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March 14, 2019 by Sarah Hechler

FEMA’s Integrated Public Alert & Warning System (IPAWS) now includes a new event code called Law Enforcement Blue Alert, or...

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March 6, 2019 by Elizabeth Turick

Information travels more quickly than ever. If a disaster occurs in your community, you will need to work quickly and...

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March 4, 2019 by Ann Pickren

Winter storms of any kind, from Winter Weather Advisory to Blizzard Warning, are a pervasive business continuity threat. Originally posted...

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February 25, 2019 by Elizabeth Turick

At least 21 individuals died during the 2019 Polar Vortex—including two university students. The University of Vermont and the University...

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February 25, 2019 by Amanda Cupp

Weather phenomenon isn’t the only concern when considering an emergency plan. OSHA defines workplace emergencies as “an unforeseen situation that...

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February 11, 2019 by Amanda Cupp

Recently, the United States experienced a once-in-a-lifetime weather event when temperatures dropped drastically to record lows. The National Weather Service...

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