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2014-06-24 16:26:29

Satellite Solutions Ensure Emergency Preparedness, Response and Restoration GERMANTOWN, Md., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced the availability of Hughes Emergency Solutions to help businesses and government offices prepare for the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, which officially began June 1. The satellite solutions, which include emergency response, continuity of operations...

2014-06-18 08:20:57

PALM BEACH, Fla., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Digital Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: GDSI), a company that is positioning itself as a leader in providing cyber arms manufacturing and complementary security and technology solutions, today announced the acquisition of North American Custom Specialty Vehicles, LLC (NACSV), a leading builder of mobile command/communications and specialty vehicles for emergency management, first responders, national security and law enforcement operations. In...

2014-06-17 23:13:59

My-EOP™ is a mobile application which allows organizations to share their custom emergency plans with staff members through mobile devices, with or without cellular connectivity. The app is ideal for sharing emergency response and preparedness plans, radio interoperability information, community response plans, and any other information that would be beneficial by being in an easy to access, quick reference format. Shawnee Mission, Kan. (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Guest Communications...

Biomarkers May Determine How Long Oil Lingers In The Environment
2014-06-13 12:40:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill isn’t visible on the surface of the ocean, it continues to wash ashore in the form of small “patties” of oil and sand. In an attempt to analyze and learn about this oil, researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts have developed a system for determining the source and fate of petroleum hydrocarbons in the environment, according to a new report...

2014-06-12 16:22:39

VANCOUVER, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Goldgroup Mining Inc. ("Goldgroup" or the "Company") (TSX:GGA, OTC:GGAZF, BMV SIX:GGAN.MX) held its annual and special meeting of shareholders in Vancouver, B.C. on June 11, 2014. At the meeting, all director nominees listed in the Company's management information circular dated May 7, 2014, were elected as directors of the Company. The results are as follows: Nominee Votes For % For Votes Withheld %...

2014-06-12 04:21:50

Prep2Bless and World Vision Sponsor Free Family Training & Expo PLANO, Texas, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When tornadoes come to town, does your family know what to do? To help North Texans prepare for severe weather and other emergencies, World Vision is sponsoring a Prep2Bless Emergency Preparedness Training/Expo, Saturday, June 21st 8:30-1:00pm in Plano. "Prep2Bless is a free event with hands-on-training for the whole family," says Lynn Scarborough, Director of Prep2Bless....

2014-06-11 12:28:15

Massive medical pre-positioning effort spans nine U.S. states, nine countries at risk of storms SANTA BARBARA, Calif., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the 2014 hurricane season officially underway, humanitarian organization Direct Relief has expanded its extensive medical pre-positioning efforts to safeguard dozens of communities in the U.S. and internationally that are particularly vulnerable to storm-related health risks....

2014-06-11 00:22:40

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is launching six free Spanish-language apps for disasters and home emergencies with simple lifesaving information that will help keep families safe. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090108/RedCrossLOGO "The free Red Cross Spanish-language apps make mobile devices a lifeline for emergency information for families," said Dom Tolli, vice president, product development, Preparedness, Health and Safety...

2014-06-10 23:08:47

Dynamic Emergency Management Plans and Procedures Will Be Delivered to Providence College’s On-Campus and Off-Campus Students, Faculty, Staff and Community via Mobile Devices Herndon, Va. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Irving Burton Associates’ In Case of Crisis today announced that Providence College has selected its emergency preparedness mobile app. Launching during the fall of 2014, In Case of Crisis will provide Providence College’s 5000+ faculty, staff and students – living on or...

2014-06-10 20:21:02

CAMARILLO, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SAFER Systems, the world's leading chemical emergency response solutions provider, is proud to announce the debut of SAFER Mobile Response(TM). SAFER Mobile is a smartphone and tablet supported application that integrates the trusted 2012 Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG2012) with the power of Google Maps(TM), Google Traffic(TM), and live weather updates and forecasting. The app puts crucial data at the fingertips of first responders...


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