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NIST Seeks Members for New Panel to Help Communities Become More Resilient
Release Date: 09/01/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) seeks members for a new Community Resilience Panel, part of the institute’s effort to … more

NIST Taps Experts in Business Continuity, Network Disaster Recovery for Community Resilience Efforts
Release Date: 06/30/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has named experts in business continuity planning and the post-disaster recovery of … more

NIST Releases Draft Community Resilience Planning Guide for Public Review
Release Date: 04/27/2015

Remarks by Dr. Willie E. May, Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and Acting NIST Director, at the Launch of the NIST … more

NIST to Launch Review of Resilience Planning Guide at Houston Workshop, April 27, 2015
Release Date: 04/14/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)will issue the full draft of its Community Resilience Planning Guide for Buildings and … more

NIST Names Two to Earthquake Advisory Board
Release Date: 03/16/2015

A public health expert and a sociologist have been appointed by Willie May, acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and … more

4th NIST Disaster Resilience Workshop, San Diego, Feb. 18-19, 2015
Release Date: 01/06/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host, on Feb. 18 and 19, 2015, its fourth regional workshop devoted to developing a … more

NIST Taps Nine Experts to Help Craft Disaster Resilience Framework for Communities
Release Date: 10/21/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has engaged nine experts in fields ranging from transportation and water infrastructure … more

NIST’s 3rd Disaster Resilience Workshop Set for Oct. 27-28, in Norman, Okla.
Release Date: 10/07/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)will hold the third in a series of regional workshops devoted to developing a … more

Readying Your Community to Deal with Disaster
Release Date: 07/29/2014

This week, experts are meeting at the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Hoboken to discuss how communities can prepare themselves to minimize … more

NIST Announces Competition for Community Resilience Center of Excellence
Release Date: 07/09/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced a competition to create a Community Resilience Center of Excellence … more

New York Area Disaster Resilience Workshop Set for July 30, 2014
Release Date: 07/01/2014

The second in a series of regional workshops devoted to developing a community-centric "disaster resilience framework" to minimize the impacts of … more

NIST to Establish New Centers of Excellence for Work in Forensics, Disaster Resilience
Release Date: 06/13/2014

Officials at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have announced plans to establish two new research Centers of Excellence to … more

NIST Issues Final Joplin Tornado Report, Begins Effort to Improve Standards and Codes
Release Date: 03/28/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the final report on its technical investigation into the impacts of the May … more

New Roadmap Outlines Research Path to Reduce Storm Impacts
Release Date: 03/26/2014

A new measurement science research and development (R&D) roadmap,* prepared for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) over … more

NIST's April 7 Workshop Launches Effort to Improve Disaster Resilience of Communities
Release Date: 03/11/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Gaithersburg, Md., will host the first of six workshops devoted to developing a … more

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