Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery

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Since the big tzunami disaster in Japan in 2011 that damaged the nuclear power plant if Fukushima, many have been trying to get inside...

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American goverment officials for the Department of Homeland Security chose Illinois University and its researchers to head a research program for developing and upgrading...

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This last weekend was a highlight for 23 teams from around the world that took part in the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency contest....

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The daily routine of the emergency service personnel, cops, fire fighters and emergency medicine doctors, is packed full with a wide variety of events,...

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America’s military planners recognize the growing threat from an EMP attack by bad actors around the world, in particular North Korea and Iran. An EMP...

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The U.S Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), in partnership with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Jet Propulsion...

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Preparing ahead of emergency situations and mass disasters on a national scales is not ’recommended’ or subject to considerations of cost or likelihood. Rather,...
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Drones are proving a crucial high-tech tool for aid workers in the aftermath of the devastating Nepal earthquake. With the death toll from Saturday’s...

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An official report by the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) says that the U.S. government is not fully prepared to handle nuclear terrorist attacks...

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Big Data and Open data and analytics have become fundamental tools in disaster preparedness, experts say. But public officials aren't using them enough. Lucy Jones,...

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US military taps advanced technology to save lives. The U.S. Southern Command’s Science, Technology and Experimentation division showed off GeoSHAPE. This tool would have been...

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The United States government, like all of us, is trying to save a little cash and make its day-to-day operations a little more efficient. In...

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Flying cameras help teams assess damage, search for survivors and clear roads following earthquake in Ludian, Yunnan, China. Disaster response team incorporates aerial technology into...

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by Lior Mazor Introduction Cyber war is an act of war, adopted by states as well as by Terrorist Organizations,  with the goal to penetrate and damage the opponents computerized systems or other vital systems that...

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Magen David Adom (MDA), an Israeli emergency medical service, added a new, advanced mobile command center to its fleet of rescue vehicles. The new...

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Earthquakes, natural disasters, floods or snow storms, fires, cyber attacks, damaged databases. All these could happen to any organization, and it's no secret that...

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The Crisis management computing array, an emergency management facility, is one of Israel's largest building and C4I projects. The project took several years to...

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The Israeli Army must be put in charge of operations during cyber-attack emergencies, and in order to do that the IDF must establish a...

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Following the recent storm the MDA (Magen David Adom, an Israeli medical emergency service) intends to acquire snow-plowing kits to be installed on the...

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What may sound like the script from a Hollywood Blockbuster is in fact a new development by a research team from North Carolina State...

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A new, easy-to-carry water purifier that could give Marines and first-responders access to clean water wherever they go has successfully completed its first operational...

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On the heels of a delivery to the Royal Netherlands Air Force, Environmental Tectonics Corp. has signed a contract for an additional disaster-management simulation...

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