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How Improv Principles and Startup Culture Reshape Crisis ...

Back in May RallyEngine's Marketing Director Steve Hardy and MCSC Executive Director Amanda Pick co-presented Herding Cats, Finding Kids, and Rallying Dispersed Teams in ...

A Quick Overview of Search and Rescue

  • RallyEngine
  • 03.08.2014
  • Canada
When a person or a group of people are lost, in distress or facing imminent danger, search and rescue operations are summoned to tend to the crisis situation. There are ...

The Rise of the Virtual Operations Support Team (VOST)

The acronym VOST stands for Virtual Operations Support Team. VOST members are becoming increasingly critical to the successful management of emergencies and disasters. ...

Black Swans: Unpredictable, Game-changing, and Foreseeable (in ...

While most people have heard of the term “black swan”, few understand what it means. The phrase stems from the previously held belief that all swans were white in color, ...

Internal Communications and the Impacts on Disaster Management

Disasters present the ultimate challenge to emergency response capability. Time is of the essence, the usual communication pathways are generally disrupted, and the ...

6 of the World's Most Important Natural Disaster Alert Systems

  • RallyEngine
  • 29.08.2013
  • alerts
Some of the biggest natural disaster alert systems found around the world have been put in place because of a prior tragedy, or the likelihood for a major ...

Nenshi vs Ford: A Tale of Two Cities' Disaster Response

Comparisons between Calgarys Naheed Nenshi and Torontos Rob Ford started years ago when each was elected mayor. Now, with 2013s record breaking floods in their ...