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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...

2014-05-15 08:36:03

As part of America's PrepareAthon! The Home Depot joins FEMA and The Ready Campaign to mark first day of hurricane season ATLANTA, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Depot(®), the world's largest home improvement retailer, today announced its second annual Hurricane Preparedness Workshops, a single-day effort to prepare residents in storm prone regions for the upcoming hurricane season. On Saturday, May 31, in preparation for the first day of hurricane season, The Home Depot will...

2014-05-13 23:06:33

On May 13, 2014, Radiant will present an educational session called “Technology Advances in Emergency and Disaster Management” at the 2014 Texas Emergency Management and Homeland Security Conference in San Antonio, Texas. This is the eighth year that Radiant has participated in the conference. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 On May 13, 2014, Radiant will present an educational session called “Technology Advances in Emergency and Disaster Management” at the 2014 Texas Emergency...

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...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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