WSDOT seeks emergency management program specialist

Friday, Feb 28, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Washington State Department of Transportation is seeking an emergency management program specialist for its Office of Emergency Management, according to a hiring notice posted on Tuesday.
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FEMA awards $7.5 million in preparedness grants to fire departments

Friday, Feb 28, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced on Tuesday that it awarded more than $7.5 million in preparedness grants to fire departments in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisiana and Arkansas.
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Mock disaster drill at Indian school aids CBRN authorities

Friday, Feb 28, 2014 @ 5:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A CBRN mock disaster drill was completed at Army Public School, Jalandhar Cantt in India on Wednesday by the Vajra Corps to coordinate responses from local agencies and test the quality of the agencies' preparedness plans.
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GTD reports no significant increase in risk of terrorism during Olympics

Friday, Feb 28, 2014 @ 5:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Global Terrorism Database recently announced that based on statistics, there is no significant increase in the risk of terrorism during the Olympics.
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