Brunei hosts Interpol counter-terrorism training course

Wednesday, Feb 4, 2015 @ 6:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Brunei hosted a training course in January that focused on counter-terrorism investigation for members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
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Clatsop County public health partners with other agencies to address bio-threats

Thursday, Feb 5, 2015 @ 3:08pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Department of Public Health for Clatsop County partners with local, state and federal agencies for a comprehensive approach to biological preparedness and response.
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DSI announces joint symposium on CBRN threats

Thursday, Feb 5, 2015 @ 3:11pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Defense Strategies Institute (DSI) announced on Thursday that a joint symposium will be held in order to enhance response to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats (CBRN.)
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Soligenix to present at BIO CEO & Investors conference

Thursday, Feb 5, 2015 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Soligenix, Inc.'s President and CEO Christopher Schaber will present at the 17th BIO CEO & Investor Conference at 1:30 p.m. EST on Feb. 10.
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Cleveland Biolabs to report on current work at BIO conference

Thursday, Feb 5, 2015 @ 3:49pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Cleveland Biolabs said on Thursday that it will present data on its oncology and bio-defense programs next week at the 2015 BIO CEO & Investor Conference in New York.
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Rubio urges Obama to take action in Venezuela

Thursday, Feb 5, 2015 @ 3:57pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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FEMA hiring 2 emergency managers in Oakland

Thursday, Feb 5, 2015 @ 6:52pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is looking for two emergency management specialists for its office in Oakland, California.
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Maine Emergency Preparedness Conference agenda released

Thursday, Feb 5, 2015 @ 7:24pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

An agenda was released Wednesday for the seventh annual Maine Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference.
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FEMA seeks to hire hazard-mitigation engineer/architect

Friday, Feb 6, 2015 @ 3:03pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is accepting applications for a hazard mitigation (HM) engineering and architectural specialist position through Tuesday for its Queens, New York, office.
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Former DARPA director to speak at DITEC

Friday, Feb 6, 2015 @ 3:20pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Fernando Fernandez, former director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), will be one of the speakers for the first Defense Innovation and Technology Conference (DITEC) in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, conference organizers said Thursday.
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MediSend deploys mobile repair kits to African hospitals

Friday, Feb 6, 2015 @ 3:32pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

MediSend International sent two of its Mobile Biomedical Equipment Test and Repair Kits to hospitals in Sierra Leone and Liberia, the company said Friday.
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FEMA seeks training specialist in Maryland

Friday, Feb 6, 2015 @ 3:34pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is looking to hire a training specialist at its office in Emmitsburg, Maryland, a USAJobs.com posting on Thursday said.
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White House releases 2015 National Security Strategy

Friday, Feb 6, 2015 @ 6:32pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The White House released an overview on Friday of the National Security Strategy for 2015, which includes measures limiting nuclear proliferation and biological-threat preparedness.
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Pertexa's RITA web robot aims to keep doctors connected

Friday, Feb 6, 2015 @ 6:49pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Pertexa launched a new machine on Thursday that aims to help doctors access Internet articles and resources in hospitals and research facilities.
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FirstResponder.gov publishes January project overview

Monday, Feb 9, 2015 @ 3:07pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) first-responder website, FirstResponder.gov, recently published updates on January projects from the agency's Science and Technology Directorate (S&T).
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LVVWD seeks emergency management coordinator

Monday, Feb 9, 2015 @ 3:32pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Las Vegas Valley Water District (LVVWD) is looking to hire an Emergency Management Coordinator for their office in Las Vegas.
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Washington State seeks preparedness unit manager

Monday, Feb 9, 2015 @ 5:01pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Washington State Emergency Management Division is seeking to hire a preparedness unit manager at its Lakewood office, a recent job-opening post said.
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Johnson elaborates on National Security Strategy

Monday, Feb 9, 2015 @ 5:18pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson released a statement on Friday regarding the National Security Strategy for 2015 that was introduced by President Barrack Obama.
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U.N.: 'Complacency' would squander any ground gained against Ebola

Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 @ 1:44am by BioPrepWatch Reports

John Ging, operations director of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), said on Friday, after visiting Ebola-ravaged West African countries, that he was confident that the virus could be eliminated from these countries.
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Five-nation security group resumes counter-terror talks

Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 @ 2:35am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Officials from five countries met at Lancaster House on Friday in London to continue discussions about national security, organized crime and other issues.
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