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2014-09-05 12:22:17

CHICAGO, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe model development center of excellence at Aon Benfield, today releases the latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report, which reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during August 2014. Aon Benfield is the global reinsurance intermediary and capital advisor of Aon plc (NYSE:AON). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100719/AQ37264LOGO The report reveals that the...

2014-09-04 23:01:40

The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) raised more than $28 million over the past year to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease. CHICAGO, (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) raised more than $28 million over the past year to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease. “For 60 years, the men and women of...

2014-09-04 23:01:01

Brownells will offer special deals on emergency and preparedness products throughout September in recognition of National Preparedness Month. Montezuma, Iowa (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 September is National Preparedness Month, and Brownells is prepared to keep customers equipped with the latest information and products to keep families ready for the unforeseen. A Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) initiative, National Preparedness Month is designed to raise awareness about the...

2014-09-04 16:30:39

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDrive Inc., a leader in the online backup space, has announced hybrid cloud backup functionality enabling users to backup their important data locally as well as in the cloud. While online backup helps users recover from disasters or data losses that can impact an entire organization or household, hybrid backup solves one of the biggest pain-points in the cloud, slow restore. As internet speeds can be sluggish, hybrid backup is a great...

2014-09-03 16:22:33

Utility Participates in Several Community Events throughout the Month to Share Safety and Preparedness Information and Demonstrate Gas and Electric Hazards with Customers SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week's 6.0 magnitude earthquake in Napa County was a forceful reminder that we all live in a seismically active region. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is sharing preparedness information with customers, especially for natural disasters that are more common to...

2014-09-03 16:21:05

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The former federal chief pipeline regulator says Tuesday's recommendation by CPUC administrative law judges could have disastrous effects on Californians if accepted. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142642 Former Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) head, Brigham A. McCown, has closely followed the CPUC's actions. A vocal critic of PG&E following the 2010 San Bruno Pipeline explosion, McCown...

2014-09-03 08:24:34

Save the Children's 2014 Disaster Report Card Finds Glaring Gaps in Emergency Preparedness FAIRFIELD, Conn., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Save the Children's 2014 Disaster Report Card finds that 21 states still lack emergency plan requirements for schools and child care providers. At the same time, more than two-thirds of parents of minor children enrolled in child care or school in those states (69 percent) mistakenly assume protections are in place, according to a new national...

2014-09-02 23:03:38

Create a plan to reduce risk before disaster strikes. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) joins with the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Ready Campaign to encourage home and business owners to take time during National Preparedness Month to reduce risk and be ready before natural disasters strike. “This year’s theme: “Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare,” zeroes in on the importance of planning in...

2014-09-02 12:23:02

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross and Disney today unveiled a new disaster preparedness video, featuring Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce, to help teach kids and families the importance of preparing for natural disasters and other emergencies. The spot will run on Disney Channel as part of National Preparedness Month in September. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090108/RedCrossLOGO "When a disaster strikes, it is critical that the...

2014-09-02 12:21:00

WILMINGTON, Mass., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB:IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, announced today it has sold $1.2 million worth of trace detectors to a customer in the European Union. The units will be deployed for critical infrastructure protection and homeland security. "We won this contract in a highly competitive environment. The contract win was a result of our trace...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.