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U.S. facing earlier, more damaging wildfire season

As firefighters battle multiple wildland fires across the western U.S., government officials are warning that California could be facing one of the costliest and most damaging wildland fire seasons on record. Five years of severe drought conditions and ongoing bark

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Slight uptick in seasonal hurricane activity anticipated

Meteorologists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center and Colorado State University (CSU) are anticipating a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season this year. NOAA’s hurricane outlook sees a 70% probability that there will be 10-16 named storms,

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Congratulations to RC3 Members – NIPP Challenge Selections

The National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) Challenge is an important next step in our partnership with DHS. We know many of our member organizations have new or innovative ideas for making near-term, high-impact improvements to critical infrastructure resilience, but the innovative

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FEMA Smartphone App

FEMA recently launched a new feature to its free smartphone app that will enable users to receive push notifications to their devices to remind them to take important steps to prepare their homes and families for disasters. The reminder feature

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Hurricane season preparedness webinar

You are cordially invited to participate in the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) 2016 Hurricane Season Preparedness Webinar. This webinar will focus on providing awareness of NPPD’s role and resources in hurricane preparedness and response activities associated with systems

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Mosquito season and the Zika virus

Temperatures are quickly rising and summer weather is almost here, bringing with it mosquito season. This year, it is important that we all learn about and take necessary precautions against Zika virus, a mosquito-borne illness – prevention is the key

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Regional Cyber Resilience Workshop

From our partners at the MITRE Corporation Organization – There is a considerable body of knowledge, governance structure, tools and techniques that have been developed to address regional resilience from a physical infrastructure perspective.  However, there has been little done

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RC3 and SLTTGCC Cyber Webinar Series

Participate in a joint Council Cyber Webinar Series sponsored by the Regional Consortium Coordinating Council (RC3), and State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Government Coordinating Council (SLTTGCC), in conjunction with the DHS Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP). With the growing cyber security

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Hurricane Preparedness Webinar

Register for free Hurricane Preparedness Week Webinar and Learn How to Protect Your Business This Hurricane Season When:       Tuesday, May 17th from 2:00pm to 2:30pm (EDST) Register:   http://tinyurl.com/zlycf2u This week is Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 15-21.) Join the SBA

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2016 Building Resilience through Public Private Partnerships Conference – Call for P3 Talks

The Public-Private Partnership Planning Committee has created an opportunity for participants to provide a brief presentation as a Public-Private Partnership Talk or “P3 Talk”.  Please find the attached Fact Sheet detailing the submission guidelines – proposals should be submitted to PPPConference@hq.dhs.gov

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Next Membership Meeting
June 2016 MeetingJune 21st, 2016

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