DRI Plans Activated, Resilience Proved in Response to Chelsea Bombing
DRI International activated its business continuity and crisis response plans this weekend after a bomb rocked Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood. The b ... Continue Reading
DRI Weighs in on Tech Troubles at United Airlines, Wall St. Journal, and NYSE
Technical glitches managed to take down the New York Stock Exchange, the Wall Street Journal, and United Airlines – all within hours of each other. ... 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 Foundation Sets Up Nepal Relief Fund in Wake of Earthquake
A powerful magnitude-7.8 earthquake has devastated Nepal, claiming more than 3,600 lives and counting. Thousands of homes have been destroyed and more ... Continue Reading
DRI in the News
18 top orgs, events, certifications for disaster recovery pros
If you're responsible for disaster recovery (DR) in your organization, you know exactly what the hot seat feels like. The second the lights go out, the clock starts ticking on the recovery time objectives. That's when you find out if disaster recovery are just words in your organization, or a real discipline.
[Spanish Language] Companies, Federal Government and experts, promote agenda to strengthen resilience
With the support of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), the ARISE Forum “Resilience for All: the importance of understanding risk” was held, where the Sector met for the first time in Mexico Private, the Federal Government and more than 300 experts to agree on an agenda on risk and disaster management due to the climate crisis aligned with the Sendai Framework and to build more resilient societies in the face of them.
The Morning Drive with Jillian Barberie and John Phillips - Oct. 31, 2019
DRI President and CEO Chloe Demrovsky joined California's "Morning Drive" radio show with Jillian Barberie and John Philips to discuss the wildfires raging throughout the state, how organizations protect their structures, and how to prepare for future disasters. The interview begins at the 21 minute mark.
Don’t Get Vaporized: A Regulatory Lesson From The Vaping Ban
Increased regulatory oversight of the booming e-cigarette industry should have been visible through the e-mist. Any business involved in the manufacture and sale of these products could have predicted it and used that knowledge to come up with a plan to address it. For the big players, that could mean regulatory engagement, marketing shifts or product changes, all of which we are seeing now.
Gulf Coast Healthcare Facilities Prep for Increased Possibility of Hurricanes
“Hospitals suffer probably twice as much from disasters as everybody else,” Al Berman, president of the Disaster Recovery Institute Foundation, previously told HealthTech. “They have to deal with their own problems, and they have to deal with everyone else’s.”