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2014-07-08 12:21:23

ActivPoint(TM) mobile app provides safety on the go EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NC4 Inc., a leader in revolutionizing safety and security, announced today the general availability of its newest offering ActivPoint((TM)). ActivPoint leverages smart phones' GPS and related technologies to capture precise position data in NC4 Risk Center, and capitalizes on the hallmark profiling capability of NC4 Risk Center to deliver timely, relevant intelligence to GPS assisted devices....

2014-07-07 20:22:19

ARLINGTON, Va., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Guardian, the international security and emergency evacuation firm has added Ghana to the list of countries where it provides personnel tracking, emergency response, security, intelligence, medical support, and evacuation services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140707/124890 The firm's security and emergency response coverage includes Ghana's largest cities and most popular tourist destinations including Accra, Kumasi,...

2014-07-07 12:28:40

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fun outdoors this summer can turn downright dangerous and result in a trip to the emergency department for kids and parents who are not careful. Each year, nearly 12 million children and adolescents under 18 years old visit the ER for injury-related reasons. "Kids are playing outdoors, being active, playing sports and getting exercise and that's the way it should be," said Dr. Alex Rosenau, president of the American College of Emergency...

2014-07-03 08:25:26

BUFFALO, N.Y., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to campus and regional flooding encountered during Hurricanes Irene & Lee, emergency managers at Colgate University identified that they needed an emergency management system to allow key staff members to share information and coordinate their response. Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) was the logical choice to meet these needs because Colgate University emergency managers were already familiar with DisasterLAN (DLAN)...

2014-07-01 23:01:21

Senior executives and CEOs from the property/casualty industry also joined talks. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 A group of property/casualty insurance senior executives and CEOs, including Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) CEO Julie Rochman, met with senior White House officials last week to discuss resilience, property mitigation, and related issues. “As the property insurance industry’s building science research arm, IBHS is very focused on mitigating homes...

2014-07-01 04:20:56

TOKYO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a series of side events to the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction held in Bangkok, Thailand, from June 22 to 26, 2014, The Nippon Foundation and other global organizations, including Rehabilitation International, DiDRRN, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), jointly called for the promotion of disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction. Responding to their call, the...

2014-06-30 23:13:37

Partnership Means Easier Access and Increased Adoption to Dynamic Emergency Management Plans and Procedures for Colleges’ Students, Faculty, Staff and Community Herndon, Va (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 In a move to create safer college campus experiences nationwide, Irving Burton Associates’ In Case of Crisis today announced that its emergency preparedness mobile app has been integrated into Mosaic, a mobile app platform from Blackboard, a global leader in education technology. The joint...

2014-06-30 23:12:53

Shane Michaels releases a review of Home Survival Course, a step-by-step family survival guide developed by Joe Marshall. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Home Survival Course, Joe Marshall’s latest guide for family survival in the midst of natural disasters, terrorist incidents, and more, has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. “Home Survival Course not only tells people what to do in the midst of a disaster, but it also educates people on...

2014-06-30 23:07:29

Assistance Critical to Enabling Red Cross to Respond to Disasters in the United States Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The American Red Cross today recognized National Grid USA, headquartered in Waltham, MA, for its support of Red Cross disaster response work through the Annual Disaster Giving Program. Members of the Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program pledge donations on an ongoing basis, in advance of major disasters, to help the Red Cross ensure an immediate response to meet...

2014-06-30 23:07:07

NY and NJ Fire Equipment Company Offer Hurricane Preparedness Tips Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 With June signifying the start of a 6 month long hurricane season coupled with some harsh weather during hurricane season in recent years, NY and NJ fire equipment company All Hands Fire Equipment offers some strategies to help families prepare and react sagely in case of a hurricane or other severe weather. Donald Colarusso, of AllHandsFireEquipment.com says, “Not only is it hurricane...


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