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2014-04-14 16:22:01

Media Advisory from DTE Energy MONROE COUNTY, Mich., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are two exercises scheduled Tuesday at the Fermi 2 nuclear power plant with the potential to attract public attention. The first is a regularly scheduled emergency preparedness drill, which includes cooperative activity not only at the plant, but also at Monroe County and state emergency facilities. In addition, there will be drill activities at Monroe County Community College. These drills...

2014-02-11 23:30:12

The US National Emergency Alert Registry makes it easy for people to sign up for emergency alerts from local public safety agencies. The Valentine Alert program lets loved ones register their valentines to make sure they're protected in dangerous situations. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 With Valentine’s Day less than a week away, The US National Emergency Alert Registry is offering a new way to show Valentines that they are truly loved. Sign them for Valentine Alerts...

2013-07-25 23:23:52

The US National Emergency Alert Registry will enable anyone in the US to register for their local emergency alert service by using a single webpage that works regardless of the locality or the vendor supplying the alert service. A single national page allows people to easily publicize a single webpage and for the address to be shared on social media. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Thousands of US counties and cities offer powerful and sophisticated emergency notification systems to...

2013-03-27 12:25:12

BETHESDA, Md., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 3rd edition of the Beijing International Emergency Rescue Expo (ERE China), the leading event dedicated to advancing the Chinese emergency rescue industry, continues to receive positive industry support. The event, co-organized by E.J. Krause & Associates, and authorized by the Ministry of Commerce of People's Republic of China, has gained backing from organizations such as the State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters, National...

2012-09-13 02:24:37

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the ninth annual National Preparedness Month (NPM), the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Ad Council unveiled a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) as part of their Ready campaign. Created pro bono by advertising agency Leo Burnett, the new PSAs emphasize the message that "you never know when the day before is the day before" by utilizing imagery of infamous natural...

2012-04-23 10:21:17

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today declared a statewide disaster emergency to enable state, county and municipal governments to respond effectively to the impact of the weekend's late spring storm. The snowfall crippled parts of western and northern Pennsylvania and brought heavy rain to much of the rest of the state. The proclamation authorizes state agencies to use all available resources and personnel, as necessary, to cope with the...

2012-04-13 06:22:16

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Health is encouraging residents to join the State Emergency Registry of Volunteers in Pennsylvania (SERVPA) during "Volunteer Week," being observed statewide April 15-21. "Whether making a difference in their own community or traveling elsewhere to help during a disaster, Pennsylvanians are not afraid to put the needs of others before their own," said Dr. Eli Avila, Secretary of Health. "As we all saw...

2011-12-14 07:00:00

PLAINVIEW, N.Y., Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PURESAFE WATER SYSTEMS, INC. (OTCBB: PSWS) is pleased to announce the appointment of John Gibb to its Board of Directors. PureSafe has developed the First Response Water System (FRWS), a mobile water treatment system that is capable of being deployed to communities and businesses in times of natural disasters or other water crises and producing 30,000 gallons of clean potable water a day to sustain lives. John Gibb is recently...

2011-08-26 11:40:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today declared a statewide disaster emergency to enable state, county and municipal governments to respond effectively to the impact of Hurricane Irene, a massive storm expected to impact much of the eastern half of the state. The proclamation authorizes state agencies to use all available resources and personnel as necessary to cope with this emergency situation. Corbett issued the disaster proclamation this...

2010-05-11 09:44:00

TRANSITIONAL STEP TO NEW ANTI-TERROR LEGISLATION WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Egyptian Government introduced draft legislation before Parliament that would significantly curtail the special powers provided under the country's Emergency Law, prohibiting the government from monitoring communications and media, confiscating publications and property and ordering evacuations. The legal limitations were part of the request presented to Parliament today to extend the...