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2014-08-18 23:09:52

Veteran Led Disaster Response Group Encourages Continued Service Los Angeles, Calif. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Team Rubicon, a veteran-led disaster relief organization, joins with aid agencies across the world to enlist awareness of World Humanitarian Day, Tuesday Aug. 19. World Humanitarian Day commemorates those who have lost their lives in humanitarian service and celebrates the spirit that inspires humanitarian work around the world. “Even in the worst crises, there are those who put...

2014-08-18 12:31:24

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eGlobalTech (eGT), a leading provider in management and IT consulting services for the Federal Government, was awarded a task order by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide project management support services, project artifact development, artifact organization, and configuration management for DHS OneNet. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130509/MM11093LOGO About eGlobalTecheGlobalTech (eGT) is a woman-owned...

2014-08-13 00:20:37

VANCOUVER, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Goldgroup Mining Inc. ("Goldgroup" or the "Company") (TSX:GGA, OTC:GGAZF, BMV SIX:GGAN.MX) is pleased to announce the closing of the first of two tranches of its previously announced non-brokered private placement financing. Pursuant to the first tranche, Goldgroup issued 5,535,909 units at a price of CAD$0.20 per unit and as a result received gross proceeds of CAD$1,107,182. Each unit consists of one common share and one-half of one...

2014-08-11 08:21:01

WILMINGTON, Mass., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to a press release/general solicitation by the class action law firm, Levi & Korsinsky, LLP, Glenn D. Bolduc, CEO of Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, said today: "Levi & Korsinsky's press release/solicitation identifies no grounds whatsoever for an investigation of Implant Sciences or its board of directors. The...

2014-08-10 23:01:02

Telecom & Data's Enhanced Firebar /Crash Net System gets the right people to the right place quickly. (PRWEB) August 10, 2014 Airports Need Targeted Emergency Communication: Enhanced Firebar /Crash Net System Gets the Right People to the Right Place Quickly Time, speed and technology are all variables when an airport goes into crisis mode, be it crash and rescue, a police emergency, or man-made or natural disaster. Kirksville, Missouri Regional Airport General Manager Glenn...

2014-08-07 23:10:37

The Center for Health Affairs has been awarded $876,521 in hospital emergency preparedness funds through the Ohio Department of Health and the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), the division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services responsible for responding to and preparing for public health emergencies for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The Center for Health Affairs has been awarded $876,521 in hospital emergency...

2014-08-07 23:08:30

In a realistic active shooter drill at WVSU, campus officials and law enforcement teamed up to test the campus emergency response plan. The drill also tested WVSU’s Emergency Notification System powered by leading mass communications provider Regroup. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 On July 25, 2014 as part of new campus safety procedures approved earlier in the year, West Virginia State University (WVSU) teamed up with members of the West Virginia State Police,...

2014-08-07 12:20:53

NORFOLK, Va., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First responders from nine states took part in a Norfolk Southern-sponsored crude-by-rail emergency response class recently at the Association of American Railroads' Security and Emergency Response Training Center (SERTC) in Pueblo, Colo. The event marked the latest in Norfolk Southern's ongoing efforts to facilitate rail-focused training for emergency personnel across its operating system. Forty responders from Pennsylvania, Ohio,...

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...

2014-08-01 23:06:45

Emergency preparedness application will give key school personnel and first responders access to critical facility information, floor plans, schematics, digital imagery, and other resources, while evacuation plans will assist the schools with providing safe learning and working environments. Centerville, MA (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 BeSafe Technologies, Inc., is pleased to announce that it has been awarded several contracts with colleges in New England to secure their campuses and develop...


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