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2014-02-14 11:01:51

Experience in American Samoa could be replicated elsewhere When a tsunami struck American Samoa in 2009, indigenous institutions on the islands provided effective disaster relief that could help federal emergency managers in similar communities nationwide, according to a study from the University of Colorado Denver and the University of Hawaii at Manoa. The study found that following the tsunami, residents of the remote U.S. territory in the South Pacific relied on Fa'aSamoa or The...

2014-01-31 12:27:20

ATLANTA, Jan 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that certain Private Non-Profit Organizations (PNP) in Vermont 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 winter storms from Dec. 20 through Dec. 26, 2013. (Logo:...

2014-01-17 12:23:25

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the New Year begins, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) encourages customers to make emergency preparedness not only a resolution but one that comes with an action plan. Simple steps like preparing an emergency supply kit and making an emergency communication plan for the family can help keep loved ones connected and ready for a natural disaster. Recent catastrophic events around the world serve as a reminder that first responders may...

2014-01-15 23:03:58

As the toll rises from natural disasters in lives lost and financial damages, insurance companies and governmental agencies are taking action to encourage resilient construction able to withstand the ravages of hurricanes, tornadoes and wildfires. Defender Technologies is finding demand for its hurricane resistant construction process rising as well, locally and nationally. Gulf Shores, Alabama (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Defender Technologies LLC, based in Gulf Shores, Alabama is feeling...

2013-12-09 23:04:07

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Budget Assessment 2014. London (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 The Year of Sequestration The US Department of Homeland Security bears a heavy burden budgeting for its lengthy list of agencies. Sequestration and a sluggish economy have made Secretary Janet Napolitano’s job even more difficult. Some of the major funding requirements include new cutters, patrol boats, and an ice breaker for the...

2013-11-18 23:22:48

The total value of the Enterprise-Wide BPA is up to $53.5 million over a five year period of performance. Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Managed Care Advisors, Inc. (MCA), a woman-owned small business specializing in workers’ compensation case management services, employee benefits and disability management consulting, announced today that it was awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide enterprise-wide workers’...

2013-11-07 23:04:01

Vanguard Emergency Management, a joint venture of The Louis Berger Group, Inc., Atkins Global and Tidal Basin Government Consulting, has been awarded a contract with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for housing inspection services, valued at a maximum of $163 million per awardee. Morristown, N.J. (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Vanguard Emergency Management (Vanguard), a joint venture of The Louis Berger Group, Inc. (Louis Berger), Atkins Global and Tidal Basin Government Consulting, has...


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