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2014-08-29 23:10:47

New program facilitates the creation of formal documentation describing the district's policies and procedures in the face of any type of emergency. Centerville, MA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 BeSafe Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce that it recently implemented a new All Hazard School Security and Safety Portal Program for the Greenwich Public School District in Connecticut. BeSafe worked with Greenwich school officials to develop a tool and methodology that could be used to...

2014-08-25 23:01:33

Employees from Omega Protein Corporation’s Reedville, Virginia facility partnered with Northern Neck Food Bank over the weekend, gleaning nearly three tons of produce from local farms to help feed those in need. It’s a valued community service for the Eastern Virginia food pantry network, where access to fresh, nutritious produce is often rare for regional residents living at or below the poverty line. Reedville, VA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 On Saturday, Omega Protein employees teamed...

2014-08-18 23:09:52

Veteran Led Disaster Response Group Encourages Continued Service Los Angeles, Calif. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Team Rubicon, a veteran-led disaster relief organization, joins with aid agencies across the world to enlist awareness of World Humanitarian Day, Tuesday Aug. 19. World Humanitarian Day commemorates those who have lost their lives in humanitarian service and celebrates the spirit that inspires humanitarian work around the world. “Even in the worst crises, there are those who put...

2014-08-15 23:04:12

Malteser International announces $500k matching grant challenge. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Malteser International is responding to the acute humanitarian crisis in Iraq, where hundreds of thousands of people – mainly Christian and other religious minorities – have fled persecution by the extremist group Islamic State (IS). The relief agency of the Sovereign Order of Malta announced today a pledge of $500,000 to match gifts from U.S. donors dollar for dollar. “Helping the...

2014-08-07 23:10:37

The Center for Health Affairs has been awarded $876,521 in hospital emergency preparedness funds through the Ohio Department of Health and the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), the division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services responsible for responding to and preparing for public health emergencies for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The Center for Health Affairs has been awarded $876,521 in hospital emergency...

2014-08-04 16:27:50

Interviews from FutureFood 2050 share scientific, entrepreneurial, and cultural perspectives on the food security and nutrition challenges facing Africa, including insights from Nobel Peace Prize Winner and former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan CHICAGO, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As President Obama welcomes leaders from Africa to Washington, D.C. this week for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the latest FutureFood 2050 interview series, a publishing initiative from the...

2014-08-01 23:06:45

Emergency preparedness application will give key school personnel and first responders access to critical facility information, floor plans, schematics, digital imagery, and other resources, while evacuation plans will assist the schools with providing safe learning and working environments. Centerville, MA (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 BeSafe Technologies, Inc., is pleased to announce that it has been awarded several contracts with colleges in New England to secure their campuses and develop...

2014-07-29 23:10:37

Which states will need the most immediate attention when a natural disaster strikes? New research found at http://www.foodstorage.com/prepperfeed/blog/disaster-preparedness-how-does-your-state-rank/ (June 11, 2014) reveals the resilience of all 50 states based on the likelihood of a natural disaster compared to each state's level of preparedness. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Tumultuous weather is thrashing the United States on all sides, which means there is potential in...

2014-07-29 23:03:55

Drug and alcohol addiction treatment center employees provide and serve meal for homeless families. Reseda, Calif (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Los Angeles based drug and alcohol rehab, The Discovery House recently participated in a community program that helps homeless families in the San Fernando Valley. The group of volunteers partnered with the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission to provide a hot meal to individuals in need. The San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission offers emergency shelter...

2014-07-25 23:06:39

Combination of Expertise Will Improve Healthcare Emergency Preparation, Response, and Recovery. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Beginning August 1, 2014, Wivenhoe Group, a leading security engineering, design, and vulnerability assessment consulting firm will begin a partnership with Center for Healthcare Emergency Readiness (CHCER.org) a nationally recognized Healthcare Emergency Readiness and Management firm, to develop a Healthcare Industry Emergency Readiness and Management...


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