District of Columbia looks to hire new advisor for Department of Health

Thursday, Apr 3, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The District of Columbia Department of Health is looking for a public health advisor to work in the Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Administration, according to a job posting on its website.
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W.S. Darley & Co. distributes robots to first responders

Thursday, Apr 3, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

W.S. Darley & Company, a product developer for first responders, announced on Monday that it is now distributing iRobot's line of tactical mobile robots to the emergency and fire service markets.
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Center for Domestic Preparedness participates in 8th annual Be Ready Camp

Thursday, Apr 3, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The FEMA Center for Domestic Preparedness participated in Alabama's 8th annual Be Ready Camp on March 27 at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center by providing live-patient simulators for more than 90 sixth-grade students.
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Worldwide emergency responders train at Guardian Centers

Thursday, Apr 3, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Guardian Centers in Perry, Ga., recently hosted first responders from around the globe for the largest training exercise on the East Coast.
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PositiveID signs agreement to support DoD contract

Friday, Apr 4, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

PositiveID Corporation, a biological detection system developer, announced on Monday that it signed a contract with UTC Aerospace Systems' ISR & Space Systems unit to support a federal government contract.
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Personnel security specialist sought by FEMA

Friday, Apr 4, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is seeking a personnel security specialist in Washington, according to a hiring notice posted on Tuesday on usajobs.gov.
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New military trauma simulation technology unveiled at "Calamityville"

Friday, Apr 4, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Wright State University's National Center for Medical Readiness unveiled military trauma simulation technology that combines live and computer-simulated experiences during a March 27 training session for the Kentucky Air National Guard.
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Military Researchers work with government agencies to improve biosurveillance

Friday, Apr 4, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Military researchers recently began collaborating U.S. government agencies to improve the nation's biosurveillance capabilities and provide early warnings to warfighters and first responders.
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PharmAthene presents data on SparVax anthrax vaccine

Friday, Apr 4, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

PharmAthene, a biodefense company, announced on Tuesday that it recently presented data from its SparVax next-generation anthrax vaccine program at the 8th annual New Technologies, New Vaccines conference in Wilmington, Delaware.
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DARPA creates new division for biological technologies

Friday, Apr 4, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency announced the creation of a new division on Tuesday, the Biological Technologies Office, to explore the intersection of biology and the physical sciences.
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7th Civil Support Command collaborates with German fire fighters for CBRN training

Friday, Apr 4, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The 7th Civil Support Command's 773rd Civil Support Team participated in training on March 24-28 with the Zaventem, Belgium Fire Department during the fifth annual CBRN Week.
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CDP Superintendent Mike King provides program overview to Senate committee

Friday, Apr 4, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Mike King
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Operations officer sought by EMBC

Monday, Apr 7, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Emergency Management British Columbia is seeking an operations officer in British Columbia, according to a hiring notice posted on Wednesday on iaem.com.
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16th Annual New Jersey Emergency Preparedness Conference to be held in May

Monday, Apr 7, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The New Jersey Emergency Preparedness Association announced its 16th Annual New Jersey Emergency Preparedness Conference will be held May 5-9, in Atlantic City.
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Stratcom to form partnerships to deter terrorist attacks

Monday, Apr 7, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

U.S. Strategic Command said on Wednesday that it will partner with other combatant commands to deter terrorist attacks, detect strategic attacks and defeat attacks.
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Virginia seeks planner for Department of Emergency Management

Monday, Apr 7, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management is hiring a new planner to assist in the development of emergency operation plans, according to a job posting on the agency's website.
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Researchers getting closer to Ebola treatment

Monday, Apr 7, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ebola
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2014 PERRC scheduled for April 13-16 in Orlando

Monday, Apr 7, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc., is sponsoring the 2014 Preparedness, Emergency Response, and Recovery Consortium and Exposition on April 13-16 in Orlando.
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Hersman discusses countering weapons of mass destruction with Senate committee

Monday, Apr 7, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Rebecca Hersman
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CREATE celebrates 10th anniversary

Monday, Apr 7, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Department of Homeland Security said on Wednesday that the National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events will highlight its contributions and advancements in homeland security during its 10th anniversary celebration.
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