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  1. LTE and emergency response
  2. Response to historic flooding in Australia
  3. Looking Back - Report: taking advantage of the private sector to safeguard the public
  4. In Memoriam: John Solomon 1963 - 2010
  5. Arizona citizens quick to respond in Tucson shooting
  6. Community Resiliency Report
  7. TedXOilSpill partners thinkers from around the country to solve oil spill and cleanup
  8. Social networks set tone for community information during LA fires
  9. Researchers announcement advancements in disaster communications
  10. State and local governments to get federal information sharing guideline suggestions
  11. Report finds nonprofits underprepared in DC area
  12. Disaster response accountability group
  13. Hurricane Ike wrap-up
  14. Hurricane Ike heads toward Houston
  15. As Gustav heads toward Gulf Coast, partnerships help to build information portals for community members and response organizations
  16. Tropical Storm Fay inundates Florida
  17. DHS creates private sector accreditation program
  18. New radio technology developed to help communications in buildings and underground
  19. Report looks at mass transportation's role in emergency response
  20. Report finds increased disaster preparedness outreach needed in immigrant communities
  21. America's Emergency Network - public/private partnership to deliver nation-wide emergency network
  22. EPA report examines increase in climate extremes changing communities' dynamics
  23. WebAnywhere helps the blind access the Internet
  24. RX Response partnership provides medications to communities during disasters
  25. Stadiums as shelters part 2
  26. Social Network allows users to build customized social issues communities
  27. Private organization works to help respond in the first 72 hours
  28. Midwest flooding hits communities and food prices hard
  29. University creates disaster preparedness website and outreach for diverse and minority communities
  30. Verizon preps Georgia residents for 2008 hurricane season
  31. Partnership looking into emergency organ donor response
  32. Community Foundation's 9/11 Survivor's Fund closes and serves as financial recovery model
  33. Muslim disaster relief group partners with Dartmouth College Students
  34. Citizen groups working to respond to China disaster
  35. Jewish community members establish information sharing portal
  36. IPAWS
  37. Sustainable infrastructure development after disasters
  38. China rushes to evacuate thousands in danger from quake lakes
  39. California partnership plans for "Big One" earthquake
  40. Citizen preparedness
  41. Oreck during Katrina
  42. Local infrastructure and disaster response in Asia
  43. Google Health launched
  44. VMware releases disaster management software
  45. Smart grids produce resilient power infrastructure
  46. TD International and Assist America partner through SecureAssist for emergency medical assistance and more
  47. Oklahoma town considers desertion after tornadoes
  48. KERRN works to help prepare for response to major environmental disasters
  49. New WiMax nationwide network planned
  50. Limited supplies hampering response and recovery efforts in Myanmar
  51. Target partners with FBI for Twin Cities Partnership
  52. ENE works to respond and restore environment after disasters
  53. Response to Cyclone Nargis
  54. Cyclone in Myanmar kills tens of thousands
  55. New report outlines pandemic treatment priorities
  56. Resolve Marine deploys for water-based response operations
  57. Need for national business disaster response and continuity standards Conference Board says
  58. Portable water filtration and moveable base camp solutions
  59. Earthquakes continue in West, officials urge local preparedness
  60. US/Mexican border partnership for disaster preparedness training
  61. Tornadoes hit Virginia, state of emergency declared
  62. Food Defense and Emergency Response Releases Food Defense Plan for warehouses and distro centers
  63. Earthquakes in Nevada prompting local preparedness
  64. New earthquake preparedness and safety report released
  65. New study finds areas for improvement in interops communications
  66. Honeywell partners with Butler University
  67. Seismic scientists use laptop network to monitor possible earthquake activity
  68. Insurer's group announces new research institute to study property damage caused by natural disasters
  69. FEMA releases strategic plan for 2008 - 2013
  70. Illinois governor lauds school response and safety program
  71. Interactive mapping from Google Earth gives context to mapping infrastructure
  72. Duos Technologies announces security upgrades for DC rail corridor security project
  73. Pennsylvania uses solar power for emergency recovery solution
  74. State Farm works to prepare for natural disasters
  75. UNH partnership works to integrate technologies for interoperable communications
  76. LG partners with Harris to deliver digital spectrum solution for emergency response data transfer capability
  77. New wireless radio network for City of San Jose
  78. FCC approves national SMS alert plan
  79. 3M works to develop technology solutions for homeland security and first responders
  80. New satellite communication network for Florida Nat'l Guard
  81. Safe America's First Responders program
  82. Baxter Healthcare announces new donations targeting communities in crisis
  83. New report outlines using private sector resources to help augment disaster response
  84. Northeast Utility announces new disaster recovery and management software
  85. FIRST Conference showcases partnerships working to address 21st century security problems
  86. New undersea cable to help increase communication resiliency and ability around Pacific
  87. Carnegie Mellon announces new business resiliency software
  88. Arkansas flooding damages farming communities - state officials working to respond
  89. Colorado town responds to water crisis
  90. Envisage to partner with South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy
  91. New biodetection technology released by partnership
  92. Chemical industry helps during Cyber Storm II
  93. Hawaii hospitals participate in mock bioterror response drill
  94. Ernst & Young releases insurance industry resiliency report for 2008
  95. CDC exercise focuses on challenges posed by pandemic
  96. Massachusetts community hosts new emergency preparedness website and emergency command center
  97. DoT releases report on Gulf Coast infrastructure and climate change
  98. Atlanta begins cleanup and recovery after tornado
  99. Welch Allyn develops wireless bedside data solution for hospitals
  100. used to meet residents' needs with recovery operations in New Orleans
  101. Stargazer helps to connect families and resources during a disaster
  102. CA announces updated recovery management software
  103. Companies partner to create pollution response and training depots
  104. New report finds transportation infrastructure vulnerable to changing and severe weather
  105. Tsunami Warning System finished
  106. New inkjet printed solar technology
  107. Proxtronics solution establishes radiation baseline information for situational awareness
  108. San Diego releases after action report on wildfire response
  109. Chicago links responders and police to schools' surveillance systems
  110. LifeStraw provides drinkable water technology
  111. Navy builds information exchange
  112. National Data Exchange System
  113. Christian Appalachian Project partners with Enterprise for response transportation
  114. Honeywell partners with Baltimore energy company to help with demand response
  115. Harvard hosts emergency evacuation webcast
  116. Automated biometrics in airports
  117. Milwaukee partners to install surveillance system
  118. L-3 partners with CDC for biotraining and response
  119. IBM develops 3-D virtual business solution
  120. House Foreign Affairs Committee moves to create "Civilian Response Corps"
  121. Cooper Notification acquires Roam Secure, goes on national college tour
  122. Enterprise partners with Washington University for car-sharing program
  123. Coalition of major city water utilities partner to respond to water emergency
  124. Handheld windpower generation and storage
  125. Power outage in Southern Florida shuts down communities but prompts quick response
  126. VMWare develops disaster recovery virtualization software
  127. DHS works on internal disaster preparedness
  128. Meals-ready-to-eat help during disasters
  129. Sprint's communications resiliency
  130. Yuma's Regional Communication System
  131. New silica technology to clean water using nanotechnology
  132. Raytheon develops mobile radiation detection for DNDO
  133. Google partners with Cleveland Clinic in new medical information program
  134. CDC releases state public health response preparedness report
  135. The Pentagon as a first responder
  136. ESRI releases situational awareness report
  137. Motorola's MOTOBRIDGE IP allows for interops communications with Sprint Nextel
  138. Harris announces land mobile radio for secure interops communications
  139. Wyoming builds statewide interops communications system
  140. American Chemistry Council publishes responsible management system for railroad companies
  141. GATech partners with Austin company to develop technology to kill anthrax spores quickly
  142. Ahura Scientific develops handheld chemical ID device
  143. Emergency lodging assistance from Corporate Lodging Consultants
  144. Community-based flu wiki sites join to form family pandemic preparedness site
  145. EDS helps municipalities develop effective emergency response apparatae
  146. Avaya's partnership in Miami-Dade
  147. USVI company provides drinkable water through portable stations in Caribbean
  148. eSolar builds power generation able to withstand natural disasters
  149. Purdue working on cell phones with radiation detection
  150. Local Miami college joins community emergency alert network
  151. RAE Systems deploys sensor network technology during TOPOFF 4
  152. Capacitors help energy storage for security and military equipment and transportation
  153. Midwives provide care for women without access to hospitals during disasters
  154. Google announces initiative aimed at pandemic and infectious disease response
  155. Association of engineers and emergency managers announced to partnership to addresses infrastructure security
  156. Oxford group releases report on law enforcement and changes to climate
  157. Webinar outlines disaster readiness for state and local governments
  158. Purchasing cards help responders in first 72 hours
  159. Sacramento Metro Connect to begin construction on city-wide WiFi
  160. Chesapeake Innovation Center helps businesses develop effective HLS focus
  161. United Technologies Power installs on-site power generation in Connecticut hospital
  162. Honeywell's partnership with Operation USA
  163. South Carolina program collaborates with health care professionals to provide disaster training
  164. Super Bowl surveillance provided by NS Microwave
  165. U.K. firm promotes business resiliency to face challenges posed by disasters
  166. Spacenet releases new emergency communications vehicle
  167. First Water Systems releases white paper on county plan for clean water during emergencies
  168. Crime Reports partners with D.C.-area law enforcement
  169. Collaborative Fusion partners with San Francisco to develop and launch secure online stakeholder response tool
  170. Medical distro company awards EMS education scholarships and provides emergency medical supplies
  171. Dickinson College installs emergency notification network
  172. L3 subsidiary develops wireless mine communication safety network
  173. Group builds blueprint for broadband access in rural Vermont
  174. Port Association joins stakeholders in Charleston
  175. American Hotel Association partners with renovation and remediation company
  176. Mine Safety Appliance gives equipment to PA communities during floods
  177. Avaya's Mobile Communications System
  178. DHS launches National Response Framework Resource website
  179. Contingency Planning & Outsourcing provides relief and recovery planning
  180. Crisis consulting from CR4
  181. Cox Enterprises launches crisis management site
  182. Rapid ResponseŠ emergency response system installed in Idaho schools
  183. Neutral Tandem proposes independent tandem infrastructure to secure national communications infrastructure
  184. Tiburon partners with Maryland county to build computer aided dispatch and public safety system
  185. Interfaith organization provides disaster relief, organization and partnership building in New York City
  186. Core Street builds credential capability in the field without needing networking
  187. Building best practices of business continuity after 9/11 at MetLife
  188. Skyhook Wireless geographically pinpoints without GPS
  189. Anheuser-Busch pre-stages water in hurricane-prone areas
  190. Composting toilets allow for waste disposal without water in the HELP project
  191. NYC hosts Ready New Yorker of the Month contest
  192. Edison Electric Institute gives Chicago electric company award for disaster recovery
  193. Envisage enters into partnership with Army to help with management of training for soldiers
  194. University of Arkansas announces study on security of rural transportation networks
  195. AT&T's Network Disaster Recovery
  196. Vocera builds wireless communications devices for hospital networks
  197. Meat plant in Nebraska to create biofuel from waste
  198. Carmax initiates disaster recovery and response operations for employees and customers
  199. Bank of America offers loan, credit and other financial assistance after California fires
  200. Update: Ready When the Time Comes working in California
  201. Missouri law enforcement agencies to use information-sharing technology
  202. Local Governments for Sustainability release preparedness guide for communities regarding climate challenges
  203. California to offer state grants for enhanced 911 service upgrades after reverse calling best practice during wildfires
  204. Matching donations and field relief supplies donated by Lowes during California wildfires
  205. Hearts of STIHL provide pre-positioned chainsaws in hurricane-prone areas for cleanup and recovery
  206. Hexayurts provide quick portable shelter through partnership
  207. Driving simulation program helps EMS, police and fire train for hazardous conditions
  208. Motorola builds interops system in Louisville
  209. State Bar of Arizona hosts emergency preparedness seminar
  210. Raytheon pilots program in Quad City area to increase communications abilities among responders
  211. National Weather Service partners with local Texas community for storm preparedness
  212. Caterpillar company helps provide electricity to San Diego during wildfires
  213. Manpower works to rebuild and install sustainable economies after disasters
  214. New York City OEM establishes business listing resource for emergencies
  215. University of Southern Mississippi program focuses on stadium security
  216. Radiation detection technology installed in VA ports to help expedite shipping
  217. North Carolina community consolidates emergency services
  218. EPA announces new collaboration with Mexico on border to enhance preparedness, environmentalism
  219. New report finds gaps in national medical preparedness
  220. New York State interops network fails first test
  221. PODS offer quick disaster shelter
  222. Agribusiness co-op announces new emergency notification system for business continuity
  223. Ice storms in Oklahoma raise resiliency issues
  224. HUMMER partners with Red Cross to coordinate disaster transportation
  225. Western Union to help U.N. response agencies
  226. Virginia community hospital uses imaging technology to share information
  227. New RAND report focuses on rail safety
  228. California seismologists test new detection and warning system for quakes
  229. Coast Guard installing Rescue 211 system
  230. Oil and gas companies provide ambulance service in western state
  231. Operation Safeguard works to connect public and private response preparedness plans
  232. Oregon officials say ham radio operators saving grace during storms
  233. New York City works with messaging service to start emergency alert pilot program
  234. T-Mobile USA customer care services cut during flooding in Northwest
  235. Georgia officials say preparations are needed to mitigate water shortage
  236. Medical University of South Carolina helps to establish National Center for Disaster Mental Health Research
  237. States of emergency in Northwest as storms kill 5
  238. Blu-Med to work with Idaho and New York communities to increase hospital surge capacity
  239. Call for airline industry to share medical emergency information to help in-flight response
  240. Updated: Alabama responders using Google Earth to find, map and analyze disaster sites
  241. Dallas picks National Congress partner as informational awareness provider
  242. Massachusetts community helps to shape pandemic response plans
  243. Maryland magnet school focuses homeland security courses for students
  244. Public safety group to get portion of spectrum for emergency communications
  245. National Traffic Incident Management Coalition urges holiday safety
  246. Washington State EMO launches business preparedness site
  247. Wireless company sees private sector resources leveraged for public safety response
  248. California citizen group works to spread preparedness throughout community
  249. Group works to train for increased fire department preparedness and outreach
  250. Remote conference capability technology helps responders during field exercise
  251. Property services company helps recovery of hurricane victims and industry
  252. Tech company helps to relay AMBER Alerts for missing children over wireless networks
  253. Blu-Med deploys portable centers of operation for medical response in the field
  254. California community helps to organize and participate in state emergency response exercise with university
  255. NASA helps CDC track spread of diseases
  256. Coast Guard and local San Franciscans respond to Bay Area oil spill
  257. Time and information critical to response of Bay Area oil spill officials say
  258. WalMart to help Red Cross in Canada with disaster response funding
  259. California fire response under review by Governor-appointed panel
  260. New report finds gaps in health system preparedness level
  261. Geo-imaging formatting by company helps firefighters in California
  262. FCC endorses new common alert protocol
  263. Huntsville reusing fallout shelters for emergency response
  264. Churches gather in California to discuss wildfire response and recovery
  265. Bay Area's preparedness tested with possible quake
  266. Fires in SoCal help review disaster response ops
  267. National League of Cities conference to focus on emergency preparedness, sustainability
  268. Lessons-learned cited response to California fire
  269. Wildfires in California prompt quick response and evacuation
  270. SecondLife community developed to help train first responders for pandemic vaccine distribution
  271. Envisage partners with CCROA to build on Essential Public Network
  272. International body calls for greater preparedness
  273. Social Networking for emergency preparedness
  274. Buffalo area businesses plan for disaster response and continuity of operations planning
  275. Chicago Marathon organizers activate emergency response contingency plan after soaring heat
  276. VA launches Spanish-language emergency preparedness website
  277. Ready When the Time Comes program partners local communities in New York with Red Cross
  278. Email snafu from DHS shows security vulnerabilities
  279. Power to Protect program finds Duracell and Home Safety Council partnership
  280. New Study finds gaps in response for children
  281. Lack of information sharing during Deutsche Bank fire
  282. Lessons-learned and partnerships discussed at emergency managers conference
  283. Georgia school to offer homeland security degree
  284. Christian Appalachian Project partners with CCROA to unveil Essential Public Network
  285. Essential Public Network launches
  286. New York Mercantile Exchange prepares remote continuity of operations site
  287. Charleston, South Carolina using GIS navigation in emergency response vehicles
  288. Locally-driven emergency preparedness event focuses on post-disaster recovery
  289. University of Georgia researcher builds portable chemical detection device
  290. New report focuses on sheltering in place and the public's readiness
  291. Red Cross and Business Roundtable partner for greater corporate preparedness
  292. Delaware shooting tests school's response after VA Tech incident in April
  293. CCROA helps businesses leverage assets for disaster response
  294. Penn State uses disaster network and federal cooperation to help prepare community for disasters
  295. Pandemic Toolkit website to provide emergency preparedness info for businesses
  296. National Weather Service announces new public alert system for severe weather
  297. Alaska Airlines plans wireless Internet service for flights in '08
  298. AMBER Alert programs highlight federal and tribal partnership
  299. Climate Corporate Response organization works to prepare businesses for sustainable practices
  300. Wireless companies provide mobile command and communications abilities immediately after storms
  301. Utility companies work to address disaster's aftermath
  302. GAO report finds lack of clear priorities hampering national preparedness and response
  303. Florida responders train using National Grid System
  304. New medical disaster segment on XFM radio show
  305. CERT training prepares community for flooding
  306. Public invited to attend session on terrorism and surgical response at International conference
  307. Arkansas community hosts emergency preparedness expo focusing on locality
  308. New technology would allow responders to wear situational awareness recorder for real-time information reporting in the field
  309. International Bottled Water Association preps for National Preparedness Month
  310. Church of Latter Day Saints helps local disaster response
  311. California announces new emergency medical response portable shelters
  312. Massachusetts to rework state's emergency response apparatus
  313. New radio technology allows adaption through software instead of hardware
  314. Climate change seen as security issue for countries officials say
  315. New video game simulates emergencies to help train responders
  316. San Francisco works to prepare city for disasters through initiative
  317. Atlanta partnership seen as best practice model for EMS response
  318. VA Tech announces findings from internal investigations into shootings
  319. Texas officials planned on NIMS for Dean response
  320. California hospital practices emergency response with community organizations and quick EOC shelter
  321. Chemical Safety Board releases report on North Carolina chemical plant explosion response and best practices
  322. Cable News Network hosts webpage with links on how to help emergency response and recovery
  323. Ohio town creates Clergy Crisis Response Team to help victims of tragedies cope
  324. Georgia Tech announces new emergency notification system
  325. Energy industry prepares for Hurricane Dean
  326. Website specializes in hurricane preparedness
  327. First responder social network
  328. Business continuity also means preparing for human error
  329. Double whammy for Hawaii with hurricane and earthquake tests island preparedness
  330. Philadelphia unveils new emergency communication system
  331. City of Tallahassee recognized for interoperable communications network integration program
  332. Oklahoma hospitals prepare staff through first receiver training
  333. Severe thunderstorms cripple NYC commuting services
  334. What If Colorado
  335. DHS partners with tech labs to simulate disasters
  336. New wireless network in Minneapolis helps with disaster response
  337. Weakened infrastructure cited in Minnesota bridge collapse
  338. Portable software uses technology to mobilize hard drives to help in disaster response
  339. Texas radio coalition pushes for unified communications system in state with federal help
  340. Response begins after Minneapolis bridge collapse
  341. Telecomm and Home Safety Council partner for emergency planning
  342. IT industry told to prepare pandemic response and continuity plans
  343. New survey finds public would self-impose pandemic mitigation tactics
  344. Service offers medical information to help situational awareness for 911 calls
  345. Army Corps officials rescind category 5 preparedness for levees
  346. Mass town employs lessons-learned from Katrina and says community must prepare itself
  347. DHS outlines supply chain preparedness
  348. New Jacksonville emergency alert system calls targeted areas at 60,000 an hour
  349. Medical wilderness response
  350. HHS releases healthcare response Atlas guidebook
  351. Teleworking essential in continuity of operations for government preparedness survey finds
  352. DHS working on credentials for private sector
  353. Mass town plans community bio and medical preparedness
  354. Disaster Conference in Colorado partners scientists and first responders
  355. Highest wildfire alert for Western states
  356. AMA-backed report pushing for increased health response capability and integration
  357. North Carolina community hosts hurricane preparedness forum
  358. Business Roundtable hosts disaster response and preparedness website
  359. Pipe explosion in New York kills one, injures dozens
  360. Open Architecture Network combines thousands of ideas to create best practices
  361. Operation Golden Phoenix in California
  362. Update: Remote disaster hubs to provide clean water and energy without infrastructure
  363. LA unveils new preparedness campaign
  364. San Francisco using new web-based emergency alert system
  365. 16th annual risk management awards in U.K.
  366. Louisiana Recovery Authority approves NOLA recovery plan
  367. Alternatives for emergency communications systems
  368. Honeywell announces mass notification service for healthcare and academic institutions
  369. Texas floods cause largest response mobilization in state history
  370. Canadian businesses learn business continuity best practices from SARS outbreak
  371. South Carolina school system employs emergency management database and network
  372. Missouri business says best practices helped continuity of operations
  373. New Health Information Network website
  374. New York to install video surveillance
  375. Michigan city to test emergency vehicle alert system
  376. StormReady communities in North Carolina
  377. Radio over IP for interoperability
  378. Community Emergency Preparedness Information Network
  379. Red Cross partners with music festival to promote emergency preparedness
  380. Resident response plan in Florida communities
  381. Disaster tourists pose dilemma for emergency ops
  382. CSX Continuity of Operations plan
  383. Texas and Oklahoma communities hit by torrential rains
  384. Cisco networks help with remote access for federal agencies and disaster recovery
  385. U.S. Fire Administration releases volunteer emergency responder report
  386. American and Mexican cities sign emergency response coop agreements
  387. Disaster planning for companies
  388. Band-Aid features family first aid hints on website
  389. Cisco Systems says technology will help school security
  390. NPR show Homeland Security Inside and Out
  391. American Medical Assoc. announces new disaster health and preparedness journal
  392. Emergency preparedness guide for animal caregivers
  393. FDA announces new food security assessment tool
  394. Florida bank offers financial preparedness info
  395. Charleston blaze kills 9 firefighters
  396. Rail security group releases report
  397. Pharm company to donate flu vaccines
  398. Mobile communications and networking companies partner to release command center for hurricane response
  399. Data company uses lessons learned for increased security practices
  400. Oregon scientists recreate town to study tsunami impact
  401. New Lessons Learned website for special needs populations hosted by DHS
  402. Weather Channel releases severe weather alert service
  403. AT&T business continuity survey finds gaps in preparedness programs
  404. Business information backups for quick disaster recovery in Indiana
  405. Website helps to store patient prescription information online for quick access during emergencies
  406. Communications abilities bolstered by new system LA officials say
  407. Telemedicine helps remote areas get medical response
  408. New Orleans deploys NOLA Ready
  409. DHS asking first responders for feedback
  410. Steps to take to help build prepared communities
  411. Pittsburgh officials say downtown evac plan needs work after bomb scare
  412. Home improvement stores say they are ready for hurricane season in FL
  413. Recent TB case reveals gaps in pandemic response and preparedness
  414. CDC quarantines man with drug-resistant TB
  415. Financial sector to test flu pandemic readiness
  416. National portable storage group urges preparedness ahead of hurricane season
  417. Alaskan towns respond to change as infrastructure collapses
  418. Chicago officials say preparedness exercises increase response capabilities
  419. Cellphone startup helps to build private networks
  420. Arizona county reaches out to immigrant population for bioterror preparedness
  421. Forecasters urge oil industry to move stockpiles before hurricane season
  422. Verizon readies networks for hurricane season
  423. North Carolina Gov. says state is ready for hurricane season
  424. DHS announces new infrastructure protection framework
  425. Federal funding for school emergency management programs
  426. Florida evacuation route gas stations to install backup generators
  427. Creating contingencies for banking institutions along the Gulf Coast
  428. Poll finds local disaster response confidence up
  429. New online tool for hazmat responders
  430. Fires grow around the country
  431. White House creates National Continuity Coordinator
  432. Coordination among federal information networks essential according to GAO report
  433. Fringe organization works to decentralize and build grassroots response
  434. Kansas town rebuilds after tornado
  435. California counties joining radio networks
  436. Texas City employs call messaging service for community information
  437. Oakland bridge collapse good model for response to terrorist attack using tankers
  438. Ardent Sentry to coordinate Canadian and U.S. state and local response
  439. Georgia wildfire forces evacuation of surrounding communities
  440. California overpass collapses after tanker crash
  441. Navy announces preparedness guides and plans for families
  442. REAL ID town hall to be held in California
  443. Recent pet food recall shows vulnerability officials say
  444. Red Cross working to expand community outreach
  445. In Case of Emergency
  446. VA school announces campus alert system
  447. Cities looking to local independent power generation for preparedness
  448. GA school launches campus alert system
  449. Southeast Regional Meeting scheduled for November 30, 2006 in Charleston, SC
  450. HHS announces new plan for CBRN threat preparedness
  451. Operation Vector in California
  452. Indiana exercises nuclear response and plans events for training center
  453. Group says recent college shooting highlights academic institutional emergency preparedness necessity
  454. FEMA announces possible missed deadline to revamp national response plan
  455. Safety of food supply in question according to industry experts
  456. San Diego State University and other schools discusses emergency preparedness with students in wake of VA Tech shootings
  457. Information about fatal Tech shooting spreads over Internet while cell phone lines downed
  458. Campus response to fatal shootings at Virginia Tech
  459. Minneapolis enhanced 911 system helps situational awareness and response
  460. New emergency preparedness center to open in Ohio community
  461. Broadcast companies work to prepare communications along Gulf Coast for upcoming hurricane season
  462. Iowan counties practice pandemic response
  463. National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
  464. USDA announces new federal grants for telemedicine and distance learning for rural areas
  465. Proposed bill would make climate change a national security issue
  466. Reinventing the 911 system to handle new technology
  467. Drug company Roche to speak about pandemic preparedness to Angelenos during Town Hall
  468. VA issues first responders field credentials
  469. New California community emergency preparedness site launched
  470. Hawaii works to raise tsunami awareness during month campaign
  471. Asian responders practice bird flu response
  472. Report finds that adequate States interops funding was not supported by sufficient federal coordination
  473. S&T directorate creates new program in DHS to help deliver emerging technologies to first responders
  474. Report released by former FEMA head finds lack of government capability in recent PA storm response
  475. Trenton, New Jersey announces new emergency alert system for residents
  476. Ohio communities plan for state-wide tornado disaster response
  477. North Dakota responders practice nighttime airport emergency response
  478. Rhode Island hospital system develops new web-based information-sharing network
  479. The Use of Community Stadiums: A Charleston Best Practice
  480. Missouri health department releases senior center disaster response resources
  481. Company releases new water safety monitoring technology for cities
  482. Researchers say better collaborative technologies could boost emergency response coordination
  483. New University of Georgia study finds U.S. unprepared to respond to nuclear attack
  484. AIG to offer homeland security-related services to help mitigate disaster/terrorism threats
  485. IBM and Cisco develop crisis response and management services
  486. Disaster aid groups working with company to provide versatile blanket
  487. Blogging system to help first responders using ground-up trusted sources
  488. Tenn. community to hold emergency preparedness fair
  489. VA first to issue first responder credentials for field response
  490. Alabama responders found problems communicating during recent severe weather disaster
  491. Oregon National Guard trains with local firefighters
  492. DHS creates the National Computer Forensics Institute
  493. Texas local government coop launches information-sharing network
  494. Nation-wide interoperable survey finds best practices for information-sharing
  495. FBI to host anti-terror exercises in Boston area for regional agencies and localities
  496. California responders test communications abilities during simulated terrorist strike
  497. National Capital Region credential program tested for field use
  498. New Jersey first responders hold conference to train for emergency response
  499. New technologies to help coordination and response capabilities researchers say
  500. Pennsylvania officials to plan emergency response exercise to test new management technology
  501. VA town to be center of national emergency drill
  502. Florida stages refugee response operations
  503. Texas response team simulates earthquake disaster
  504. New York State community gets increased situational awareness with new 911 call center
  505. State, local and tribal officials to get new coordinated intelligence services
  506. Recent response to storms prompt change in Seattle's emergency management services
  507. Community health preparedness summit in Washington gathers officials from around the country
  508. White House runs roadside bomb emergency response drill
  509. Vermont police practice response to school shooting emergency
  510. Ohio volunteers get CERT training
  511. States urge residents to stay prepared during Severe Weather Week
  512. Tribal volunteers help Florida residents respond to disaster
  513. Grocery store chains prepare bird flu contingencies
  514. Emergency call center in California integrates technology and operations
  515. Midwest snow storm tests Indiana responders
  516. Red Cross agencies share terrorism and disaster response experiences
  517. Readiness for Recovery: The Galveston Model for Evacuation & Recovery
  518. Galveston Model for Evacuation: Presentation by Steven L. LeBlanc, City Manager of Galveston
  519. Galveston Model for Evacuation: Abstract of Steve LeBlanc's presentation
  520. Galveston Model for Evacuation: Presentation by Dr. Karen H. Sexton, UTMB
  521. Galveston Evacuation Model: Sharon Strain Presentation Galveston Housing Authority
  522. Galveston Model for Evacuation: Abstract of Presentation by Sharon Strain, ED Galveston Housing Authority
  523. Galveston Evacuation Model: Presentation by Stan Blazyk and Jim Hale, Co-Chairs
  524. Galveston Evacuation Model: Abstract of Presentation by Stan Blazyk and Jim Hale, Co-Chairs
  525. Galveston Best Practice: Integrating county, city and surrounding area transportation & evacuation planning
  526. Readiness for Recovery: Presentation by Judge James D. Yarbrough, Galveston County
  527. Readiness for Recovery: Abstract of Presentation by Judge James J. Yarbrough
  528. Readiness for Recovery: Abstract of Steven M. Cernak's presentation, Director, Port of Galveston
  529. Readiness for Recovery: Abstract of Galveston Presentation by Dr. Joan Richardson, UTMB
  530. Readiness for Recovery: Presentation by Harris L. Kempner, Jr., Kempner Capital Management Ltd. & Jeffrey G. Sjostrom, Galveston Economic Development Partnership
  531. Readiness for Recovery: Abstract of Galveston Presentation by Harris L. Kempner, Jr. & Jeffrey G. Sjostrom
  532. Hybrid vehicle response training in Missouri
  533. New York City at forefront of multimedia 911 and 311 services project
  534. DHS to create National Advisory Council
  535. NYC using new nuclear material detection technology
  536. Companies prepare for bird flu pandemic
  537. WVA local doctors learn about bioterror preparedness and response
  538. New federal pandemic response plans outlined
  539. Native American health officials say technology helped to prepare for pandemic
  540. Emergency animal response program in Florida
  541. Tsunami preparedness on the East Coast
  542. Broadband national interoperable network proposed
  543. Response exercise in Georgia simulates overwhelming scenario
  544. Washington community finds its emergency response readiness
  545. Kansas to train Incident Management Teams
  546. Baltimore hospitals announce information-sharing agreement
  547. School system to install 'panic buttons' for emergency response
  548. Maryland responders to be issued ID cards to help expedite emergency field response
  549. CERT training in Illinois community
  550. Kentucky EOC helps to coordinate local emergency response
  551. Mayor says past century storms provided valuable lessons for evacuation planning
  552. Texas city's emergency evacuation gains recognition for planning and continuity of operations
  553. Galveston serves as a model for emergency preparedness
  554. Galveston Working Group: Developing the comprehensive Response for Recovery Plan
  555. Mayors discuss infrastructure security with Congress
  556. New Mexico responders share new technology and information with public and local industry
  557. New Jersey responders drill for chemical attack
  558. Hawaii releases recommendations for communications continuity best practices following earthquake response
  559. Maine emergency exercise shows areas for improvement in technology and communications
  560. Virginia promotes readiness campaign resolution for 2007
  561. Protecting disaster response teams in the field
  562. National Animal ID System
  563. Preparedness report finds cities lacking in response capabilities
  564. Vermont using new 911 technology
  565. Delaware communities plan evacuation routes using tourist-season experience
  566. Fusion centers helping to link state and local-level information-sharing
  567. New York October Surprise snow storm response to be studied
  568. Report finds areas of improvment for state and local evacuation planning
  569. ICE-Qube: Personal Emergency kit for first 72 hours
  570. Iowa lawmakers consider contingency plan for continuity of government
  571. Federal government working with international and domestic agencies to prepare for flu outbreak
  572. West Virginia first responders to begin using interops communications
  573. Chemical industry given homeland security guidelines
  574. Northcom works with private sector to boost emergency response preparedness
  575. Virtual power stations to help supply energy during emergencies
  576. Oklahoma power grid security providing model for country
  577. Increased port partnerships to supplement security funding panel says
  578. Pandemic preparedness website and reference guide to help Illinois schools
  579. Readiness quotient scores individual preparedness
  580. DHS Announces Rail Security Measures
  581. U.S. Fire releases pandemic guidelines and best practices for first responders
  582. Bioterror defense and research bill passed by Congress
  583. Local NC disaster drill partners schools with first responders
  584. New report finds lack of adequate medical preparedness and response in US
  585. Health officials work to mitigate surge during medical emergency
  586. Kansas agropreparedness focuses on cattle safety
  587. CDC survey focuses on hospital preparedness and response to terrorist event
  588. HHS moving to develop health information-sharing network
  589. Baseline interoperability survey findings released
  590. NYPD counterterrorism works on best practices
  591. Coastal Crisis Chaplaincy: A Charleston Best Practice
  592. Arizona state and local responders participate in nuclear response drill
  593. Start of Secure Freight Initiative announced
  594. Pilot rail security program begun in DC
  595. VA gets nod from Governors Assocation for interoperability communications best practices
  596. Arizona county sends out emergency management packets for families
  597. National county survey looks at local preparedness
  598. New York gets new emergency operations center
  599. Canadian pandemic triage plan published
  600. Large animal rescue training in Maine
  601. National Blueprint Summit in Charleston focuses on community involvement
  602. USDA guidelines issued for farm preparedness
  603. Disaster response exercises need comprehensive lessons learned evaluation
  604. Mobile laptop data backup for Charleston City: A public/private best practice by the College of Charleston
  605. Chertoff calls for total interoperability
  606. New interoperable command center in DC
  607. Responders and dispatchers learning Spanish
  608. Galveston Best Practice: Public Emergency Response Fusion Center
  609. Neighborhood Presidents: A Charleston Best Practice
  610. New pandemic plan released for federal, state and local governments
  611. Rhode Island beefing up rail security
  612. Dallas approves interoperable network
  613. New information-sharing plan for federal government
  614. Virginia to use common language to help interoperability
  615. California county hosts emergency preparedness community meeting
  616. Alaska connecting responders in state with radio system
  617. Dogs help first responders in Tenn
  618. Seattle tests postal employees as vaccine couriers
  619. CDC says lessons learned from Katrina help to train for pandemic
  620. Montanan digital communications system links local responders
  621. FBI working with state and local prisons to combat terror
  622. Navajo tribal leaders cooperating with FEMA for response and recovery ops
  623. Chertoff says fusion centers will help all levels of law enforcement against terror
  624. Intellipedia: the new information-sharing among government
  625. Red Cross to reorganize governing structure
  626. Mental health of first responders
  627. Miami and area developing hurricane evacuation and response plan
  628. Homeland Security conference focuses on terrorism prevention and response
  629. Tennessee moves to upgrade 911 system into digital network
  630. Chertoff hails situational awareness and information-sharing among police officials
  631. DOJ looks at role of law enforcement during emergency
  632. NCORP and Manchester College help focus emergency preparedness and response
  633. State agencies turn to information-sharing and interoperable communications abilities
  634. Locals in Montana train for community response
  635. Pandemic plan using quarantine and control measures
  636. Released report looks at urban evacuation routes
  637. Naval WiFi network to help maritime and port security operations
  638. Wall Street West project looks to keep economy continuity during disaster
  639. Fire departments receive federal money to help reduce and respond to blazes
  640. GAO report finds necessity for measurable goals for National Capital Region response plan
  641. West Virginia counties use federal grant money for interoperable communications
  642. Arizona announces preparedness site
  643. Testimony in Congress points to necessity of improved medical preparedness for response
  644. Incident Command System
  645. Public schools to get emergency radios
  646. FCC creates homeland security communications bureau
  647. New England tribes work toward pandemic preparedness
  648. Field care during disasters
  649. Regional responder exercises in Kansas City
  650. Cyber preparedness exercise results in
  651. Local Virginia government releases pandemic response plan
  652. First interoperable network
  653. Washington DC regional response plan unveiled
  654. Looking at communications abilties
  655. DHS plans new information fusion program
  656. White House and DHS release new plan for National Preparedness Month
  657. New report looks at first response to nuke attack
  658. Alaska announces interoperable state radio system
  659. Operation Poseidon drills New England first responders
  660. All must prepare for emergencies
  661. Regional emergency response best practice to help states
  662. First responder credentialing and identification system
  663. New information resource management system for first responders
  664. Katrina study looks at rebuilding efforts
  665. Advisory group says medical records should be standardized
  666. New national standard approved for bioterror safety
  667. Security upgrades and disaster response plans in Chicago
  668. New report focuses on the disabled in disaster response
  669. September 11 network performance foreshadows surge vulnerability
  670. DHS announces fusion center cooperation
  671. Maryland Emergency Management to coordinate incoming evacuees at BWI from Mid East violence
  672. National Governors Association releases pandemic preparedness plan
  673. Tsunami information critical to disaster mitigation
  674. Rhode Island emergency officials making the state radio interoperable
  675. Critical infrastructure report not in line with National Infrastructure Protection Plan
  676. Operation Fast Forward II in DC
  677. New digital public alert system
  678. PATH subway system pilot security project
  679. New Orleans considers text messaging to help communicate during emergencies
  680. Critical infrastructure protection plan released
  681. DHS deploys field offices to flooded states
  682. New biodefense lab in Maryland
  683. Integration of ideas, security measures and communication in DHS
  684. Cyber security a top priority according to business leaders
  685. TOPOFF 4
  686. Report looks at organization of medical services in states
  687. Tsunami preparedness report
  688. Emergency response plans inadequate according to DHS
  689. Institutes of Medicine report finds faulty and fragmented medical response system
  690. Frontier Sentinel exercise in VA and NC waters
  691. Community service up in US for 2005
  692. Reports focus on relationship of jurisdictions during emergency evacuation
  693. HHS funding will go to coordinate national medical response
  694. New airport screening machines for airports
  695. VA fusion center and homeland security grants
  696. National review of city emergency preparedness plans
  697. WTC conditions cause illness among first responders during 9/11
  698. Secure travel program
  699. Governors create Homeland Security Advisors Council
  700. States and locales urge residents to prepare
  701. New Jersey Homeland Security operations
  702. Denver International gets new bomb-sniffing machines
  703. Hurricane exercises in New York City
  704. National Disaster Medical System
  705. Interoperable personal ID cards for government workers
  706. Levee and communications systems in New Orleans
  707. Maryland mass transit employs canine units
  708. State programs to look at emergency preparedness
  709. Biowatch plans for national biosensor network
  710. Tribal roles in emergency and health planning
  711. GAO report targets critical infrastructure information sharing among private sector and DHS
  712. ID check progam for port security
  713. International Tsunami Warning Center conducts first communications test
  714. Survey to collect information on interoperability communications
  715. DOJ launches new information-sharing network to help current local pilot
  716. Tsunami exercises planned for Northwest States
  717. DHS holds table-top exercises to educate on emergency preparedness and hurricanes
  718. Chicago responders and emergency personnel stage drills
  719. New Orleans announces new evacuation plans
  720. Responders in tri-state area standardize communications
  721. Senate report on Katrina released
  722. Report on interoperable communications finds centralization
  723. Open-source information
  724. Communication among agencies
  725. Critical infrastructure and pipeline security
  726. Arizona University runs terror drill
  727. PASS cards to use biomteric information
  728. Integrated Wireless Network
  729. New FEMA guidelines for reconstruction announced
  730. Federal response coordinators and hurricane states
  731. Intelligence fusion centers focus on information sharing
  732. Governor Association report on state homeland security operations
  733. New levee system in North Dakota and Minnesota helps communities stay dry from flood waters
  734. New counterterrorism plan
  735. GAO report details security gaps along border
  736. FCC votes to create communications network bureau for homeland security
  737. Local homeland security operations
  738. Organizing cities and communities for disaster response and preparedness
  739. GAO report on airport security
  740. Cargo containers and port security
  741. Network Theory and information gathering
  742. Joint border plan to increase communication and coordination
  743. Chemical industry report from the GAO
  744. Governors talk about National Guard and border security
  745. Mississippi to build alert system for responders
  746. NSA using data mining for intelligence gathering
  747. Information centralized and shared in DHS
  748. Katrina report from the White House
  749. FEMA housing for police and first responders will continue
  750. GAO report on US VISIT
  751. Focus on cross-preparedness key in homeland security
  752. Cyber Storm exercise in security
  753. Information gathering and the war on terror
  754. Calls for increased cooperation among infrastructure and centralized focus in DHS
  755. Nebraska communications and response conference
  756. GAO report finds room for command and communications improvement for FEMA and DHS
  757. Wireless networks using balloons
  758. New state and local funding causes some areas to get less DHS money
  759. Ground Zero health czar needed - Congressmen say
  760. Hurricane Pam prescience
  761. Emergency medical teams lacking supplies and money
  762. DHS grants help small communities
  763. Threat assessment program aimed at information gathering
  764. Operation Black Jack aimed at border violence
  765. Biometrics to be used in banking and identification
  766. TOPOFF 3 exercise
  767. Pig farming to be vulnerable to avian flu
  768. Homeland Security Academy
  769. Tsunami warning system for Northwest
  770. Directorate for Preparedness
  771. Post traumatic stress and Katrina
  772. Maine task force discusses communications and interoperability
  773. War on terror needs better defined goals - report finds
  774. Integrating college and city disaster planning: A Charleston public/private partnership best practice
  775. Miami police announce new anti-terror measures
  776. Container Security Initiative
  777. Commercial air cargo security to be increased
  778. Training and technology for first responders
  779. NIST working on first responder communications systems
  780. Poultry farmers on front line of bird flu defense
  781. TSA to begin training canine search teams for transit
  782. Open Source Center to coordinate intel and information
  783. New maritime initiative planned
  784. The role of the military in homeland recovery
  785. Information fusion centers bring intelligence to local level
  786. State and Local officials say they learned from Katrina and are ready for Rita
  787. Federal agencies coping with daunting and evolving task
  788. Enivronmental impact of Katrina
  789. Smart card and interconnectivity
  790. Critical cyberinfrastructure development for DHS
  791. Critical infrastructure systems given research money
  792. NYPD and counterterrorism
  793. Exercise PINNACLE
  794. LA sea port gets added scanner security
  795. Real ID Act
  796. New first responder legislation passed
  797. Orlando International Airport scans irises
  798. TOPOFF 3 results
  799. New terror bill seeks to give government more insight into bank records
  800. Nuclear power plant security
  801. WMD report released
  802. New DHS report outlines possible terror and natural threats
  803. OAS gets anti-terrorism funding raise
  804. New report shows FAA had warnings before 9/11
  805. New Hampshire runs mock bird flu outbreak scenario
  806. New quarantine center in Logan airport
  807. Ready Business campaign launched
  808. New first responder training program


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