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2014-05-13 08:33:05

Nuclear radiation blocking drug for civilian distribution part of 14Mil order MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nukepills.com announces today that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) was recently shipped 6,383,000 tablets of FDA approved potassium iodide for protection against radiation in the event of a nuclear reactor accident. The balance of the total 14 million tablet solicitation by HHS, on behalf of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), is...

2014-05-09 23:04:15

The 24th Annual Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) Conference is expected to bring over 500 participants to Indianapolis during the week of May 12 representing nationwide leadership from faith-based, community and other non-profit organizations, as well as from local, state and federal emergency management agencies and government organizations. The conference will take place at the JW Marriott, providing opportunities for continuing education, community service, and...

2014-05-07 23:03:30

Video and photographs from testing conducted at the organization’s unique Research Center are part of the National Building Museum’s newest exhibit. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) is proud to announce that video and photographs from testing conducted at the organization’s unique Research Center are part of the National Building Museum’s newest exhibit, Designing for Disaster, which opens to the public on May 11....

2014-05-05 23:09:33

EnMagine Inc. has been awarded a group purchasing agreement with Premier, Inc. for its Disaster and Emergency Response Products and Services category. Diamond Springs, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 EnMagine Inc. has been awarded a group purchasing agreement with Premier, Inc. for its Disaster and Emergency Response Products and Services category. Effective May 1, 2014, the new agreement allows Premier members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by...

2014-05-01 23:15:51

HSEM Region 2’s DLAN system is a shared regional solution jointly administered and operated by a diverse set of 17 municipal entities; although all of these users have distinct emergency management issues to address, their DLAN system gives them a common platform to help solve all their needs. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 While deployed to New York State during hurricanes Sandy and Irene, several HSEM Region 2 Minnesota IMAT teams were impressed with the state’s emergency...

2014-05-01 16:37:01

ATLANTA, Ga., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Emergency Visions, Inc. (EVI), the leading provider of cloud and mobile enabled Disaster Resource Management (DRM) solutions, announces they will be co-hosting a webinar with Carahsoft on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014. The webinar, titled "Building Earthquake Resilience Through Technology", will feature guest speaker, Brent Woodworth of the Los Angeles Emergency Preparedness Foundation and the Community Stakeholder Network of Los Angeles. Photo -...

2014-04-29 23:12:33

Veteran-led disaster group responds to storms, encourages public preparedness as severe weather threatens 75 million. Los Angeles (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Team Rubicon, a veteran-led disaster relief organization, has launched Operation: Rising Eagle to support communities affected by the deadly tornado outbreak in Arkansas. A reconnaissance team has deployed to Faulkner County, Ark., to gather more information, mobilize resources, and connect with local emergency management agencies while...

FEMA Launches Campaign To Prepare Americans For Natural Disasters
2014-04-29 07:54:27

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A collaborative campaign has been launched to prepare Americans for natural disasters. The campaign – called “America’s PrepareAthon!” – encourages people around the country to practice preparedness now before the next disaster or national emergency strikes. America’s PrepareAthon! is directed as part of President Obama’s Presidential Policy Directive 8: National Preparedness and is being led by the Federal Emergency...

2014-04-25 08:23:10

Lessons from Sandy Outlines New Federal Framework for Disaster Recovery CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report released today by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy recommends a new federal framework for disaster recovery that will make coastal regions more resilient in the decades ahead, saving billions in the process. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140424/78258 Lessons from Sandy: Federal Policies to Build Climate-Resilient Coastal Regions, co-authored...

2014-04-23 23:06:40

WebEOC Core provides essential capabilities of WebEOC in a hosted solution. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Intermedix Corporation is proud to announce its new product offering, WebEOC Core. WebEOC Core is the newest addition to the WebEOC platform, which is currently used for emergency management and daily operations by hundreds of agencies in the United States and around the world. Featuring pre-configured board sets, WebEOC Core provides the most essential capabilities of...


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