-ann:the Preparedness Report With Norris Beren



Stay on the cutting edge of emergency preparedness, disaster recovery, homeland security and risk management. Norris Beren interviews with the world's most knowledgeable experts


  • Commercial Preparedness Part II

    Commercial Preparedness Part II


    George Costa, Senior Vice President of Security for the San Francisco Giants discuss what's required to ensure safety and security in large venues like a ball park.

  • Preparing for a Bio-Terrorist Attack

    Preparing for a Bio-Terrorist Attack


    R. David Paulison is the US Fire Safety Administrator at the Department of Homeland Security. He discusses on the Preparedness Report the fundamentals everyone needs to know about fire safety

  • Are We Any More Prepared After 911?

    Are We Any More Prepared After 911?


    Pat McCrummen is Director of Communications at the American Red Cross. This week we talked with Pat about what has been done versus what should have been done to be prepared after 911.

  • The Basics of Fire Safety

  • Rule #1: Start Planning Today!

    Rule #1: Start Planning Today!


    Paul Schieck is Director of Security with the Seattle Mariners baseball team. Scheik say the most important thing is to start now!

  • Will You Be Able to Communicate?

    Will You Be Able to Communicate?


    Major Pat Mc Pherson is director of SATERN the emergency communications arm of the Salvation Army. Mc Pherson discusses the challenges of communicating during disasters and what you can do to be prepared

  • Understanding The Nuclear Threat

    Understanding The Nuclear Threat


    Undersecretary Michael Brown puts the nuclear threat of terrorism in perspective, and discusses what business and individuals can do to be prepared.

  • Maintaining a Culture of Preparedness 24/7

    Maintaining a Culture of Preparedness 24/7


    Dennis Treece, Director of Corporate Security for Logan Airport and Massport shared with us the steps to creating an organization that is prepared around the clock.

  • You May Be Safe But What if Youre Not?

    You May Be Safe But What if You're Not?


    David Ropiek at the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis says that most people and organizations are not prepared because they see a low probability of being affected. But what if you are?