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2014-03-29 23:04:52

The Leading Physicians of the World is now partnering with FEMA to offer disaster preparedness training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Alabama. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Targeted for physicians in every healthcare specialty, The Leading Physicians of the World is now partnering with FEMA to offer disaster preparedness training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Alabama. This training is in its development stages and is always looking for new participants....

2013-04-22 16:25:42

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Healthcare professionals from across Pennsylvania are better prepared to respond to major natural or manmade disasters following an intensive, week-long training at the federal Centers for Domestic Preparedness in Alabama. One hundred forty-three professionals from public health entities, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and hospitals attended the training April 15-19. "The Pennsylvania contingent was the largest group ever...

2012-10-08 07:20:16

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide training delivery services in support of the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). The single-award cost-plus award-fee and fixed price contract has a one-year base period of performance, four one-year options, and a total contract value of approximately $52 million, if all...

2011-06-07 00:00:33

NCBRT Offers Emergency Training for First Responders Baton Rouge (PRWEB) June 06, 2011 The National Center for Biomedical Research and Training (NCBRT), a member of the Food and Agriculture Protection Training Consortium (FAPTC), is offering DHS-certified and sponsored training at no direct cost to state and local food emergency responders. The NCBRT specifically designed "A Coordinated Response to Food Emergencies: Practice and Execution" course to have an impact on limiting the...

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2011-01-25 11:24:39

A new disaster preparedness tool from Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate calculates casualty estimates In the aftermath of a dirty bomb, hundreds or even thousands of victims could require medical attention. First responders conduct extensive training to prepare for such a cataclysmic event, but planning is difficult without a solid estimate of how many people could be injured. The toll would be influenced by a number of variables. For example, the toll from a dirty bomb...

2010-10-13 07:01:00

RESTON, Va., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- NEWS HIGHLIGHTS Team is part of LightSquared's continued emphasis on emergency preparedness and response Available to deploy throughout North America to provide emergency satellite voice and push-to-talk service LightSquared(TM), the nation's first wholesale-only integrated wireless broadband and satellite network, today announced the formation of an Emergency Rapid Response Communications Team (ERRT) available to deploy to emergency and disaster...

2009-04-16 06:50:00

Company to Continue Development and Teaching of Emergency Response Training Curriculum at Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Ala. SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded a prime contract by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide training support to the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). The single-award contract...

2008-08-26 09:01:08

The Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD) will announce at its August 26, 2008, Board of Education meeting the installation of the state-of-the-art Rapid Responder(R) crisis management system to protect its students and staff during emergencies. Police, fire and other first responders will be able to use the online solution to instantly access critical facility information such as floor plans, 360 degree imagery, hazardous materials quantities and locations and evacuation routes for all...