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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...

2014-04-22 08:39:58

"Bug Out" Bags Include Emergency Items, Including Meal-Replacement Shakes, to Prepare Those in Severe Weather Prone Regions for Upcoming Storms SALT LAKE CITY, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Food Storage, a manufacturer of good tasting, high-quality gourmet meals for food storage and emergency use, today launched emergency kits specific to the needs of individuals and families in both hurricane- and tornado-prone regions. The hurricane and tornado "bug out" bags provide essentials...

2014-04-21 23:10:46

More than 200 healthcare professionals from around Colorado took part in this educational event for safety net providers. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 The 14th Annual Forum offered more than twenty hours of high quality educational programming and networking during the two and a half day event April 9th to 11th at the Sheraton Denver West in Lakewood. “We are very pleased with the success of this year’s annual Forum,” said Michelle Mills, chief executive officer at Colorado...

2014-04-14 23:07:15

With tornado season here, many Oklahoma homeowners are looking for a shelter or safe room to protect their families. Preferred Shelters has some tips to help consumers choose the best option to protect their families. Oklahoma City, Okla. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 With severe storm season upon us, many Oklahoma homeowners are considering getting some kind of shelter installed to protect their families from future tornado outbreaks. However, with so many choices on the market today, many...

2014-04-11 23:00:29

The following is a list of time-proven suggestions on how to get ready to weather the upcoming hurricane storm season from A & D Propane, Inc. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 The 2014 hurricane season is fast approaching. According to Robert Dobyns, president of A &D Propane, waiting until a tropical storm or hurricane is imminent in order to begin preparations is a bad decision. “Timely, advance preparation can protect both you and your property from harm,” Dobyns...

2014-04-10 23:23:51

Emergency Management & Incident Management Market research report majorly focuses on the type of systems and platforms, simulation and training tools, incident and emergency services which are being used in the management. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/incident-emergency-management-market-1280.html) (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The report "Emergency Management and Incident Management Market [Web-EOC, Geospatial, ENS, Surveillance, CBRNE, HAZMAT, BCDR, DBMS, Warning...

2014-04-01 23:02:02

Widely Adopted Dynamic Emergency Preparedness Guides Available to Northwest’s Students, Faculty and Staff via In Case of Crisis Mobile App Herndon, VA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Making critical emergency information available via mobile devices campus-wide, Irving Burton Associates’ In Case of Crisis today announced that Northwest Missouri State University (Northwest) has widely adopted its emergency preparedness mobile app for Northwest’s students, faculty and staff. With more than...

2014-03-29 23:04:52

The Leading Physicians of the World is now partnering with FEMA to offer disaster preparedness training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Alabama. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Targeted for physicians in every healthcare specialty, The Leading Physicians of the World is now partnering with FEMA to offer disaster preparedness training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Alabama. This training is in its development stages and is always looking for new participants....

2014-03-28 00:23:39

BANGKOK, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thailand will be the proud host of the first ever ASIAN DISASTER RISK REDUCTION EXPO (ADRE) which will be held in Bangkok at the IMPACT exhibition Center, from 4-7 November. ADRE is fully supported by the Bangkok Administration and Bangkok Fire. The exhibition will comprise an Expo, Conference, and Networking Event focused on one of the most important areas in the world today - natural and man-made disasters. The need for such an event is now...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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