I have spent an amazing, mind opening and delightful 3 days with Mass Fatality Managers from around the world. It is seriously humbling to sit among this caliber of people and experience their lessons learned from every type of fatality event.
As a leader in disaster preparedness and all hazards containment, you would think the BioSeal Systems team would be used to seeing our systems in action or in warehouses ready to deploy. But in fact, we never tire of seeing our systems out in the real world. To us, each encounter or photo represents lives saved, tragedies turned to triumphs, communities protected.
On December 2nd 2011, Metrolina Trauma Advisory Committee (MTAC) held its 2nd Annual Distributor Expo at its headquarters in Charl...
I have just received my copy of " Death in Large Numbers: The Science, Policy, and Management of Mass Fatality Events". I have had the privilege to work with Elin Gursky, the author, at the very first National Mass Fatality planning event held many years ago. She is as fun as she is sharp and nothing gets past her.
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In 2005, Hurricane Katrina left many people without basic resources. Less publicized was the fact that a number of citizens suffering from various disabilities were transported without their wheelchairs and/or other equipment and devices required to meet their needs. In Connecticut, trainers with real-world experiences are helping first responders lessen the […]
Texas Task Force 1 (TX-TF1) along with the Incident Support Team cache has been activated by FEMA through the Texas Division of Emergency Management and will deploy from their facility in College Station to Oklahoma. The 80 member TX-TF1 "White" Team is a Type 1 Urban Search & Rescue Team consisting of Technical and Canine Search components alo […]
FLIR Systems has announced that its Integrated Systems division was awarded a contract for an integrated perimeter intrusion detection security solution for Vancouver International Airport (YVR) in Vancouver, BC, Canada. FLIR's solution will be comprised of a number of CommandSpace Argus ground surveillance systems and Cameleon Tactical Command and Cont […]
The US Geological Service has reported a 5.4 magnitude earthquake centered 13 miles northwest of Borrego Springs. Our office checked with local agencies and there are no preliminary reports of injuries or damage. We will update the site with information as needed. The quake is a good reminder to look through our site for preparedness information to make sure […]
New Program Will Provide Highly-Trained Volunteers During Disasters The County Office of Emergency Services has been selected by the state to participate in Disaster Corps, a program to standardize and coordinate highly-trained volunteers that will be able to respond to disasters across the state. “The concept behind this program started after the 2007 wildf […]