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2014-09-12 23:06:29

In recognition of National Preparedness Month, Safety Services Company is offering complimentary online emergency preparedness training to all U.S. employers. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 In recognition of National Preparedness Month, Safety Services Company is offering complimentary online emergency preparedness training to all U.S. employers. September 2014 marks the 11th annual National Preparedness Month, sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency of the U.S....

2014-09-10 23:01:05

The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety has teamed up with the International Economic Development Council to provide small businesses, local communities and business organizations with powerful emergency preparedness information and a special toolkit. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 During the next live episode of the Code Red! radio show specifically dedicated to personal security, safety and emergency preparedness issues across America and around the world, host...

2014-09-04 23:01:01

Brownells will offer special deals on emergency and preparedness products throughout September in recognition of National Preparedness Month. Montezuma, Iowa (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 September is National Preparedness Month, and Brownells is prepared to keep customers equipped with the latest information and products to keep families ready for the unforeseen. A Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) initiative, National Preparedness Month is designed to raise awareness about the...

2014-09-02 23:03:38

Create a plan to reduce risk before disaster strikes. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) joins with the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Ready Campaign to encourage home and business owners to take time during National Preparedness Month to reduce risk and be ready before natural disasters strike. “This year’s theme: “Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare,” zeroes in on the importance of planning in...

2014-05-29 23:13:49

Attend this important webinar presented by Regroup and meteorologist Cheryl Nelson to learn best practices in natural disaster preparedness and emergency communications. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 On Tuesday, June 3rd at 11AM PDT/2PM EDT emmy-nominated TV host, reporter and meteorologist Cheryl Nelson, along with Stuart Jarvis of Regroup, will present a free webinar entitled “Extreme Weather: Best Practices in Preparation and Communication”. Extreme weather events can...

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...

2014-04-16 16:33:33

Launch of Modern Emergency Preparedness Website KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just as tax preparations come to a close for Americans, a new brand preaches preparation of a different sort. Boltwell today announced a new e-commerce website at www.boltwell.com, dedicated to modern emergency preparedness that turns what if's into no worries. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-03-30 23:01:39

Catalyst, Avalution’s award winning business continuity software, now offers an innovative business continuity and IT disaster recovery program dashboard and reporting capability – Catalyst Insights. A 30-day free trial is available via bccatalyst.com to further explore this feature. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 Avalution Consulting – a leading provider of business continuity consulting and software solutions – announced today the release of a new feature for the Catalyst...

2014-03-04 08:38:08

Poor disaster recovery practices have led to losses of up to $5M PHILADELPHIA, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Disaster Recovery Preparedness (DRP) Council announced today findings from its 2014 annual benchmark study which show that 73% of respondent organizations worldwide are not taking adequate steps to protect their data and IT systems. According to participants, poor planning, testing and technological deficiencies have led to more than $5M worth of critical applications failure, data...

2013-10-15 12:26:46

Emergency Departments across Michigan are better prepared to handle a disaster today than they were seven years ago, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study. The study found that 84 percent of emergency departments said they are more prepared to handle a terrorist attack or natural disaster than they were in 2005. They've also enhanced their preparedness efforts by adding decontamination rooms, stockpiling antidotes for nerve gas and cyanide, and storing more respiratory protection...


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