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2013-10-16 08:22:17

TAYLOR, Mich., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As we reflect on the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, one of the deadliest weather events in U.S. history, Atlas Oil Emergency Fueling Solutions (Atlas Oil EFS) extends emergency preparedness tips to mission critical health care facilities. Atlas Oil Executive Vice President Bob Kenyon provided the tips as part of the company's reflection on the storm's anniversary. According to a City of New York Government report on Superstorm...

2013-10-15 23:25:04

First-of-Its-Kind Mobile App Provides Students, Faculty and Staff Actionable Emergency Guidance at their Fingertips Herndon, VA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Pushing the technology envelope into emergency preparedness, In Case of Crisis, a mobile emergency response and business continuity solution, announced today that George Mason University has rolled out its mobile app solution to students, faculty and staff. With more than 32,000 students, 800 acres and four separate campuses, George Mason...

2013-10-15 12:26:46

Emergency Departments across Michigan are better prepared to handle a disaster today than they were seven years ago, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study. The study found that 84 percent of emergency departments said they are more prepared to handle a terrorist attack or natural disaster than they were in 2005. They've also enhanced their preparedness efforts by adding decontamination rooms, stockpiling antidotes for nerve gas and cyanide, and storing more respiratory protection...

2013-10-15 08:35:59

National Study Finds Concerted Effort to Meet Diverse Public Communication Needs, Address Complacency with Broader Approaches UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As mobile technologies and social media channels continue to penetrate Americans' communications behaviors, emergency managers are working diligently to ensure emergency communications keep pace. This is one of the findings from the 2013 Federal Signal Public Safety Survey, which examines some of the greatest...

2013-10-09 23:33:43

Learn exactly how Prepare Magazine is helping individuals, businesses, organizations and agencies be better prepared for both natural and man-made disasters BEFORE they happen. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 During the next live episode of the Code Red! radio show specifically dedicated to personal security, safety and emergency preparedness issues across America and around the world, host Alfred McComber's special featured guest will be Joseph Miller, Founder and Chief...

2013-10-09 23:04:05

e-ternity’s Black Belt Business Continuity Maturity model grades a company’s disaster preparedness level compared to other similar organizations. Mississauga, ON (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 e-ternity Business Continuity Consultants, a leading consulting services organization that provides monthly cloud-based services that guarantee business continuance to customers internationally, today announced the release of the industry’s first business continuity grading system. For the first...

2013-10-07 12:26:57

Remarks Focus on Advancing Resilience through Policy Leadership, Social Value and Open Source Information TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) President and CEO Leslie Chapman-Henderson delivered remarks at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters Friday in New York as part of a panel entitled "Resilient Design - To Build or Not to Build?". Her address offered an in-depth look at fostering a 'culture of prevention' through policy...

2013-10-04 23:01:24

The Great California Shake Out’s large-scale earthquake drill to teach preparedness and safety to over 7 million participants in several states. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 ICE Safety Solutions will participate in The Great California Shake Out at 10:17 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17. Over 7.7 million people are expected to participate in the annual event around the West Coast. The Great California Shake Out is a large scale earthquake drill designed to educate the public about how...

2013-09-29 23:03:16

Dramatic increase in events warrants concern. (PRWEB) September 29, 2013 From September 11th to the flooding in Colorado, the events of the last dozen years have made it clear that family preparedness for any disaster is of vast importance. While no one wants to think about the possibility of a disaster striking at home, knowing what to do during crucial early hours and having the right tools available can greatly improve your odds of weathering the storm, whether natural or manmade....

2013-09-26 23:36:13

September is National Preparedness Month. In order to commemorate it, PHI Emergency Management has announces a 5 percent discount on all PHI Preparedness products sold on Amazon.com. Newmarket, NH (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 September is National Preparedness Month. In order to commemorate it, PHI Emergency Management has announced a 5 percent discount on all PHI Preparedness products sold on Amazon.com. Ralph Huber, President of PHI, made the announcement after the September...