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2013-10-29 23:25:42

Leading Emergency Response Mobile App Offers Best Practices at IAEM Annual Conference Herndon, VA and Reno (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Addressing the needs of today’s emergency management professionals, In Case of Crisis, a mobile emergency response and business continuity solution, today advises educational institutions and businesses to ensure their emergency response plans are actionable and universally available. Participating in the International Association of Emergency Managers...

2013-10-22 23:22:10

A new FM Global report suggests there are some key lessons chief executives can learn to prepare for the impact of extreme weather events and other natural disasters. Johnston, RI (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 As the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaches, CEOs need to take natural disaster risk more seriously according to a newly released white paper “Prepare for the Expected: Achieving Business Resiliency in an Era of Severe Natural Disasters” from FM Global, one of the world’s...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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