McBride honors emergency response team for selfless duty

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

First responders in McBride, British Columbia, Canada, were recently honored for their commitment to serving their community.
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Colorado Springs Utilities seeks emergency management specialist

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

Colorado Springs Utilities is seeking a senior emergency management specialist in Colorado, according to a hiring notice posted on Saturday on iaem.com.
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Menon Biosensors demonstrates pathogen detection capabilities

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

Menon Biosensors, Inc., a molecular biochemistry company, announced on Friday that its molecular mirroring nuclear magnetic resonance technology successfully demonstrated pathogen quantification at concentrations as low as one colony forming unit per sample.
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Center for Domestic Preparedness holds regional training conference

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

The Center for Domestic Preparedness in Northern California hosted emergency responders, public health specialists and healthcare professionals during a Feb. 8-14 conference focused on response to major natural or manmade disasters.
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BioCryst completes successful animal trial of filovirus vaccine

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

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced on Monday that its BCX4430 vaccine against filoviruses showed activity against a range of pathogens, including the Marburg and Ebola viruses, in an animal study.
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Ohio county seeks emergency management specialist

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Medina County Emergency Management Agency, a part of the Ohio EMA, is seeking an emergency management specialist, according to a hiring notice posted on Monday on iaem.com.
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Boston seeks emergency planner for OEM

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The city of Boston Mayor's Office of Emergency Management is seeking an emergency planner for the Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant Program, according to a hiring notice posted on Tuesday on iaem.com.
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FEMA requests applicants for National Advisory Council

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The National Association of State EMS Officials recently reported that the Federal Emergency Management Agency is seeking individuals to serve on the National Advisory Council.
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FEMA seeks Emergency Management Specialist

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Authority recently announced that it is seeking a full-time, temporary emergency management specialist leader for its Situational Awareness Unit to fill a vacancy in Bothell, Washington.
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Counterterrorism conference begins in the Philippines

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The first ever conference on global counterterrorism and CBRNE threats in the Philippines began on Tuesday, according to the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
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Hong Kong government office receives white powder letters

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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Ohio Emergency Management awards $4.8 million in grants to county agencies

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014 @ 5:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ohio Emergency Management recently awarded $4.8 million in homeland security grants to 15 county emergency agencies across the state to support homeland security programs.
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Pentagon Force Protection Agency to award contract for EMS support

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014 @ 5:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Washington Headquarters Service's Acquisition Directorate, through the Pentagon Force Protection Agency's Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear & Explosive Directorate, recently announced it itends to award a contract for the support of External Modeling Systems.
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Hawaii Biotech receives DoD contract for anti-botulism drug

Friday, Mar 7, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Botulinum toxin
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FEMA seeks emergency management specialist in Virginia

Friday, Mar 7, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is seeking a supervisory emergency management specialist in Herndon, Virginia, according to a hiring notice posted on Monday on usajobs.gov.
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Bridgeport holds emergency response training course for community

Friday, Mar 7, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Bridgeport, West Virginia, Department of Emergency Services held an emergency response training course on Tuesday for approximately 20 members of the community.
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Texas Department of Public Safety seeks assistant director

Friday, Mar 7, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Texas Department of Public Safety recently announced it is seeking to hire an assistant director to the Texas Division of Emergency Management in Austin, Texas.
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2014 Preparedness Summit scheduled to begin April 1

Friday, Mar 7, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Preparedness Summit, a four-day national conference in the field of public health preparedness, is scheduled to take place on April 1-4 in Atlanta.
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Missouri fire department to conduct CERT training program

Friday, Mar 7, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Branson Fire & Rescue out of Branson, Missouri, announced on Wednesday that it will present a Community Emergency Response Team training program in April to improve community disaster readiness.
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Iowa legislative liaison provides update on key initiatives

Friday, Mar 7, 2014 @ 5:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Legislative Liaison John Benson recently said that two of the department's initiatives have moved through the first funnel of the legislature, and are still part of the discussion for this session.
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