FEMA seeks regional administrator in California

Monday, Mar 3, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is seeking a regional administrator in Oakland, California, according to a hiring notice posted on Wednesday.
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Baltimore seeks emergency management training specialist

Monday, Mar 3, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Baltimore City Mayor's Office of Emergency Management is seeking a regional training and exercise specialist, according to a hiring notice posted on Wednesday.
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University of Missouri develops faster anthrax detection method

Monday, Mar 3, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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Oklahoma Payne County to develop community emergency response team

Monday, Mar 3, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Oklahoma Payne County Office of Emergency Management recently announced that it will establish a community emergency response team this year to serve the community through disaster relief.
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FEMA seeks management specialist in Chicago

Monday, Mar 3, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is seeking a supervisory emergency management specialist in Chicago, according to a hiring notice posted on Wednesday.
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U.S., U.K. agree to international science collaboration

Monday, Mar 3, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Defense ministers for the U.S. and the U.K. signed a formal science agreement on Wednesday to enhance collaboration on cybersecurity, space research and energy use.
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Davis County holds first-responder training course

Monday, Mar 3, 2014 @ 5:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

First responder classes for nine local and rural residents began on Wednesday in Davis County, Iowa.
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SDI predicts CBRN market will surpass $13.69 billion by 2023

Monday, Mar 3, 2014 @ 5:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Strategic Defence Intelligence recently released a new research study titled "The Global CBRN Market 2013-2023 - Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights: Market Profile" that estimates an increase in the CBRN defense market.
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Utah first responders train in bioterror simulation

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

First responders in St. George, Utah, prepared for biological terrorist attacks and other emergencies on Wednesday in a training exercise conducted by the National Guard 8th Civil Support Unit out of Colorado.
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Ohio celebrates 20-year anniversary of EOC

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Ohio Emergency Management Agency recently celebrated the 20-year anniversary of the completion of its Emergency Operations Center/Joint Dispatch Facility, according to the EMA.
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Reps. Maffei and Capuano introduce bill for National First Responders Day

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Reps. Dan Maffei (D-N.Y.) and Michael Capuano (D-Mass.) introduced legislation on Thursday to establish a public holiday to be known as National First Responders Day.
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FEMA seeks deputy to the assistant administrator of NCP

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently announced that it is seeking someone to fill the position of deputy to the assistant administrator of National Continuity Programs.
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Construction completed on new EOC in Iowa

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Iowa Homeland Security & Emergency Management Department recently announced the completion of a new Emergency Operations Center in Ames meant to improve the city's ability to prepare for and respond to emergencies.
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House holds oversight hearing on the Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasure Enterprise

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014 @ 4:27pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Rep. Rosa DeLauroThe House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies heard testimony from scientific advisors on Thursday during an oversight hearing on Thursday on the Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasure Enterprise (PHEMCE).
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New Mexico first responders prepare for agricultural emergencies

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

First responders from New Mexico and more than a dozen other states are participating in a week-long exercise at the Socorro County Fairgrounds to prepare for agriculture-based emergencies.
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Yuba County looks for Emergency Operations Planner

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014 @ 5:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Yuba County, Calif., is looking for a full-time Emergency Operations Planner to work in the Office of the County Administrator, according to a job posting on iaem.com.
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Argon Electronics to host CBRNe Summit 2014

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014 @ 5:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Argon Electronics will sponsor the CBRNe Summit 2014 in Brno, Czech Republic from March 26-28 in an effort to support research and development in the fight against CBRN threats.
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HSSI seeks emergency manager

Wednesday, Mar 5, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Homeland Security Solutions, Inc., is seeking an emergency manager to support the U.S. Navy in Virginia, according to a hiring notice posted on Sunday on iaem.com.
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Philadelphia MDO-OEM seeks ready coordinator

Wednesday, Mar 5, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The city of Philadelphia Managing Director's Office of Emergency Management is seeking a ready coordinator/assistant public information officer, according to a hiring notice posted on Monday on iaem.com.
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Volunteer fire company to hold introductory class to encourage younger participants

Wednesday, Mar 5, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

An Olyphant, Penn., volunteer fire department will begin a training class in the spring for beginner and veteran firefighters in an effort to recruit more volunteers.
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