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2014-09-15 08:23:19

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Weather Service Employees Organization, which represents the forecasters and technicians at the National Weather Service, the civilian crews of the nation's hurricane hunter aircraft, as well as the government's hurricane researchers today endorsed James Lee Witt for Congress in the 4(th) Congressional District of Arkansas. The union's members staff the NWS's 122 Weather Forecast Offices nationwide, the National...

2014-09-12 23:06:29

In recognition of National Preparedness Month, Safety Services Company is offering complimentary online emergency preparedness training to all U.S. employers. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 In recognition of National Preparedness Month, Safety Services Company is offering complimentary online emergency preparedness training to all U.S. employers. September 2014 marks the 11th annual National Preparedness Month, sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency of the U.S....

2014-09-09 12:22:40

September is National Preparedness Month, sponsored by FEMA MILWAUKEE, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly one in four U.S. adults had to endure a power outage lasting 12 hours or longer in the last two years, according to a 2014 Harris Poll survey conducted on behalf of Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG). Of those who were forced to go that long without power, 66 percent said they were motivated to prepare better for future emergency situations....

2014-09-08 23:10:22

In time for Emergency Preparedness Month, LuminAID light provides tips for what to include in an emergency kit. The LuminAID is an innovative solar-powered inflatable light that can be charged in the sun during the day, providing up to 16 hours of LED light at night. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Late summer brings unpredictable weather, even hurricanes and tropical storms. If you’re lucky, you may have a few days to prepare before a disaster strikes, but in most emergency...

2014-09-05 16:22:09

Events in all Five Boroughs Encourage New Yorkers to 'Be Disaster Aware, Make a Plan to Prepare' NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty five percent of New Yorkers do not feel prepared for an emergency, such as a natural disaster, fire, power outage or act of terrorism according to a 2013 survey conducted by the New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM). September is National Preparedness Month (NPM) and a new public service advertising (PSA) campaign is launching today to...

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...

2014-09-01 23:04:12

Be disaster aware, take action to prepare Los Angeles, Calif. (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Team Rubicon, a veteran-led disaster relief organization, is proud to be participating in the annual National Preparedness Month in September, sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Ready Campaign. National Preparedness Month is a nationwide effort encouraging individuals, families, businesses, first responders, and communities to work together and take action to prepare for...

2014-08-28 08:25:09

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) And Ad Council Release New PSAs As Part Of The National Ready Campaign To Encourage Families To Create A Plan WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty percent of Americans have not discussed or developed an emergency plan for family members about where to go and what to do in the event of a local disaster, according to a 2014 national survey conducted by the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)....

2014-07-30 23:15:02

Miami’s community bank for 40 years wishes their customers and community to be safe and well prepared for the 2014 hurricane season. Miami, Fl (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 As the 2014 hurricane season begins to take full force on our nation’s coastlines, Continental National Bank is encouraging customers to prepare for the hurricane season by staying informed, assessing their home’s risk, and developing emergency plans to protect against a potential storm. “Preparation is key to ensuring...

2014-07-23 12:34:27

ATLANTA, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that certain Private Non-Profit Organizations (PNP) in Minnesota that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be eligible to apply for low interest rate disaster loans. These loans are available as a result of a Presidential disaster declaration for severe storms, high winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides from June 11 through July 11, 2014....


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