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2014-08-24 16:20:25

Early damage reports from today's earthquake validate the case for simple preparations for families and small businesses to help prevent injury, property damage, and post-earthquake fires TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Aug. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing today's 6.0 magnitude Northern California earthquake, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) urges residents in 42 USGS-identified earthquake states to take immediate action to prevent injuries, property damage, and post-earthquake...

2014-08-05 08:34:14

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer Corporation today announced a $100,000 donation to the American Red Cross to support the organization's national disaster and emergency preparedness efforts across the United States. "Bayer has been a long-time supporter of the important work of the American Red Cross," said Bayer Corporation President Philip Blake. "This donation is our way of helping the American Red Cross prepare and protect communities, including those in which...

2014-07-29 23:10:38

This research outlines the billion dollar losses that climate change causes globally, cites which markets are most and least vulnerable and prepared to deal with future losses and outlines solutions to help mitigate future losses. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Smart Cube, a global professional services firm specializing in custom research and analytics, today announced the release of a comprehensive research and analysis study on the impact of natural disasters due to climate...

2014-07-29 23:10:37

Which states will need the most immediate attention when a natural disaster strikes? New research found at http://www.foodstorage.com/prepperfeed/blog/disaster-preparedness-how-does-your-state-rank/ (June 11, 2014) reveals the resilience of all 50 states based on the likelihood of a natural disaster compared to each state's level of preparedness. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Tumultuous weather is thrashing the United States on all sides, which means there is potential in...

2014-07-29 23:10:17

A brand new app was launched, which could save lives and help find missing people in the aftermath of a natural disaster, thanks to its unique way of transmitting messages to other users. Ms Myo Sandar Nwe, the developer of the Ace Medical Group announces the launch of the DisasterTalk app. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 DisasterTalk is a texting app which allows users to communicate with teams of people where cell phone masts or other transmitters are down. The app can...

2014-07-29 08:36:02

ATLANTA, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds homeowners, renters, businesses and non-profit organizations in New York of the deadline to submit disaster loan applications for damages caused by flash floods on May 15-17. The deadline to apply for a physical damage disaster loan is Aug. 18, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO Low-interest disaster loans are available in Yates County and the adjacent...

2014-07-25 23:06:39

Combination of Expertise Will Improve Healthcare Emergency Preparation, Response, and Recovery. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Beginning August 1, 2014, Wivenhoe Group, a leading security engineering, design, and vulnerability assessment consulting firm will begin a partnership with Center for Healthcare Emergency Readiness (CHCER.org) a nationally recognized Healthcare Emergency Readiness and Management firm, to develop a Healthcare Industry Emergency Readiness and Management...

2014-07-23 12:34:27

ATLANTA, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that certain Private Non-Profit Organizations (PNP) in Minnesota that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be eligible to apply for low interest rate disaster loans. These loans are available as a result of a Presidential disaster declaration for severe storms, high winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides from June 11 through July 11, 2014....

2014-07-15 23:00:50

IBHS applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 1786, a critical windstorm bill that authorizes funding for increased research that would significantly reduce the vulnerability of homes and businesses to wind-related hazards. IBHS urges the Senate to pass this bill and Congress to take the next crucial step by appropriating money to fund this critical program. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) applauds the U.S....

2014-07-07 12:30:34

Firm to Pursue Opportunities with Eligible Entities under President Obama's $1 Billion National Disaster Resilience Competition VISTA, Calif., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc., (PINK: ECOB), the manufacturer of Eco Red Shield(TM) treated wood products that protect against fire and mold, today announced that it has hired the governmental affairs firm of Gordon Thomas Honeywell Governmental Affairs (GTH-GA) to assist the company in pursuing opportunities with...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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