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World Water Week: How Preparations Today Can Mitigate A Crisis Tomorrow

Why is World Water Week celebrated globally? Water is vital to life and all business operations. Whether its individuals traveling across the globe, operations abroad, our food and drinking water, or pharmaceutical, energy, or other production industries, current issues of water security and future concerns over water scarcity will touch us all.
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Building a Successful Crisis Management Team

Widespread instability and growing threats to vital organizational interests are indelible on the canvas of the foreseeable future. As no two events are identical, no plan can anticipate or address every possible circumstance. In response, many organizations staff a Crisis Management Team and assign roles and responsibilities. However, implementing this effort alone is inadequate to address the dynamic nature of crisis.
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Drug Trafficking Organizations in Mexico

Organized crime groups, commonly referred to as drug trafficking organizations, operate throughout Mexico, and are the primary threat to business activity in the country. Since the disintegration of the Cali and Medellin cartels in Colombia in the early 1990s, Mexican drug trafficking organizations have come to dominate most aspects of the wholesale illicit drug market, including major supply chains into North America, Europe, and parts of Asia. The fragmentation of Mexico's DTOs suggests that the proliferation of groups relying on revenue from localized sources that can affect commercial income will remain a threat in the foreseeable future.
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Live from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Fast Facts on Security and Health Preparedness for the 2016 Olympics

With just four days until Opening Ceremonies on Aug. 5, preparations for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games appear to be on schedule.  While security, civil unrest, transportation, and health concerns persist, Brazilian authorities have implemented the city's security and transportation plans adequately.

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