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

Posted by Philip Young - Wednesday, February, 20 2019

Is Your Emergency Alert System Reliable?

Reliability, by definition, is known as the quality of being trustworthy or of performing consistently well. There are a lot of instances of which you expect reliability, one of them being your...

Posted by Nina Caliri - Thursday, January, 24 2019

Emergency Preparedness Tips to Share with Customers this Winter Season

Winter Storm Indra swept across the United States this week, spreading snow and ice from the West to the Midwest and Northeast. According to CNN, this bitter cold weather may linger throughout the...

Posted by Tara Gibson - Thursday, January, 10 2019

How to Develop an Emergency Preparedness Plan in 2019 - 3 Steps

From the deadliest wildfire in California’s history to the tragic Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, the United States experienced unthinkable catastrophes throughout 2018.

The time is...

Posted by Tara Gibson - Monday, November, 12 2018

SwiftReach in the News – Keeping People Safe and Informed in 2018

Thanks to the many capabilities of SwiftReach’s Swift911™ emergency notification system, we’ve received lots of positive press throughout 2018.

Here’s a round-up of some of the most prominent news...

Posted by Tara Gibson - Monday, September, 10 2018

It’s National Preparedness Month: Let Us Help You Prepare

September is National Preparedness Month. Organizations like utility companies, local governments and municipalities, and businesses large and small can benefit from conducting a full review of their...

Posted by Philip Young - Monday, August, 27 2018

Technology Trends – How New Tech Can Help Emergency Response Efforts

Emergency response practices continue to improve with new technology to meet the needs of emergency managers. Emergency response is quicker and safer, thanks to new technology created specifically...

Posted by Philip Young - Thursday, July, 12 2018

Not a Drill – 3 Actions to Take During an Active Shooter Situation

In today’s world, it’s an unfortunate fact: To be fully prepared, organizations need concrete plans in place for active shooter situations.

The numbers bear that out; the U.S. has already logged ...

Posted by Nina Caliri - Thursday, June, 21 2018

Testing, Testing: Why it’s Critical to Test Your Emergency Alert System

Do you have formalized, regularly scheduled standards in place for testing the reliability of your emergency alert system? If not, you should put testing guidelines in place to avoid vital mistakes...

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 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...

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