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- Putting 'First' into First Responders. Zalud, Bill // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Mar2007, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p12
The article discusses the challenges and difficulties faced by private sector and public sector organizations that provide first responder services such as emergency medical technicians, firefighters, police officers, and private security personnel. Difficulties include communications...
- Hired Guns in the Big Easy. // Risk Management (00355593);May2006, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p8
The article reports on the plans of the sheriff's department in Saint Bernard Parish, Louisiana to bolster its depleted force by hiring private security contractors who will help provide security in the region. The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency has to approve the plan before it can be...
- Vigilantes: A trusted resource for 45 years. // Caribbean Business;9/17/2015, Vol. 43 Issue 36, pS11
The article presents a corporate profile for specialized security and protective services and solutions company Vigilantes Inc. to industrial manufacturing firms in Puerto Rico. The security firm offers safety and security programs including professionalized security officers, medical-emergency...
- Get prepared for an above-average hurricane season. // American Nurseryman;7/15/2002, Vol. 196 Issue 2, p15
Presents a checklist to help prepare for the hurricane season for the horticulture industry. Two to six months before the hurricane; One to two days before the hurricane; 24-hours before a hurricane; Post-hurricane considerations; Looking after plants and structures.
- Be prepared. Jessie, Diana // Yachting;Jul98, Vol. 184 Issue 1, p68
Offers advice to yachtsmen on how to deal with hurricanes. Factors to consider when planning to cruise in an area visited by hurricanes; Choosing and mooring in a marina; Anchoring tips; Developing a master plan for making a boat damage-resistant; Monitoring weather forecasts.
- Experience provides insights on hurricane response. // American City & County;Jun96, Vol. 111 Issue 7, p50
Focuses on the efforts of Bay County, Florida in determining the best way to respond to the emergencies that would be caused by Hurricane Opal. Consultation with storm experts, including the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Florida Department of Community Affairs (DCA);...
- NC, VA hospitals proved up to hurricane's challenges. // AHA News;10/6/2003, Vol. 39 Issue 20, p6
Reports on the preparations made by hospitals in North Carolina and Virginia for Hurricane Isabel. Damages inflicted by Hurricane Isabel in the Mid-Atlantic region; Emergency planning at University Health Systems' hospitals in North Carolina; Number of hospitals which suffered power loss in...
- Sorry Mitch, but hasta la vista. Winston, Paul D. // Business Insurance;11/02/98, Vol. 32 Issue 44, p29
Opinion. Recounts a journalist's experience in trying to avoid an encounter with the Hurricane Mitch while attending a seminar in Cancun, Mexico. Steps taken by the seminar organizers to ensure attendees' safety; Competition for seats to flights out of the city; Preparations made by hotels and...
- Take inventory of your belongings. // Caribbean Business;7/9/1998, Vol. 26 Issue 27, p40
Presents an instruction on creating an inventory of items found in the home as part of the preparations for a hurricane. Instructions include the creation of a visual file, obtaining professional appraisal of jewelry and collectibles, and opening a security box.