News & Upcoming Events


FEMA releases the 2013 National Preparedness Report

Free Port and Vessel Security Training

How to Survive a Shooter Event – Run, Hide, Fight Video

Active Shooter: What You Can Do

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.

Earthquake Survival

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.

A Very Successful Year One Draws To A Close

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.

“Cybersecurity: Protecting America’s New Frontier”

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.

“Solar Storms Could Plunge Nation into Darkness”

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!

Succcessful Business Continuity Symposium held on October 14

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Larry Camper, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Business Coalition Featured in Pittsburgh Coalition Spring Newsletter

Read the Entire Story in the Spring 2011 Pittsburgh Business Coalition Newsletter

WQLN Promotes the Business Coalition

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

Business Coalition interviewed for the Warren Times Observer

Business Coalition launches Public Service Announcement

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.

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