Latest Pennsylvania Preparedness Leadership Institute Stories

2011-12-31 08:00:00

Spill 911, a retailer of spill kits, absorbents, and other industrial safety supplies, has added emergency preparedness cabinets from Justrite to its product selection. Westfield, IN (PRWEB) December 31, 2011 During and after a disaster, supplies must be available and easily found. In the case of a workplace, a safety cabinet is the best location for flashlights, first aid, and other emergency items. Yet, the safety cabinet must also be strong enough to handle the disaster, be it a tornado,...

2011-09-07 19:00:00

DQE's 'Whatâs Nextâ“ž¢ Sustainment' Program supports emergency preparedness coordinators and their staff to maintain their preparedness levels throughout the year. Fishers, IN (PRWEB) September 07, 2011 Once the training for hospital decontamination or hospital evacuation is over, sometimes itâs difficult to determine the next steps to maintain your level of preparedness. Thatâs why DQE has developed the...

2011-01-04 12:48:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency urges everyone to "Resolve to be Ready" in 2011 by creating emergency kits and developing family emergency plans. "Disasters and emergencies often strike without warning, so it is essential to prepare and make plans for dealing with them," said PEMA Director Robert P. French. "Knowing what to do in an emergency can help keep loved ones safe and calm when the time comes." The state's...

2009-09-10 15:08:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of National Preparedness Month 2009, the commonwealth has turned to one of the Internet's most popular social networking sites to help residents better prepare for when disaster strikes. The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency has launched the ReadyPA.org Facebook fan page, which features facts, messages, event photos and information about ways to protect families, businesses and communities before and during a disaster....

2009-06-04 07:07:00

PITTSBURGH, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Knowledge Center(TM) -- a daily use incident and event management software application -- went live in Pennsylvania's Northeast Counter-Terrorism Task Force (NE-CTTF) in May. The Task Force will showcase Knowledge Center(TM) this weekend (June 6-7) at one of their annual significant events -- the NASCAR Pocono 500 Race. Knowledge Center(TM) enables the Task Force to generate a real-time "common operating picture" and integrate resources at the local,...

2007-12-13 15:00:40

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state's emergency operations and joint information centers went to Level II at 11 a.m. in response to today's winter storm. The emergency operations center activation will support county emergency services and coordinate state resources in anticipation of the severe winter storm that is expected to affect parts of the commonwealth. "Weather conditions across the state will deteriorate this afternoon and into the evening and it is...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.