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2013-08-01 23:21:35

Several Missouri counties recently purchased a fleet of Juniper Systems Mesa® Rugged Notepads with a grant meant to aid with disaster management. Pettis County, MO (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Several Missouri counties recently purchased a fleet of Juniper Systems Mesa® Rugged Notepads with a grant meant to aid with disaster management. The counties—collectively comprising the Pioneer Trails Regional Planning Commission (RPC)—intend to use the Mesa in a wide variety of ways to...

2013-06-27 23:50:27

As the Atlantic Coast prepares for hurricane season, ElderBranch identified 29 nursing homes and senior living facilities in the Greater New York City area that FEMA considers to be located within “areas of high flood risk.” ElderBranch presents advice and questions for residents to ask to help keep them safe this hurricane season. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Senior citizens are particularly vulnerable to natural disasters, including hurricanes and floods. Physical...

2013-06-04 23:02:45

Obsidian Analysis, Inc. announced that Jason McNamara, former FEMA Chief of Staff, has joined the firm as Vice President. Mr. McNamara comes to Obsidian as a national leader in homeland security and emergency management. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Obsidian Analysis, Inc. announced that Mr. Jason McNamara has joined the firm as Vice President. Mr. McNamara will serve as part of Obsidian´s executive management team, overseeing projects for state and local clients as well as...

2013-05-31 23:21:55

After a report by the Mother Nature Network detailing the installation of storm-ready beachside structures and buildings by Garrison Architects, Bay Fastening Systems issues a statement of support. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 On May 31, Bay Fastening Systems applauds BKLYN Designs exhibitor Garrison Architects for constructing green, modular buildings and structures for New York City beaches that will replace ones damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. According to an article by...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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