Agentase to receive contract from DARPA for PPE coating

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency recently announced plans to award a sole source contract to Agentase LLC, a subsidiary of FLIR Systems, for a project to develop novel coatings that neutralize nerve agents.
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Program specialist sought by FEMA

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is seeking a program specialist in Washington, according to a hiring notice posted on Monday on usajobs.gov.
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Florida county Office of Emergency Management looks for coordinator

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Pasco County, Fla., Office of Emergency Management is looking for an emergency management coordinator to work full-time, according to a post on its website.
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Disaster Recovery Centers organized in Washington following landslides

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency said on Monday that Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams are available in the state of Washington to make sure survivors of recent landslides receive disaster assistance.
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DHS to host five supply chain security workshops

Friday, Apr 11, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently announced plans to host free supply chain security workshops in five major cities between April 23 and June 3.
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Researchers seek countermeasures against mystery infections

Friday, Apr 11, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A team of scientists at the University of Washington is seeking rapid, broad countermeasures that can be effective against several different viruses and pathogens, the university said on Tuesday.
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Napa County offers volunteer emergency responder course following California earthquakes

Friday, Apr 11, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Napa County, Calif., will hold a Community Emergency Response Training course at Napa Valley College beginning April 24.
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FEMA looks for emergency management specialist for Homeland Security office

Friday, Apr 11, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is looking for an emergency management specialist to work full-time in the Philadelphia Homeland Security office, according to a job posting on usajobs.gov.
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Elusys validates manufacturing process for anthrax antitoxin

Friday, Apr 11, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Elusys Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing antibody therapies for infectious diseases, announced on Tuesday that it completed validation of the commercial manufacturing process for ETI-204, an anthrax antitoxin.
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Logistics management specialist sought by FEMA

Friday, Apr 11, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is seeking a logistics management specialist in Atlanta, according to a hiring notice posted on Tuesday on usajobs.gov.
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EU works to provide better CBRN response with new Centre of Excellence in Lebanon

Friday, Apr 11, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The European Union in Lebanon officially launched on April 4 the CBRN Centre of Excellence Project, which provides authorities in Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan greater prevention, preparedness and response support.
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$4 million federal grant enables crisis counseling to continue in Colorado

Friday, Apr 11, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced on Tuesday that crisis counseling services for survivors of the September 2013 flooding disaster in Colorado will continue as a result of a $4 million grant.
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San Mateo County to conduct emergency drill

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Emergency response teams in San Mateo County, California, will conduct a countywide exercise on April 17 to simulate the mass distribution of medicine during a health emergency.
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Closeout specialist sought by FEMA

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is seeking a closeout specialist in Lakewood, Colorado, according to a hiring notice posted on Wednesday on usajobs.gov.
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IAEM announces dates for Region 4 and 5 Training Summit and Expo

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The International Association of Emergency Managers said on Tuesday that it will hold its Region 4 and 5 training summit and exposition on May 19-23 in Savannah, Ga.
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FEMA looks to hire emergency management specialist in Washington, D.C.

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is hiring an emergency management specialist to work full-time in its Washington, D.C., office, according to a job posting on usajobs.gov.
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Apprio receives $20 million contract with FEMA's CDP

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Apprio, a technology solutions provider, announced on Wednesday that it received a new contract with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide consulting services to the Center for Domestic Preparedness.
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Stockpiling smallpox vaccine may be best use of resources

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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VA Medical Center employees receive emergency response training at FEMA's CDP

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency said on Thursday that 39 Veterans Health Administration employees attended emergency medical response training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness.
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Hersman offers overview of defense programs to House Armed Services Committee

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Rebecca Hersman
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