Latest National Incident Management System Stories

2011-12-19 20:40:00

Western Washington University offers an online emergency management certificate program. The program is designed for the public and will provide training suitable for a variety of emergency management professions, from public administration and public health to emergency administration and planning. Formal admission to Western is not required to enroll in the program and participants can start the program in any one of four quarters: fall, winter, spring or summer. Bellingham, WA (PRWEB)...

2011-04-12 08:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Directorate of Emergency Services and the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security at Fort Benning, Georgia the third largest Army base in the continental United States, will deploy a suite of integrated public safety and security software from Intergraph® Government Solutions to advance base-wide security and incident response efforts. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081211/DECLOGO )...

2011-02-17 00:00:46

William Kalin Joins Safe Environment Engineering as Director of Homeland Security Operations Valencia, CA (PRWEB) February 16, 2011 Safe Environment Engineering is pleased to announce William S. Kalin has joined the Company as the Director of Homeland Security Operations. Mr. Kalin recently served as a consultant to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for the last 8 years in the DHS Science and Technology Directorate. Mr. Kalin is an expert in homeland security policy, strategy, and...

2010-10-11 06:30:00

DAVIE, Fla., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of consultants, including the Emergency Management Services division of Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based Calvin, Giordano & Associates (CGA), have partnered with the Town of Davie to create Florida's first comprehensive local Infrastructure Branch Plan for handling natural and man-made disasters. Under the federal National Incident Management System (NIMS) program, which was implemented in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, all...

2010-08-17 13:00:00

ROSELAND, N.J., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind-Alliance Systems, LLC announced a contract with the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) to provide its "CHANNELS" Information Sharing Planning software, consulting and training to the Philadelphia Area Regional Transit Security Working Group (PARTSWG). The PARTSWG members include Amtrak, NJ Transit, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA), the Philadelphia Police Department, the Port Authority Transit Corporation (PATCO), the...

2009-09-09 07:43:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Avineon, Inc., a successful provider of IT, geospatial, engineering, and program management solutions, today announced immediate availability of Avineonics(R) 2.0, the latest version of its state-of-the-art emergency management software. The application enables organizations to better integrate emergency preparedness with daily operations and increase the efficiency of incident management processes. Released to coincide with National Preparedness...

2009-08-05 09:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- NC4, Inc., the leader in Situational Readiness solutions for incident monitoring, crisis management, and secure collaboration, today announced participation as a first adopter in the Unified Incident Command and Decision Support (UICDS) program. UICDS is a "middleware foundation" that will enable a broad array of technology vendors to share emergency management information across jurisdictions. Based on design criteria taken from the National...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.