Newport Beach, CA to hold CERT class for residents and neighbors

Friday, Mar 7, 2014 @ 5:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

California's Newport Beach Fire Department recently announced that it will hold Community Emergency Response Team classes for all community members interested in learning emergency response skills.
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UTMB forms collaboration to advance bioterror treatments

Monday, Mar 10, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ebola
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Baltimore OEM seeks emergency management specialist

Monday, Mar 10, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The city of Baltimore Mayor's Office of Emergency Management and the Baltimore Urban Area Workgroup is seeking a regional program management specialist, according to a hiring notice posted on Wednesday on iaem.com.
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Greenwich forms new Community Emergency Response Team

Monday, Mar 10, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A Community Emergency Response Team of 48 members was formed and declared ready on Wednesday in Greenwich, Conn.
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U.S. Army CBRN School Commander Combs departs for new command

Monday, Mar 10, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Brig. Gen. Peggy Combs
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DARPA program seeks compact, affordable biological detectors

Monday, Mar 10, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Defense Advance Research Projects Agency announced on Tuesday that it is seeking proposals for cheaper, smaller lasers to be used for biological and chemical agent detection.
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Tekmira gets fast track designation for anti-Ebola therapeutic

Monday, Mar 10, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation, a developer of RNA interference therapeutics, announced on Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted fast track designation for its anti-Ebola viral therapeutic.
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Virginia fire department chief requests additional funding

Monday, Mar 10, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Shenandoah County, Va., Fire Department Chief Gary Yew said on Tuesday that the budget for fiscal year 2015 is more slim than he requested.
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Armed Forces of the Philippines complete CBRN simulation training with U.S. Army

Monday, Mar 10, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Armed Forces of the Philippines, with the support of a U.S. Army CBRN Support Command, recently completed a CBRNE simulation training exercise to increase national preparedness in the event of a terrorist attack.
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Employment News

Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014 @ 9:39am by BioPrepWatch Reports

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Event News

Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014 @ 9:39am by BioPrepWatch Reports

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New York City OEM seeks watch commander

Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The New York City Office of Emergency Management is seeking a watch commander in Brooklyn, according to a hiring notice posted on Friday on iaem.com.
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Amherst County Public Safety seeks deputy director

Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Amherst County Department of Public Safety is seeking a deputy director of public safety in Amherst County, Virginia, according to a hiring notice posted on Thursday on iaem.com.
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Summit County, Ohio, looks for emergency management specialist

Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Summit County, Ohio, recently posted a job opening for an emergency management specialist at the county's Emergency Management Agency.
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University of Southern California launches community emergency preparedness initiative

Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The University of Southern California's Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events launched its USC Community Emergency Preparedness Project on Friday.
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Argon launches new CBRN detection simulator

Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Argon Electronics, a systems developer for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear/hazmat training, announced on Thursday that it launched a new detection simulator to enhance the reality of CBRN exercises.
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Sens. Blunt, McCaskill praise passage of biosecurity resolution

Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) praised the passage on Thursday of a resolution that highlighted the importance of biosecurity and agro-defense to U.S. national and economic security.
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Gig Harbor, Wash., to hold community emergency response training

Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Gig Harbor, Wash., will begin a certification course to form a local community emergency response team beg March 15.
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Navarro Research & Engineering seeks emergency management leader

Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Navarro Research & Engineering, Inc., recently announced that it is seeking an emergency management and business continuity planner to serve its Nevada National Security Site and North Las Vegas Facilities.
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Elusys receives notice of allowance on anti-anthrax antibody patent

Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Elusys Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, announced on Tuesday that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a notice of allowance for a patent on preventing or treating anthrax with Elusys' anti-anthrax antibody.
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