Quantcast

Latest Citizen Corps Stories

2014-09-05 16:22:09

Events in all Five Boroughs Encourage New Yorkers to 'Be Disaster Aware, Make a Plan to Prepare' NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty five percent of New Yorkers do not feel prepared for an emergency, such as a natural disaster, fire, power outage or act of terrorism according to a 2013 survey conducted by the New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM). September is National Preparedness Month (NPM) and a new public service advertising (PSA) campaign is launching today to...

2014-08-28 08:25:09

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) And Ad Council Release New PSAs As Part Of The National Ready Campaign To Encourage Families To Create A Plan WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty percent of Americans have not discussed or developed an emergency plan for family members about where to go and what to do in the event of a local disaster, according to a 2014 national survey conducted by the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)....

2014-02-11 23:22:07

Action Training Systems and NVFC Team Up for $250K Training GiveawayVolunteer departments can apply for one of 50 training packages. Poulsbo, WA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Action Training Systems (ATS) has teamed up with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) to provide 50 online training packages to all-volunteer or mostly-volunteer departments, for a total of nearly $250,000 worth of training. Through the ATS/NVFC $250K Training Giveaway, eligible departments can apply for a training...

2010-09-22 07:30:00

CLEVELAND, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- BlueBridge Networks LLC, a leading provider of business continuity services, announced today that the American Red Cross of Greater Cleveland has chosen BlueBridge Networks as one of their 45 Center's of Expertise (COE). Using BlueBridge Networks, the American Red Cross will have access to a robust portfolio that will allow them to continue business without interruptions to mission-critical data and processes. BlueBridge Networks has successfully...

2010-09-02 09:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Commissioner Joseph F. Bruno, FEMA Deputy Administrator Richard Serino, Fire Department (FDNY) Commissioner Salvatore Cassano, Police Department (NYPD) Assistant Chief Harry J. Wedin, The Advertising Council Campaign Manager Jessica Dahl, American Red Cross in Greater New York Chief Administrative Officer Richard Kane, and Counsel to Brooklyn Borough President Jason Otano today kicked off National Preparedness Month by...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
Related