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2014-03-08 23:02:47

Ultimate Preparedness Library, created by a group of life skills experts, is the latest collect of life skills resources that teaches people how to prepare everything for their lives efficiently. The Ultimate Preparedness Library review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if the product is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 Ultimate Preparedness Library is a newly-updated collection that provides helpful ways to be self-reliant, and to take good control of life. Many people...

2014-03-05 12:31:47

Integration of SmartPrepare with Award-winning Emergency Notification Capabilities Brings Emergency Managers Unprecedented Planning and Communications Capabilities FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rave Mobile Safety, the trusted software partner for campus and public safety, today announced major enhancements to its SmartPrepare(TM) emergency management platform. Particular highlights include the integration of award-winning emergency notification capabilities for targeted...

2014-03-04 08:38:08

Poor disaster recovery practices have led to losses of up to $5M PHILADELPHIA, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Disaster Recovery Preparedness (DRP) Council announced today findings from its 2014 annual benchmark study which show that 73% of respondent organizations worldwide are not taking adequate steps to protect their data and IT systems. According to participants, poor planning, testing and technological deficiencies have led to more than $5M worth of critical applications failure, data...

2014-03-03 23:25:32

As part of its ongoing nationwide expansion of land-based and maritime emergency response and related safety services, Industrial Emergency Services, LLC adds capabilities on the East Coast to supplement substantial Gulf Coast and West Coast infrastructure. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Industrial Emergency Services, LLC (“IES”) (http://www.iesllc.com) announced this week that the company has established two additional bases of operation with equipment and firefighting...

2014-03-01 16:20:30

TUCSON, Ariz., March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some see ominous possibilities as 6,000 Russian troops move into Ukraine, the U.S. Sixth Fleet moves toward Crimea, and NATO troops land in Western Ukraine. Signals from Washington are decidedly mixed. In a Feb 28 statement, Barack Obama stated: "The United States will stand with the international community in affirming that there will be costs for any military intervention in Ukraine." Less than 30 minutes later, he declared a...

2014-02-28 23:00:59

Nationally known former Prologis CEO has joined board of Denver-based disaster relief supply company. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The Global Food Exchange™ Board of Managers has been privileged with welcoming another distinguished member to their team, Mr. Walter C. Rakowich. Mr. Rakowich is a former CEO of Prologis, the leading owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate, focused on global and regional markets across the Americas, Europe and Asia. He brings a...

2014-02-25 16:29:15

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians for Civil Defense in cooperation with the Medical Reserve Corps of Southern Arizona (MRCSA) has established a first-of-its-kind, automated NukAlert Fallout Measurement Station in Tucson, Arizona. The station is a rooftop radiation detection system with a measurement range from low-level background to 1,000R/hr. It can capture, hold, and measure fallout from a nuclear power plant failure, nuclear detonation, or...

2014-02-21 23:02:19

Faculty at the School of Systems and Enterprises receives research funding from the city of New York. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 A city’s greatest responsibility is its people. And, in an era of constant natural and man-made disasters, the responsibility has grown immensely with cities from all over the world stepping up their disaster planning and recovery initiatives. With a population of over eight million people within a 300 square mile radius, the city of New York is...

2014-02-19 23:25:19

BCG (Buffalo Computer Graphics, Inc.) is pleased to provide the Regional Municipality of Halton an enterprise level DisasterLAN Incident Management System software solution. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 BCG (Buffalo Computer Graphics, Inc.) is pleased to provide the Regional Municipality of Halton an enterprise level DisasterLAN Incident Management System software solution. Halton Region’s DisasterLAN system is now accessible online to regional emergency preparedness partners,...

2014-02-19 12:28:49

OTTAWA, Feb. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - As part of the Kanishka Project Contribution Program, a multi-year investment in terrorism-focused research funded by the Government of Canada, the Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime (CRCVC) is launching a bilingual website for communities to utilize to help them prepare for and mitigate a terrorist attack or mass victimization event in Canada. TerrorVictimResponse.ca encourages communities to develop a comprehensive response plan which...


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