event Will Be Donated to The DRI Foundation Nepal Relief Fund New York, NY- June 16, 2015 - The DRI Foundation, the charity arm ... Continue Reading
DRI in the News
Humboldt and wildfires provide lessons to disaster recovery professionals
“Organizations, large and small, find that many things ranging from severe weather to social media can suddenly impact their operations,” states Chloe Demrovsky, International President, Disaster Recovery Institute.
After Disaster Strikes, Technology Planning Is Critical to Helping Hospitals Rebuild
Given the emergency response role that healthcare institutions play in the wake of natural disasters, Al Berman, president of the Disaster Recovery International Foundation and past president of Disaster Recovery Institute International, says it’s important for those plans to be as comprehensive as possible.
“Hospitals suffer probably twice as much from disasters as everybody else,” Berman says. “They have to deal with their own problems, and they have to deal with everyone else’s.”
Gender parity in BCM
DRI CEO Chloe Demrovsky presents research aimed at achieving a better understanding of – and drawing attention to – the unique needs, interests and challenges of women in the professional field of business continuity management
Trust is not a strategy for cybersecurity
Berman noted that cyber hacking has matured to become a sophisticated industry seeking to penetrate devices and systems through the weakest link in the chain, with the goal of profitability. “It is a business and we have to deal with it as a business,” he explains.
Holding It All Together
Nature has a way of reminding us that we are at its mercy. While we’ve made remarkable technological advances to guard ourselves, our businesses, and our complex supply chains against natural disasters, nature remains a formidable foe.