Dean Gallup

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Incident Command System Should Not Be Used For Continuity Of Operations

Let me reiterate, the INCIDENT Command System (ICS) should not be used as the organizational structure to continue operations. No way, no how. I promised a few articles ago I was going to tackle this issue – an issue which has evolved over the last 20 years or so. I will add my theories on why a preponderance of well-intentioned folks have advocated the ICS structure be used as the “logical” (to them) structure to continue the operations of an organization. I believe I speak authoritatively on this having had both feet squarely planted in emergency management and continuity communities over the past 33 years.

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Mid Atlantic Disaster Recovery Association (MADRA) to Host Black Sky Seminar

Event Details
August 19, 2021 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Given increasing threats to America’s critical infrastructure and a proposed infrastructure bill to address those threats, the Mid Atlantic Disaster Recovery Association (MADRA) will be hosting virtual meeting on August 19. The speaker at the meeting will be Mary D. Lasky, Chairman of the InfraGard National Disaster Resilience Council and BC Program Manager at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Lasky will outline the impacts of these threats that are also known as "Black Sky" events.

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