Category Archives: November 2014

Chair Presents at Two Events

In September, NISC Chair Chief Charles Werner attended the Big City Emergency Managers Fall 2014 Conference. The Big City Emergency Managers, Inc. (BCEM) is a non-profit organization comprised of 15 major metropolitan jurisdictions that promotes robust emergency management capabilities. BCEM’s goal is to assist major cities prevent, mitigate, recover, and respond to major incidents and more »

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NISC Members Participate in CAUSE III

The third round of the Canada-U.S. Enhanced Resiliency Experiment Series (CAUSE III) will culminate with a planned set of activities on both sides of the border in November. Multiple NISC members are involved in this effort, and will participate in the activities planned to take place this month. CAUSE III aims to strengthen cross-border information more »

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Local Project Launched

On September 18, the NISC was awarded a grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to conduct technical assistance engagements in local-level jurisdictions. Much information sharing work in recent years has been focused on the state and federal levels of government, and this funding allows the NISC to leverage lessons learned in day-to-day operations more »

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