- To the Rescue. Brown, Justine // Government Technology;Feb2005, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p44
Focuses on the use of geographic information systems and other applications by Montgomery County in Maryland to reinvent its Emergency Operation Center (EOC). Permission obtained by county officials to move the EOC into the new building; Critical role of technology in the reinvention of the...
- Elevate Your Data. // Geospatial Solutions;Sep2004, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p10
The article reports that the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency needs elevation data for its Flood Map Modernization program. Accurate elevation data are necessary for a variety of purposes, such as the design of public works and engineering projects, emergency response planning, resource...
- Outfitting First Responders. Philpott, Don // Homeland Defense Journal;Feb2008, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p10
The article considers various problems encountered by first responders in doing their job as well as the means they resorted to overcome these problems. First responders from the Red River Regional Dispatch Center, North Dakota, are relieved from handling volume of emergency calls by deploying...
- Can you plan for disasters? Naff, Kevin C. // Business Credit;Oct95, Vol. 97 Issue 9, p29
Discusses disaster planning for companies. Oklahoma terrorist bombing; Luby Products Inc.'s preparations; Earthquake in Kobe, Japan; Comments.
- Disasters and market response. Horwich, George // CATO Journal;Winter90, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p531
Analyzes the response of the United States government to disasters. Government's management of the oil price shocks in the 1970s and 1980s; Relevance of the existence of an associated larger cost to the assessment of the seven deaths from the cyanide-lacing of the pain reliever Tylenol; Uses of...
- '93 hurricane season: Old enemy, new fears. Goldberg, Carol // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);7/26/93, Vol. 40 Issue 30, p1
Discusses the preparations being undertaken by Long Island, New York, businesses, media sources, government and emergency personnel and residents to minimize the effects of the hurricane season. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; Hurricane preparedness conferences; Federal...
- Disaster plans should aim to prevent worker injuries. Long, Stanton F. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;8/7/95, Vol. 99 Issue 32, p7
Advises risk managers and loss control and safety professionals to prevent employees' injuries and health problems when calamities or accidents occur. Need for a contingency plan; Enumeration of different steps for an organization to take before a catastrophe strikes.
- Disaster planning. Paulsen, George C.; Cangelosi, Julian P. // Outlook;Winter94, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p35
Discusses disaster planning and how California firms and practitioners can implement it. Preparation of a disaster plan; Four phases of the disaster planning process; Preparedness; Response to the emergency; Evaluation of the methods suggested.
- When disaster strikes. McBride, Caryn A. // Westchester County Business Journal;2/14/94, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p1
Reports on the effectivity of Westchester and Fairfield County businesses' contingency plans in California earthquake. IBM'S Business Recovery Systems (BRS); GTE; Westchester County Chapter of the American Red Cross; Citibank.