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2014-05-02 23:03:53

The House Homeland Security Committee (HHSC) has determined that all overrun costs must be reported to Congress and approved. US Federal Contractor Registration currently helps businesses market to the federal government to win contracts and awards. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been under some scrutiny due to acquisition project overruns. The House Homeland Security Committee (HHSC) has determined that all overrun costs must be...

2014-05-01 23:15:51

HSEM Region 2’s DLAN system is a shared regional solution jointly administered and operated by a diverse set of 17 municipal entities; although all of these users have distinct emergency management issues to address, their DLAN system gives them a common platform to help solve all their needs. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 While deployed to New York State during hurricanes Sandy and Irene, several HSEM Region 2 Minnesota IMAT teams were impressed with the state’s emergency...

2014-05-01 16:37:01

ATLANTA, Ga., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Emergency Visions, Inc. (EVI), the leading provider of cloud and mobile enabled Disaster Resource Management (DRM) solutions, announces they will be co-hosting a webinar with Carahsoft on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014. The webinar, titled "Building Earthquake Resilience Through Technology", will feature guest speaker, Brent Woodworth of the Los Angeles Emergency Preparedness Foundation and the Community Stakeholder Network of Los Angeles. Photo -...

2014-05-01 16:31:04

$100 thousand cash, $58 million in medical material made available for relief effort SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emergency aid from medical aid organization Direct Relief arrived Wednesday at two clinics in Arkansas treating people affected by this week's deadly series of tornadoes in the South and Midwest - the most destructive outbreak of the year. The organization also announced it is making available an initial $100,000 in cash and its current...

2014-04-30 23:09:30

Company to Showcase Comprehensive Line of Absorbent Solutions Milwaukee, Wis. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Brady (NYSE:BRC), a global leader in industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, today announced it will attend the International Oil Spill Conference 2014. The event will take place May 5-8, 2014, at the Savannah Convention Center in Savannah, Georgia. Brady SPC will exhibit at booth #714. At the show, Brady SPC will showcase a variety of absorbent and spill containment...

2014-04-29 23:12:33

Veteran-led disaster group responds to storms, encourages public preparedness as severe weather threatens 75 million. Los Angeles (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Team Rubicon, a veteran-led disaster relief organization, has launched Operation: Rising Eagle to support communities affected by the deadly tornado outbreak in Arkansas. A reconnaissance team has deployed to Faulkner County, Ark., to gather more information, mobilize resources, and connect with local emergency management agencies while...

FEMA Launches Campaign To Prepare Americans For Natural Disasters
2014-04-29 07:54:27

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A collaborative campaign has been launched to prepare Americans for natural disasters. The campaign – called “America’s PrepareAthon!” – encourages people around the country to practice preparedness now before the next disaster or national emergency strikes. America’s PrepareAthon! is directed as part of President Obama’s Presidential Policy Directive 8: National Preparedness and is being led by the Federal Emergency...

2014-04-28 23:05:37

Hyper-Reach is donating emergency alert services for the Girls on the Run 5K, in Huntersville, NC on Saturday, May 3. This will allow event organizers to send out alerts to everyone who signs up for the service by Friday, May 2, at no cost to either organizers or attendees. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 This Saturday, May 3, more than 7,000 elementary and middle school girls, their parents, friends and family will gather in Huntersville for the Girls on the Run 5K. And if they...

2014-04-28 16:33:38

LAFAYETTE, La., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with PetroQuest Energy's (NYSE: PQ) release of its first quarter 2014 financial results, you are invited to listen to its conference call with management that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern time. The Company will release its results before the market opens on May 6, 2014. What: PetroQuest Energy, Inc. 2014 First Quarter Earnings Conference...

2014-04-28 12:36:21

As severe weather threat continues, people should prepare and use free app alerts WASHINGTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is helping people in Arkansas and several other states affected by Sunday's devastating tornadoes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090108/RedCrossLOGO More than 200 people spent Sunday night in shelters in Arkansas that were opened or supported by Red Cross workers. The Red Cross is also providing health and mental...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
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