News & Upcoming Events
The Department of Homeland Security is offering an online Independent Study Course in consultation with the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and the Hospitality, Entertainment, and Tourism Security Council to provide guidance on how to prevent and prepare for a potential active shooter incident.
As FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate posted in the FEMA Blog, “This last year was an important reminder to all of us that earthquakes, like other disasters, can strike anytime, anywhere – not just on the West Coast. They come with little to no warning and their effects, such as shaking, can often be felt hundreds of miles and many states away from their epicenters.
Let me start by thanking some of the many individuals and institutions that helped the North West Pennsylvania Business Coalition for Homeland Security move from a concept to a reality.
ur critical infrastructure – such as the electrical grid, financial sector, and transportation networks that underpin our economic and national security – have suffered repeated cyber intrusions, and cyber crime has increased dramatically over the last decade.
Hurricanes, earthquakes and terrorist attacks can cause devastation and massive loss of life but a sever solar storm could plunge the nation back into the 18th Century!
Keynote Speaker: Mr. Larry Camper, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Read the Entire Story in the Spring 2011 Pittsburgh Business Coalition Newsletter
Listen to the interview by Mr. Tom Pysz ,of WQLN radio with Rick Lamb and Dr. Art Amann
Business Coalition interviewed for the Warren Times Observer
Click to hear the Coalition PSA
The goal of the Business Coalition is to ensure that the private sector in North West Pennsylvania is aware, prepared and connected in order to respond effectively and efficiently when emergencies occur.