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Mass Notification & Emergency Management Blog

Video: Tornado Survivor Explains Importance of Preparing for Natural Disasters

Posted on Apr 23, 2014 in Emergency Notification, Emergency Preparedness, Mass Notification & Emergency Management Blog, Videos

In this video, Chelsey Smith with FEMA talks about her experience as a tornado survivor after an EF3 tornado passed through her neighborhood. Chelsey was fortunate in that her parents taught her the importance of preparedness at a young age, including practicing what to do in the event of a tornado. Her exposure to the importance of preparedness led to her establishing a response plan that would carry her into her adulthood. Chelsey discusses having a backup system in place versus relying solely on sirens, “I would not have woken up to just...

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Active Shooter Q&A Session Featuring Emergency Preparedness Expert Bo Mitchell

Posted on Apr 17, 2014 in Emergency Preparedness, Mass Notification & Emergency Management Blog, Videos, Webinars

On March 26th, Stuart Jarvis from Regroup and emergency preparedness expert Bo Mitchell from 911 Consulting® presented an informative webinar entitled “Active Shooter in Your Workplace: Lessons Learned & Best Practices”. As this was an interactive webinar, attendees were able to get answers to pressing questions they had concerning active shooter protocols, including how their organization could communicate effectively throughout an active shooter event. To hear the answers to all the pressing questions that attendees asked, register...

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Winter 2014 Likely to Be One of the Top 5 Costliest Since 1980

Posted on Apr 15, 2014 in Emergency Preparedness, Mass Notification & Emergency Management Blog

According to a press release issued by the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.), due to near-record snowfall and prolonged extreme cold throughout many parts of the United States, insured losses from the 2014 winter storms is over $1.5 billion thus far. With this figure only including two of 2014’s winter storms, 2014 will most likely become one of the top five costliest since 1980. “The estimated $1.5 billion figure covers events occurring between January 1 and February 21, 2014 with more than 175,000 claims paid to policyholders,...

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Webinar Video: Learn How to Prepare for and Respond to Active Shooter Events

Posted on Apr 10, 2014 in Emergency Preparedness, Mass Notification & Emergency Management Blog, Videos, Webinars

Learn how your organization can better prepare for and respond to Active Shooter Events by watching our webinar recording of “Active Shooter in Your Workplace: Lessons Learned & Best Practices”. This timely webinar features leading emergency preparedness expert Bo Mitchell from 911 Consulting® and Stuart Jarvis, Regroup’s Director of Sales. Following are a few additional highlights from the webinar: A discussion on the three pillars of emergency response: Command, Control & Communications Explore the necessity for...

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Safety & Security in K-12 Schools: What Other States Can Learn from the Idaho DOE

Posted on Apr 8, 2014 in Emergency Preparedness, Mass Notification & Emergency Management Blog

On February 12, 2014 the Idaho State Department of Education Safe and Secure Schools Task Force, established in June of 2013, released the findings of its multi-hazard threat assessments conducted on approximately 10% of its 730 public schools. The purpose was to capture an accurate snapshot of school safety readiness throughout the state, to: 1) Build local capacity to assess safety and security threats and, 2) Capture a real-time ‘snapshot’ of Idaho’s school vulnerabilities to inform training, policy and funding priorities. While the...

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