FEMA seeking insurance specialist in Massachusetts

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015 @ 12:15pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced in a job posting on Tuesday that there is an opening for an insurance specialist at their office in Maynard, Massachusetts.
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FEMA announces open positions

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015 @ 9:46am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released information on Saturday for open positions including an updated listing for the logistics management specialist.
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FEMA announces open IT, financial specialist positions

Monday, Oct 19, 2015 @ 9:24am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Both position openings will close in late October.
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HHS launches online radiation treatment redesign

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015 @ 3:25pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on Oct. 8 that they have initiated the redesigned Radiation Emergency Medical Management website (REMM).
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FEMA announces open specialist positions

Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015 @ 9:46am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced an opening for an emergency management specialist and an environmental protection specialist on Saturday.
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S&T pursuing pilot to increase situational awareness capabilities

Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015 @ 7:45am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) launched a pilot program aimed at improving situational awareness among first response personnel, they announced on Friday.
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FEMA announces emergency management specialist positions

Monday, Oct 12, 2015 @ 2:10pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced vacancies for emergency management positions at its New York and Atlanta offices on Friday.
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BARDA releases Broad Agency Announcement for infectious disease countermeasures

Friday, Oct 9, 2015 @ 9:23am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) submitted a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) to solicit continued research into countermeasures against infectious diseases on Oct. 1.
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FEMA fleet management position open to Louisiana Recovery Office staff

Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015 @ 12:43pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced Monday that there is a fleet management position open in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to employees of the Louisiana Recovery Office (LRO).
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FEMA accepts applications for two open positions

Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015 @ 12:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) opened two positions on Monday, an emergency management specialist in response and an infrastructure branch director.
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FEMA releases second edition of National Preparedness Goal

Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015 @ 12:25pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued a private sector advisory on Monday to announce the release of the National Preparedness Goal (NPG).
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HHS launches TRACIE system to improve disaster preparation

Sunday, Oct 4, 2015 @ 10:15am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced the launch of the Technical Resources, Assistance Center and Information Exchange (TRACIE) system for first responders and other key emergency and disaster response personnel.
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BARDA contracted to develop burn treatment

Saturday, Oct 3, 2015 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Thursday that it has contracted PolyNovo Ltd. of Australia to develop a burn treatment.
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First Responders Group develops X-Ray Scanning Rover

Thursday, Oct 1, 2015 @ 1:12pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Science and Technology Directorate's First Responders Group (FRG) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are working to develop a rover that is able to scan suspicious objects in the field. 
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DHS holds biological and agricultural security competition

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015 @ 9:33am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced that the Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and the Research Development Partnerships (RDP) Group Office of National Labs (ONL) will be holding an ideation contest beginning Sept. 30.
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FEMA announces two open positions

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015 @ 8:32am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced on Monday that emergency management specialist for preparedness and disaster survivor assistance specialist positions are now open.
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HHS, University of Colorado explore potential mustard gas countermeasure

Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015 @ 11:07am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the University of Colorado's Pediatric Airway Research Center will research the possible uses of an approved drug against sulfur mustard exposure, they announced Sept. 23. 
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GAO releases report on National Biosurveillance Integration Center

Sunday, Sep 27, 2015 @ 8:20pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report Thursday on the National Biosurveillance Integration Center (NBIC) and identified roles and associated challenges that are essential for the center.
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FEMA seeks program analyst, training specialist

Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 @ 7:52pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced Wednesday that it has a program analyst and training specialist position at its Washington D.C. and Atlanta offices, respectively.
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Antibody drug for Ebola advanced by HHS

Monday, Sep 21, 2015 @ 3:46pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on Monday that it has advanced the development of a antibody-based treatment candidate for the Ebola virus.
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