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Best Practices, Tips, Tricks and Strategies for Effective Emergency Management

Posted by Philip Young - Monday, May, 14 2018

National Police Week is May 13th-19th – Honor the Fallen

Every year since 1961, May 15th has been reserved for Peace Officers Memorial Day across our nation.

Established as a key part of National Police Week, the date honors federal, state and local law...

Posted by Nina Caliri - Monday, May, 07 2018

Big Storms Ahead – 4 Emergency Preparedness Tips for Hurricane Season

Since weather forecasters are predicting an above-average incidence of hurricanes in the Atlantic region of the U.S. this year, Americans in prone areas would be wise to brush up on their emergency...

Posted by Tara Gibson - Tuesday, May, 01 2018

9 Ways to Prepare for the Most Common Natural Disaster - Flooding

In many areas of the U.S., regular flooding is starting to become a part of life. In fact, FEMA reports that flooding has become the most common natural disaster nationwide — and that's not likely to...

Posted by Tara Gibson - Thursday, April, 12 2018

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week – We Appreciate You!

Ever think about the heavy load of responsibility undertaken by public safety telecommunicators?

In honor of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, we'd like to express our appreciation for...

Posted by Tara Gibson - Tuesday, April, 03 2018

Best Defense Against an Active Shooter? Planning and Preparation

Tragic recent history proves all organizations must take seriously the possibility of having to take action against an on-premise active shooter.

Even prior to February’s horrific school shooting in...

Posted by Tara Gibson - Tuesday, March, 20 2018

Power to The People – How Utility Companies Can Boost Customer Communication

Power outages and malfunctions are a fact of life for utility companies — an annoying and very expensive fact.

Weather-related power outages alone cost the U.S. an annual $25 billion to $55 billion,...

Posted by Tara Gibson - Monday, March, 12 2018

Effective Event Management – Planning a St. Patricks’ Day Parade

With St. Patrick’s Day falling on a Saturday this year, the nation is bound to see a wide spectrum of celebrations and parades centered around the annual Irish brouhaha.

Each year some 122 million...

Posted by Tara Gibson - Thursday, March, 08 2018

Four Stages of Emergency Management – Are You Communication-Ready?

Mitigation. Preparedness. Response. Recovery.

As organizations across the globe work to establish official emergency management plans, experts such as FEMA recommend zeroing in on those four phases...

Posted by Nina Caliri - Monday, February, 12 2018

Emergency Preparedness 101: Municipalities Need Better Natural Disaster Plans

Hurricane Harvey. Hurricane Irma. Wildfires across California. The 7.1-magnitude earthquake in Mexico City.  

Last year was staggering in terms of natural disasters across North America. And in the...

Posted by Nina Caliri - Tuesday, February, 06 2018

Zero Hour: 8 Crisis Communication Tips for Your Business

Corporate crisis management managers certainly have their work cut out for them these days.

Some weeks the world feels rampant with unfathomable violence, cybersecurity issues, employee-employer...

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