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2014-05-20 08:35:40

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a major effort to accelerate progress in the global fight against hunger and malnutrition, NGO alliance InterAction and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) have forged a first-of-its-kind agreement designed to leverage the unique assets of NGOs for greater impact. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121101/DC04603LOGO Unveiled Monday on Capitol Hill, the three-year agreement provides a framework for the U.S....

2014-05-15 23:14:09

Survival-Emergency-Preparedness-Kits comments on the recent tornadoes in the Midwest that destroyed hundreds of homes. This international marketing company and exporter, together with their Natural Living Store, specialize in distributing some of the highest quality emergency survival kits and natural living products in the industries. (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 On April 29th, Business Insider posted about the destruction that wrecked Arkansas which shows the images of hundreds of houses that...

2014-05-13 23:06:33

On May 13, 2014, Radiant will present an educational session called “Technology Advances in Emergency and Disaster Management” at the 2014 Texas Emergency Management and Homeland Security Conference in San Antonio, Texas. This is the eighth year that Radiant has participated in the conference. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 On May 13, 2014, Radiant will present an educational session called “Technology Advances in Emergency and Disaster Management” at the 2014 Texas Emergency...

2014-05-09 23:04:15

The 24th Annual Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) Conference is expected to bring over 500 participants to Indianapolis during the week of May 12 representing nationwide leadership from faith-based, community and other non-profit organizations, as well as from local, state and federal emergency management agencies and government organizations. The conference will take place at the JW Marriott, providing opportunities for continuing education, community service, and...

2014-05-09 20:23:05

CLASSY Awards and United Nations Foundation Announce 8 Nonprofit Winners Live on Stage FARGO, N.D., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CLASSY Awards, in partnership with the United Nations Foundation, announced eight Winners live on stage this past weekend at the 5(th) Annual CLASSY Awards Ceremony. More than 3,600 organizations worldwide were evaluated during a yearlong research process. The winners were selected by the Leadership Council, a prestigious board of 100+ leaders and experts in the...

2014-05-07 23:03:30

Video and photographs from testing conducted at the organization’s unique Research Center are part of the National Building Museum’s newest exhibit. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) is proud to announce that video and photographs from testing conducted at the organization’s unique Research Center are part of the National Building Museum’s newest exhibit, Designing for Disaster, which opens to the public on May 11....

2014-05-01 23:15:51

HSEM Region 2’s DLAN system is a shared regional solution jointly administered and operated by a diverse set of 17 municipal entities; although all of these users have distinct emergency management issues to address, their DLAN system gives them a common platform to help solve all their needs. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 While deployed to New York State during hurricanes Sandy and Irene, several HSEM Region 2 Minnesota IMAT teams were impressed with the state’s emergency...

2014-05-01 16:37:01

ATLANTA, Ga., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Emergency Visions, Inc. (EVI), the leading provider of cloud and mobile enabled Disaster Resource Management (DRM) solutions, announces they will be co-hosting a webinar with Carahsoft on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014. The webinar, titled "Building Earthquake Resilience Through Technology", will feature guest speaker, Brent Woodworth of the Los Angeles Emergency Preparedness Foundation and the Community Stakeholder Network of Los Angeles. Photo -...

2014-05-01 16:35:01

This editorial by Jean Lebel is available for posting and publication. An English-language version of this editorial was published to the Ottawa Citizen Aid & Development Blog May 1, 2014. A photograph by IDRC/Panos/Sven Torfinn is also availble for posting and publication. Please contact Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé at ibourgeault-tasse@idrc.ca for more information. OTTAWA, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - More than two decades ago, southern Manitoba rancher and federal agriculture minister...

2014-05-01 12:32:31

Mayor to declare May 1st M5M(SM) day in the City FRISCO, Texas, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mannatech®, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MTEX), the pioneer of nutritional glycobiology, leading innovator of naturally-sourced supplements based on Real Food Technology® solutions, and creator of the M5M(SM) (Mission 5 Million(SM)) social entrepreneurial movement, celebrates its 20(th) Anniversary with the company's MannaFest Conference. More than 2,000 people from up to 22 countries will...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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