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2014-08-29 23:10:47

New program facilitates the creation of formal documentation describing the district's policies and procedures in the face of any type of emergency. Centerville, MA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 BeSafe Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce that it recently implemented a new All Hazard School Security and Safety Portal Program for the Greenwich Public School District in Connecticut. BeSafe worked with Greenwich school officials to develop a tool and methodology that could be used to...

2014-08-24 23:00:07

The 22 anniversary of Hurricane Andrew reminds us to be prepared as we enter the busy party of hurricane season. Look into the FORTIFIED Home(TM) Hurricane Program to learn how to strengthen your home. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The 22nd anniversary of Hurricane Andrew on August 24 provides a sobering reminder of the destructive power of hurricanes and the damage they can do to communities. Andrew caused approximately $23 billion in insured losses, left 250,000 people homeless,...

2014-08-21 23:15:18

ACC Health remains committed to providing outstanding patient care by adopting the voluntary CQIIP certification protocol for immunizations. ACC Health continues to lead the industry in applying medical best practices by partnering with the Department of Defense to ensure our troops receive consistent, high-quality care. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 CQIIP, Continuous Quality Immunization Improvement Process, was created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the...

2014-08-18 23:09:52

Veteran Led Disaster Response Group Encourages Continued Service Los Angeles, Calif. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Team Rubicon, a veteran-led disaster relief organization, joins with aid agencies across the world to enlist awareness of World Humanitarian Day, Tuesday Aug. 19. World Humanitarian Day commemorates those who have lost their lives in humanitarian service and celebrates the spirit that inspires humanitarian work around the world. “Even in the worst crises, there are those who put...

2014-08-07 23:10:37

The Center for Health Affairs has been awarded $876,521 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 Health and Human Services responsible for responding to and preparing for public health emergencies for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The Center for Health Affairs has been awarded $876,521 in hospital emergency...

2014-08-05 08:34:14

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer Corporation today announced a $100,000 donation to the American Red Cross to support the organization's national disaster and emergency preparedness efforts across the United States. "Bayer has been a long-time supporter of the important work of the American Red Cross," said Bayer Corporation President Philip Blake. "This donation is our way of helping the American Red Cross prepare and protect communities, including those in which...

2014-08-01 23:06:45

Emergency preparedness application will give key school personnel and first responders access to critical facility information, floor plans, schematics, digital imagery, and other resources, while evacuation plans will assist the schools with providing safe learning and working environments. Centerville, MA (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 BeSafe Technologies, Inc., is pleased to announce that it has been awarded several contracts with colleges in New England to secure their campuses and develop...

2014-07-31 23:06:06

This new IBWA YouTube video serves as a reminder for people to take a moment to re-assess their risks and update hurricane kits and emergency plans. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) today launched a new video on its BottledWaterMatters YouTube channel called “Bottled Water – Always there when you need it,” which tells the story of the vital role bottled water plays in times of natural disasters and other emergencies. Late summer...

2014-07-30 23:15:02

Miami’s community bank for 40 years wishes their customers and community to be safe and well prepared for the 2014 hurricane season. Miami, Fl (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 As the 2014 hurricane season begins to take full force on our nation’s coastlines, Continental National Bank is encouraging customers to prepare for the hurricane season by staying informed, assessing their home’s risk, and developing emergency plans to protect against a potential storm. “Preparation is key to ensuring...

2014-07-29 23:10:37

Which states will need the most immediate attention when a natural disaster strikes? New research found at http://www.foodstorage.com/prepperfeed/blog/disaster-preparedness-how-does-your-state-rank/ (June 11, 2014) reveals the resilience of all 50 states based on the likelihood of a natural disaster compared to each state's level of preparedness. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Tumultuous weather is thrashing the United States on all sides, which means there is potential in...


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.
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