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2014-06-30 23:01:46

Emergency management system merges government resources with civilian populations (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 For countless years people have relied upon heroic men and women to serve, protect, and ensure public safety. They have braved our fires, fought our battles, and worked tirelessly behind the scenes. Unfortunately in our society, tragic events have become the norm, and each situation has shown that advances within emergency management systems are not only essential, they’re...

2014-06-24 16:26:29

Satellite Solutions Ensure Emergency Preparedness, Response and Restoration GERMANTOWN, Md., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced the availability of Hughes Emergency Solutions to help businesses and government offices prepare for the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, which officially began June 1. The satellite solutions, which include emergency response, continuity of operations...

2014-06-18 23:07:13

Remedy Interactive is announcing the release of version 2.0 of their Incident Management Software, a module within their suite of safety management software. The new version includes robust task management and reporting capabilities. Sausalito, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Remedy Interactive is announcing the release of version 2.0 of their Incident Management Software, a module within their suite of safety management software. The new functionality focuses on enabling corporations to...

2014-06-17 23:13:59

My-EOP™ is a mobile application which allows organizations to share their custom emergency plans with staff members through mobile devices, with or without cellular connectivity. The app is ideal for sharing emergency response and preparedness plans, radio interoperability information, community response plans, and any other information that would be beneficial by being in an easy to access, quick reference format. Shawnee Mission, Kan. (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Guest Communications...

2014-06-11 12:28:15

Massive medical pre-positioning effort spans nine U.S. states, nine countries at risk of storms SANTA BARBARA, Calif., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the 2014 hurricane season officially underway, humanitarian organization Direct Relief has expanded its extensive medical pre-positioning efforts to safeguard dozens of communities in the U.S. and internationally that are particularly vulnerable to storm-related health risks....

2014-06-10 23:08:47

Dynamic Emergency Management Plans and Procedures Will Be Delivered to Providence College’s On-Campus and Off-Campus Students, Faculty, Staff and Community via Mobile Devices Herndon, Va. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Irving Burton Associates’ In Case of Crisis today announced that Providence College has selected its emergency preparedness mobile app. Launching during the fall of 2014, In Case of Crisis will provide Providence College’s 5000+ faculty, staff and students – living on or...

2014-06-02 12:33:00

Coimbatore, India Leads Testing to Help Cities Prepare for Natural Hazards SINGAPORE, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WORLD CITIES SUMMIT -- In light of the growing threat of disasters from natural hazards such as floods, storms, fires and earthquakes, one growing city is taking the lead in piloting a new tool to assess how prepared cities of all sizes will be when disaster strikes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO Coimbatore, India, is the first city to apply...

2014-05-29 23:13:49

Attend this important webinar presented by Regroup and meteorologist Cheryl Nelson to learn best practices in natural disaster preparedness and emergency communications. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 On Tuesday, June 3rd at 11AM PDT/2PM EDT emmy-nominated TV host, reporter and meteorologist Cheryl Nelson, along with Stuart Jarvis of Regroup, will present a free webinar entitled “Extreme Weather: Best Practices in Preparation and Communication”. Extreme weather events can...

2014-05-22 23:14:57

New emergency response services and security management solutions introduced. Garden City and Uniondale, New York (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 World Wide Security Group will be a sponsor of the Long Island and New York City Emergency Management Conference 2014 in Uniondale, New York on May 28-29 at the Long Island Marriott Uniondale. Focusing on emergency management and response World Wide Security Group is introducing Life Button 24’s new GPS emergency response system and app with features...

2014-05-15 23:14:09

Survival-Emergency-Preparedness-Kits comments on the recent tornadoes in the Midwest that destroyed hundreds of homes. This international marketing company and exporter, together with their Natural Living Store, specialize in distributing some of the highest quality emergency survival kits and natural living products in the industries. (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 On April 29th, Business Insider posted about the destruction that wrecked Arkansas which shows the images of hundreds of houses that...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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