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Deadline for Rick Rescorla National Award for Resilience is July 17

from IAEM

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is seeking nominations for the 2014 Rick Rescorla National Award for Resilience that recognizes leadership in fostering resilience during 2013. This year, there will be two separate awards for organizations, one for "for-profit organizations" and one for "not-for-profit organizations." Following the 1993 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, Rick Rescorla, vice president of security, regularly drilled his Morgan Stanley employees in disaster preparedness and response, especially evacuation. On 9/11, Rescorla led a massive evacuation of Morgan Stanley's 2,700-person workforce located in the South Tower. He lost his life on 9/11 as he returned to the South Tower in order to assist others. Candidates may be nominated for the Rick Rescorla National Award for Resilience until July 17, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. (EDT). All nominations must be submitted by email to For details, including the nomination form, please visit more

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