National security workshop added to GEOINT 2013* agenda

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation announced on Thursday that a national security workshop will be added to the agenda for the GEOINT 2013* Symposium.
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Maricopa healthcare trainers receive training at Center for Domestic Preparedness

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency said on Friday that three representatives from the Maricopa Integrated Health System in Phoenix, Ariz., recently received Technical Emergency Response Training for CBRNE Incidents.
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FICEMS establishes new five-year strategy to improve national EMS procedures

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Interagency Committee on Emergency Medical Services recently reached a consensus on the organization's direction for the next five years, including 30 new objectives to enhance national EMS initiatives.
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DHS awards $4.7 million to Nevada

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Nevada Department of Public Safety announced on Thursday that its Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security was awarded $4.7 million by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for 2014.
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Kansas opens Heartland Preparedness Center in Wichita

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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State of Louisiana looks for all hazards planner

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Louisiana Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is looking to hire an all hazards planner to work full-time in Baton Rouge, according to a posting on its website.
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Oklahoma Department of Health seeks emergency preparedness and response nurse

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Oklahoma State Department of Health recently announced that it is seeking an emergency preparedness and response nurse to serve in the Homeland Security Region and oversee Public Health Emergency Preparedness grant capabilities.
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Alabama residents graduate from CERT training course

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A group of 17 people from Trussville, Alabama, recently graduated from a local Community Emergency Response Team course.
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Missouri residents offered three-day emergency preparedness course

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Meramec Regional Planning Commission in St. James, Missouri, recently announced that it is offering a three-day emergency training course in April to the residents of six nearby counties.
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Massachusetts Department of Fire Services looks for new deputy director

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Massachusetts Department of Fire Services is looking for a new deputy director for the hazardous materials response division, according to a job post on its website.
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Government agencies and private organizations help veterans transition to civilian life

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A multilateral effort across government agencies and other organizations is in progress to help veterans make the switch to the civilian work world.
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California city plans disaster preparedness class

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Solano County, California-based Vacaville Community Response Training program recently announced that its spring session for CERT training will begin on April 17.
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CERT training in Washington city to start April 15

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The city of Renton, Washington, recently announced it will offer Community Emergency Response Team training starting on April 15 to help civilians respond to a disaster.
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Soldiers participate in CBRNE reactionary training at Fort Hood

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Soldiers with the 566th Area Support Medical Company received training and certification for the Defense CBRNE Reactionary Force mission from March 17-19 at Fort Hood, Texas.
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Information Technology Specialist needed at FEMA Regional Office in New York City

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency is seeking an information technology specialist in New York City, according to a recent job posting on usajobs.gov.
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Massachusetts town recruiting volunteers for CERT program

Friday, Mar 28, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

First responders in Amherst, Massachusetts, are recruiting volunteers for the town's first Community Emergency Response Team training program.
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Preparedness planner sought by Seattle OEM

Friday, Mar 28, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Seattle Office of Emergency Management is seeking a community preparedness planner in Seattle, according to a hiring notice posted on Tuesday on iaem.com.
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Battelle and Franklin County officials work toward county-wide alert system

Friday, Mar 28, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Battelle and officials in Franklin County, Ohio, recently said that they want a new mass warning and notification system to serve the entire county.
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IITRI awarded biological surety support contract for Plague Vaccine Program

Friday, Mar 28, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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Emergency management coordinator sought by Maine Medical Center

Friday, Mar 28, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Maine Medical Center is seeking an emergency management coordinator in Portland, Maine, according to a hiring notice posted on Tuesday on iaem.com.
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