Business Continuity Incident Log w/e 17/02/2017

Business Continuity Incident

Fire destroys Virginia Tech research building

The blaze raged for about an hour after it was first reported to fire officials just before 9 p.m., .Virginia Tech officials estimate there was between $800,000 and $1.3 million in damage caused.


Large Water Leak Forces Evacuation Of Tulsa Warren Clinic Building

A major water line break forced evacuations and caused damage to a Warren Clinic medical building near Saint Francis Monday.

Investing in disaster resilience now ‘mission critical’ for business

LONDON/TEPIC, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Gillis, Ellis & Baker, a New Orleans-based insurance company, relocated from the battered, flooded city to nearby Baton Rouge so it could carry on serving its 4,000 clients, who all had at least one claim following the storm.

Had it not been able to keep operating after the disaster, “we would have been out of business today”, said the firm’s president, Anderson Baker…….