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2013-09-29 23:03:16

Dramatic increase in events warrants concern. (PRWEB) September 29, 2013 From September 11th to the flooding in Colorado, the events of the last dozen years have made it clear that family preparedness for any disaster is of vast importance. While no one wants to think about the possibility of a disaster striking at home, knowing what to do during crucial early hours and having the right tools available can greatly improve your odds of weathering the storm, whether natural or manmade....

2013-09-26 23:36:13

September is National Preparedness Month. In order to commemorate it, PHI Emergency Management has announces a 5 percent discount on all PHI Preparedness products sold on Amazon.com. Newmarket, NH (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 September is National Preparedness Month. In order to commemorate it, PHI Emergency Management has announced a 5 percent discount on all PHI Preparedness products sold on Amazon.com. Ralph Huber, President of PHI, made the announcement after the September...

2013-09-23 11:26:09

People pay more attention to the number of people killed in a natural disaster than to the number of survivors when deciding how much money to donate to disaster relief efforts, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The donation bias can be reversed, however, with a simple change in terminology. "While fatalities have a severe impact on the afflicted community or country, disaster aid should be allocated to...

2013-09-22 23:03:11

Allied Environmental Services, Inc., one of the Midwest’s leading environmental consulting and contracting firms, will co-sponsor a seminar focused on reducing impacts from man-made and natural disasters. Livonia, MI (PRWEB) September 22, 2013 In Partnership with the Detroit Post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) and The Infrastructure Security Partnership (TISP), Allied Environmental Services, Inc. (Allied) is co-sponsoring a one-day seminar: "Great Lakes Region...

2013-09-19 23:34:41

Everyone is at risk and people are impacted by severe weather every year, so pledge to be prepared if or when disaster strikes. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Every year, hundreds of fatalities and thousands of injuries are results from weather disasters. Loss of homes, businesses, family and friends are hardships that bring communities together and cost billions in recovery annually. Government administrators are communicating across America about the resources that are readily...

2013-09-19 23:25:04

In Wake of Colorado Flooding, preparedness author Steven Harris touches on importance of backup power. New device called the PowerPot is an ideal power solution for power outages. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 With historic flooding in Colorado and New Mexico, electrical fire in New Jersey and power outages across the country, it’s as though National Preparedness Month couldn’t have happened at a more topical time. These troubling events remind us that staying...

2013-09-17 23:02:11

The Center for Health Affairs has been awarded $1.38 million in hospital emergency preparedness funds through the Ohio Department of Health and the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR). Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 The Center for Health Affairs has been awarded $1.38 million in hospital emergency preparedness funds through the Ohio Department of Health and the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), the division of the U.S. Department of...

2013-09-13 23:22:31

A growing security focus on protecting private and public access buildings with specialized programs New York, New York (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Security directors are well aware of the need for regular review of security practices to ensure visitors, guests and employees remain safe. Thorough assessment and regular training are successful components of any plan to reduce vulnerabilities. GEG provides risk assessments conducted by trained law enforcement personnel with first response...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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