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2014-03-05 12:31:47

Integration of SmartPrepare with Award-winning Emergency Notification Capabilities Brings Emergency Managers Unprecedented Planning and Communications Capabilities FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rave Mobile Safety, the trusted software partner for campus and public safety, today announced major enhancements to its SmartPrepare(TM) emergency management platform. Particular highlights include the integration of award-winning emergency notification capabilities for targeted...

2014-03-04 14:00:07

New study: Worldwide spread of a standard globalized diet is putting more food on the dinner table, but at the expense of diverse local crops; global uniformity heightens the risk of food crises due to climate change A comprehensive new study of global food supplies confirms and thoroughly documents for the first time what experts have long suspected: over the last five decades, human diets around the world have grown ever more similar—by a global average of 36 percent—and the trend...

2014-03-03 23:25:32

As part of its ongoing nationwide expansion of land-based and maritime emergency response and related safety services, Industrial Emergency Services, LLC adds capabilities on the East Coast to supplement substantial Gulf Coast and West Coast infrastructure. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Industrial Emergency Services, LLC (“IES”) (http://www.iesllc.com) announced this week that the company has established two additional bases of operation with equipment and firefighting...

2014-02-28 23:00:59

Nationally known former Prologis CEO has joined board of Denver-based disaster relief supply company. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The Global Food Exchange™ Board of Managers has been privileged with welcoming another distinguished member to their team, Mr. Walter C. Rakowich. Mr. Rakowich is a former CEO of Prologis, the leading owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate, focused on global and regional markets across the Americas, Europe and Asia. He brings a...

2014-02-27 16:22:13

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- By Dwayne Haydaman. Omega Garden Int, a Canadian company that has been producing cutting edge agricultural machinery for the last 15 years is launching a crowd funding campaign for the home / hobby version of it's latest space age looking farming system technology. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140227/MN72994) The Omega Garden technology allows for ultra efficient production of safe foods at home in...

2014-02-26 23:33:33

Russell Associates’ Jerry Van Oort to co-present at the conference to be held March 25-27, 2014 in Napa, California. Le Sueur, MN (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The 44th Annual Food and Beverage Environmental Conference (FBEC) is to be held March 25-27, 2014 in Napa, California. The conference is managed and sponsored by the American Frozen Food Institute and is attended by senior environmental managers from food and beverage companies. The conference will feature 13 technical sessions...

2014-02-19 12:28:49

OTTAWA, Feb. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - As part of the Kanishka Project Contribution Program, a multi-year investment in terrorism-focused research funded by the Government of Canada, the Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime (CRCVC) is launching a bilingual website for communities to utilize to help them prepare for and mitigate a terrorist attack or mass victimization event in Canada. TerrorVictimResponse.ca encourages communities to develop a comprehensive response plan which...

2014-02-13 23:27:22

When harsh winter weather hits Northeast Ohio, area hospitals oftentimes rely on The Center’s Emergency Preparedness team to respond to resource requests and provide critical weather and sheltering information. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 When harsh winter weather hits Northeast Ohio, area hospitals oftentimes rely on The Center’s Emergency Preparedness team to respond to resource requests and provide critical weather and sheltering information. During the recent harsh...

2014-02-11 12:27:31

DUBLIN, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qlsptx/emergency ) has announced the addition of the "Emergency Management and Incident Market: Forecasts and Analysis (2013 - 2018)" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Emergency Management and Incident Management systems and solutions are experiencing a rapid adoption in developed and developing countries. Many government organizations and...

2014-02-04 16:30:11

Congress Cuts Food Assistance Even as Hunger Plagues More Than 1 in 9 Children WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Defense Fund strongly opposes the cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and points to its newly released The State of America's Children(®) 2014 showing more than 1 in 9 children lack access to adequate food - 23 percent higher than before the recession. With millions of poor children and families still struggling, federal...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'