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2014-05-28 12:36:21

Company's All-Hazards Approach Aids in Preparing for, Responding to Natural and Man-Made Events NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With this spring's severe storms and the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season's official arrival on June 1, Verizon's nationwide networks and the teams that operate them are prepared to continue serving consumers, businesses and government customers. Verizon, which operates highly advanced and reliable wireline and wireless networks, regularly reviews and...

2014-05-27 23:01:33

On Sunday, June 1st, more than 1,500 elementary and middle school girls, their parents, friends and family will participate in Spring Girls on the Run 5K in Flemington, NJ. Hyper-Reach – a national provider of emergency alert services to public safety officials – is providing free emergency alert services to the Girls on the Run organization for the event. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 On Sunday, June 1st, more than 1,500 elementary and middle school girls, their parents,...

2014-05-27 12:34:00

ServiceMaster Restore Aims to Ensure Homeowners Aren't Caught off Guard in a Hurricane by Providing Expert Tips on How to Prepare and Respond MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the last 10 years, hurricanes have caused more than $300 billion in damage to homes and businesses, affecting tens of millions of Americans. In recognition of National Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 25-May 31), ServiceMaster Restore is arming consumers with the know-how to protect themselves, their...

2014-05-27 08:30:13

Independent Federal Agency To Release New Report At May 27 Briefing WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report by the National Council on Disability (NCD), an independent federal agency, examines the accessibility of communication before, during, and after emergencies for people with sensory disabilities (deaf, hard of hearing, blind, low-vision, deaf-blind, and speech disabilities) as well as people with intellectual, developmental, and/or psychiatric...

2014-05-22 23:14:57

New emergency response services and security management solutions introduced. Garden City and Uniondale, New York (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 World Wide Security Group will be a sponsor of the Long Island and New York City Emergency Management Conference 2014 in Uniondale, New York on May 28-29 at the Long Island Marriott Uniondale. Focusing on emergency management and response World Wide Security Group is introducing Life Button 24’s new GPS emergency response system and app with features...

2014-05-22 23:12:49

Holiday weekend takes back seat to disaster response for vet-led group. Los Angeles (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 While many Americans are making Memorial Day plans for the beach, barbeques or parades, dozens of Team Rubicon volunteers will continue tornado clean-up efforts in Arkansas and Nebraska. For the members of the veteran-led disaster relief organization, there’s no other place they’d rather be—even though many missed last year’s holiday responding to tornadoes in Oklahoma....

2014-05-19 16:22:22

BOSTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HX Global's new Travel Oracle mobile app provides an instant lifeline for business travelers and expatriate employees as well as access to critical information and support, before and during their travels. Key features include an instantly accessible Mayday call, automated personal tracking, online storage of all travel documents, instant news reports of unrest pushed to impacted travelers, e-learning travel security certification and destination...

2014-05-16 12:30:30

FCC Filings Submitted by Groups Representing 911, Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, EMS, Public Safety, Deaf/Hard of Hearing, and Public Health WASHINGTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A unified front of the nation's leading public safety and public health organizations submitted comments this week in support of a proposed Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rule to help emergency responders more quickly and accurately find 911 callers using wireless phones from indoor locations....

2014-05-16 12:23:07

Progress Report Shows Help and Support One Year After Deadly Storms WASHINGTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today released a progress report on its work to help people and communities in Oklahoma rebuild and recover since a series of deadly tornadoes hit the state last May. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090108/RedCrossLOGO The Oklahoma Tornados One-Year Update describes the response of the Red Cross immediately after the storms, its work to support...

2014-05-15 23:14:09

Survival-Emergency-Preparedness-Kits comments on the recent tornadoes in the Midwest that destroyed hundreds of homes. This international marketing company and exporter, together with their Natural Living Store, specialize in distributing some of the highest quality emergency survival kits and natural living products in the industries. (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 On April 29th, Business Insider posted about the destruction that wrecked Arkansas which shows the images of hundreds of houses that...


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