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

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 Philip Young - Thursday, November, 29 2018

Winter is Coming – Emergency Preparedness Tips for Common Winter Storms

Depending on where you live, winter (and winter storms) are either already here or just around the bend.

Unfortunately, for many Americans, that means an onslaught of ice, snow and cold weather that...

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 Nina Caliri - Thursday, October, 25 2018

After a Natural Disaster – Having a Long-Term Emergency Preparedness Plan

It’s a hard truth, but the world is seeing a more substantial impact from natural disasters than ever before. And that’s unlikely to change anytime soon.

Between 1980 and 2017, a whopping 200 weather...

Posted by Nina Caliri - Thursday, September, 27 2018

Wildfires - Preparing for the Most Preventable Natural Disaster

Wildfires can spread quickly and consume a vast amount of land and property in a short amount of time. But unlike many natural disasters, most wildfires are caused by people — and can be prevented by...

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 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 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...

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