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2013-04-22 16:25:42

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Healthcare professionals from across Pennsylvania are better prepared to respond to major natural or manmade disasters following an intensive, week-long training at the federal Centers for Domestic Preparedness in Alabama. One hundred forty-three professionals from public health entities, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and hospitals attended the training April 15-19. "The Pennsylvania contingent was the largest group ever...

2013-04-19 12:21:57

Steps Everyone Can Take to Prepare for a Terrorist Attack SEATTLE, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Americans recently watched tragedy strike during "The Boston Marathon". This terrorist event left millions of citizens concerned about their family's personal safety and wondering what they should do to plan and protect themselves, as well as their communities. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130419/CG97952) "Those answers are at your fingertips", said Rob Stern,...

2013-04-02 16:22:52

ATLANTA, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that certain Private Non-Profit Organizations in Rhode Island 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 Public Assistance resulting from damages caused by severe winter storm and snowstorm on Feb. 8-9, 2013. (Logo:...

2013-03-28 23:02:19

Lt. General Russel R. Honoré US Army (Ret.) has joined the Chef 5 Minute Meals team as an advisor. Johnson City, TN (PRWEB) March 28, 2013 Lt. General Russel R. Honoré US Army (Ret.) has joined the Chef 5 Minute Meals team as an advisor. After his more than 37 years of service to his country, General Honoré has dedicated himself to creating a culture of preparedness in America. How better to do that than to join forces as an advisor to emergency food provider Chef 5...

2013-03-27 23:00:52

FlowStop´s new, free FEMA Grant-Writing Success Tips Guide helps fire departments, HazMat teams, emergency crews and other first-responders get FlowStop — making dikes, sandbags, and other options obsolete. The inflatable pipe plug manages flow control, spill response and flushing of hazardous liquids to prevent environmental damage. Denver, North Carolina (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 When dangerous accidents happen, FlowStop handles spill control, containment and remediation more...

2013-03-27 08:23:29

Harris Interactive Survey reveals even after hurricane experience, majority of families do not plan to take critical mitigation steps before the next severe storm. New Mitigation 2.0 tools will replace "old school" methods and make hurricane preparedness easier, faster and more convenient. NEW ORLEANS, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the 2013 National Hurricane Conference continues this week, the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® introduced Mitigation 2.0 --- a...

2013-03-25 12:25:23

Rowdy House Music raises our awareness about government waste and corruption STATELINE, Nev., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year millions of Americans are impacted by hurricanes, most recently Hurricane Sandy. And every government response seems to be plagued by FEMA bungling, political pork and red tape. Red tape caused workers contracted by FEMA, as well as tons of supplies to sit idle - at the cost of millions to taxpayers while workers from out of state were...

2013-03-18 23:01:22

Obsidian Analysis, Inc. (http://www.obsidiandc.com) announced today that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has selected the company to perform a comprehensive risk-informed and performance-based assessment of radiological emergency response programs. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 Obsidian Analysis, Inc. announced today that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has selected the company to perform a comprehensive risk-informed and performance-based assessment of radiological...

2013-03-13 20:22:25

Honor Bestowed at Esri Federal GIS Conference for Superstorm Sandy Response REDLANDS, Calif., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) efforts to assist after the destruction of Superstorm Sandy--including its first-of-its-kind mapping platform, the GeoPlatform--were recognized by Esri at its annual Federal GIS Conference held in Washington, DC, February 25-27. The company honored FEMA with its prestigious Making a Difference Award, which...

2013-03-12 23:02:38

Receives FCC approval and FEMA Compliance for TFT EAS911+, providing advanced encoding, decoding, logging and text messaging capabilities of EAS and CAP alerts. Clearwater, Florida (PRWEB) March 12, 2013 TFT, Inc., today announced the release of its advanced solution for encoding, decoding and dissemination of EAS/CAP alert messages by Radio and Television Broadcasters and Cable Operators. The FCC granted Type-Certification to the TFT EAS911+ EAS/CAP system. FEMA has tested and declared...