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Salesforce.com used to meet residents' needs with recovery operations in New Orleans

March 13 '08: In New Orleans, one community almost completely destroyed by Hurricane Katrina is rebuilding by utilizing a needs-based approach through an online database originally used for sales, NPR reported. The website, Salesforce.com is an online leader in software as a service, customer relationship management and business application delivery services, but because it can pair needs to capabilities, Broadmoor neighborhood resident Hal Rourk has turned it into a recovery tool.

Southwestern regional meeting in Galveston January 18, 2007

The Southwestern Regional Meeting of the NCORP Advisory Council will be held in Galveston, Texas on January 18, 2007.  Hosts include the City of Galveston, the Galveston Economic Development Committee, the University of Texas Medical Branch and the Galveston Port Authority.  This Southwestern Regional meeting is open to members of the business community, responders, academicians, faith-based and relief-based organizations who are encouraged to attend.  Click here to read more...

National Congress for Secure Communities

The National Council on Readiness and Preparedness is hosting the National Congress on Secure Communities in Washington, DC on December 17-18, 2007.  The Congress will bring together federal, state and local officials, first responders, members of the media, business leaders, non-profit organizations, academic experts, and other community leaders as Delegates to the Congress.  The Delegates, and Alternates who are not able to attend but are connected via the Internet, will help develop simple, effective ways to leverage the assets of the private and community sectors into the local public sector preparedness and response plan during the first 72 hours of crisis.  Click Here to read more...

Southeast Regional Meeting November 30, 2006 in Charleston, SC

The Southeast Regional Meeting of the NCORP Advisory Council was held in Charleston, South Carolina on November 30, 2006.  Hosts include the City of Charleston, Charleston County Emergency Preparedness, the Medical University of South Carolina and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. This Southeast Regional meeting of the NCORP Advisory Committee was attended by members of the business community, responders, academicians, faith-based and relief-based organizations. Click here for more information.

Crisis Response Summit in Indiana with Manchester College

The National Council on Readiness and Preparedness co-hosted a summit on homeland security at Manchester College on Monday, Oct. 16.  Over 250 northern Indiana leaders involved in disaster preparedness and relief, emergency response and government leaders participated. Click here to read more...

Other NCORP News

  • Northcentral Regional Meeting - Novi, Michigan
  • NCORP press briefing at the National Press Club
  • Gov Gilmore receives highest Air Force civilian honor at Academy graduation
  • NCORP Joins Midwest Police Chiefs Summit May 4
  • March 31 Live Webcast of Harvard Forum Speech
  • NCORP and The Kennedy School of Government
  • New Undersecretary George Foresman sworn in
  • Preliminary transcript from November 16 Advisory Committee meeting
  • Network being developed with the National Joint Terrorism Taskforce
  • Advisory Committee Meets in Washington, DC on November 16, 2005