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Business Continuity and Emergency Management Websites

Be Ready app

This Canadian Red Cross free app provides instant access to emergency preparedness information and weather alerts specific to your community.

Public Safety Canada

Source of general emergency preparedness information. Excellent resource for personal preparedness and the 72 hour program

Emergency Management Ontario

Good information on emergency preparedness, resources and current emergencies in Ontario. Further information on Incident Management System.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency.

An excellent source of info for emergency management (United States). FEMA publishes a wide variety of valuable information.

The Disaster Recovery Institute Canada

The 10 Professional Practices are a free download along with the schedule of upcoming courses.

The Disaster Recovery Institute International

The international version of DRI CANADA

The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction

The ICLR was established by Canada’s property and casualty insurance industry as an independent, not-for-profit research institute affiliated with the University of Western Ontario.

Continuity & Resilience Today

An International business continuity management conference. Attracts delegates from countries worldwide. Strong networking potential.


A nonprofit government endorsed society supported by and for the benefit of business and institutions throughout British Columbia, to influence and help businesses prepare for emergencies and disasters.

The Disaster Recovery Information Exchange

A non-profit association of professionals in the private and public sectors with an interest in emergency management and business continuity issues. Access links to all chapters in Canada

Disaster Resource Guide

A source for crisis/emergency management and business continuity information. The online DISASTER RESOURCE GUIDE is set up to help you find information, vendors, organizations and many resources to help you prepare for (mitigate) or recover from any type of natural or other type of disaster.

National Fire Protection Association

The world's leading advocate of fire prevention and an authoritative source on public safety, NFPA develops, publishes, and disseminates more than 300 consensus codes and standards intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other risks.

Emergency Management Alberta

The Alberta Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) leads the coordination, collaboration and co-operation of all organizations involved in the prevention, preparedness and response to disasters and emergencies.

Business Continuity Institute – UK

Promoting the art and science of business continuity management worldwide

Association of Record Managers

ARMA International is a not-for-profit professional association and the authority on managing records and information – paper and electronic.

Continuity Central

UK site with good info and e newsletters

Continuity Insights

An on-line magazine with good sources for information and research. Also an excellent conference for business continuity managers.

Disaster Recovery Journal

A paper and on-line magazine with good sources for information and research. They also present two conferences each year geared to novice and intermediate planners.

Just In Time Disaster Training - Library

The videos found in this library cover disaster related mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery training for a wide variety areas.