Emergency Operations Center

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Name: Emergency Operations Center
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Sheriff says he’s dealt with job

Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk Taylor says the experience he’s gained in his two terms as sheriff along with the job he’s done in office make him the best candidate for the job.Kirk TaylorTaylor, a Democrat, is seeking his third term and will square off against ... [Published Pueblo Chieftain Online - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Report: Interagency issues hinder Double Diamond Fire response

Communication problems among responding agencies and a flood of calls from concerned residents to an emergency operations center hampered the Double Diamond Fire response, but having an emergency plan and rapid evacuations saved lives and property during ... [Published Amarillo Globe News - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

PECO crews probe gas odor in Delaware, Montgomery counties

PECO crews are trying to locate the source of a gas odor that has been widely reported throughout Delaware and Montgomery counties.The utility company had received more than 400 calls from residents reporting the smell as of 4 p.m. Saturday, spokeswoman ... [Published Philly.com - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Roadblocks Removed for Snag Canyon Fire

KITTITAS COUNTY, WA - The Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center says as of Friday morning, it has removed all county roadblocks and road closure signs for the Snag Canyon Fire north of Ellensburg.The following roads are now back open to the public: ... [Published KNDO KNDU - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Vietnamese rescue officials visit Oregon through State Partnership Program

The Oregon National Guard hosted a delegation from Vietnam's National Committee for Search and Rescue (VINASARCOM) this weekas part of the State Partnership Program.Vice Admiral Pham Ngoc Minh, deputy chief of general staff of theVietnam People's Army ... [Published Noodls - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Ameren : Missouri Crews Swing Into Action to Restore Power Emergency Operations Center is Open

ST. LOUIS , Aug. 27 -- Ameren issued the following news release:As quickly as the latest round of summer storms rolled through the area, Ameren Missouri crews were deployed to repair storm damage that cut power to more than 16,000 customers throughout ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Governor Announces Steps to Improve Communication With Non-English Speaking Residents, Individuals With Disabilities

Taskforce Recommendations Just the Latest Example of How the State has Improved Its Emergency Response(HARTFORD, CT) - Governor Dannel P. Malloy today released"Over the last three years and a half, we have taken major steps forward in emergency preparedness, ... [Published Noodls - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Dispute between Griggs County and contractor building new courthouse

Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - A dispute between Griggs County and the contractor hired to build a new courthouse and emergency operations center is likely to end up in court.Grand Forks-based company Construction Engineers filed a lien for more than $850,000 ... [Published WDAY - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Malloy: Connecticut storm advisories will be translated into Spanish

HARTFORD >> Emergency press conferences from the state armory in Hartford will be translated in Spanish and will include a sign language interpreter as part of an effort to improve crisis communications, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday ... [Published Register Citizen - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Storm Leave thousands without power

ST. LOUIS - Storms knocked out power to more than 16,000 Ameren Missouri customers, mostly due to trees and falling on power lines.In St. Louis' Dogtown neighborhood, downed trees blocked the entrance to several homes near the intersection of Louisville ... [Published KSDK NewsChannel 5 - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Himes: Norwalk's Fire Headquarters a Wise Investment for Public Safety

NORWALK, CT-Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today visited Norwalk's Central Fire Station headquarters to highlight how the city's firefighters and the community are benefiting from the public investment that built the state-of-the art facility. Himes joined ... [Published Noodls - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

City votes to give money for bridge fix

Half Moon Bay leaders voted Monday night to give California State Parks $100,000 "no strings attached" to facilitate a fix to the crumbling Pilarcitos Creek Bridge. The decision brought a round of applause from a small crowd in the city's Emergency Operations ... [Published Half Moon Bay Review - Aug 27 2014]

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President Koroma also registered his disappointment with the slow response from the international community since the outbreak. "As a country we have substantially reduced the initial challenges of fear, denial, ignorance and misinformation. What we are confronted with now is addressing the fight against Ebola in terms of treatment centers, training of contact tracers and surveillance officers, social mobilization, logistics and equipment that are required" he explained
"Before receiving water utilities' vulnerability assessments, EPA is required to implement a protocol to protect these assessments from unauthorized disclosure. Through coordination with federal law enforcement and intelligence officials, EPA has completed an information protection protocol that outlines measures to be taken to ensure information security. The protocol includes restrictions on persons who are allowed access to the assessments, actions those persons must take to ensure the security of the information, and security provisions regarding storage and handling of these documents. The security measures implemented include the following:"
...system helped us to restore power more quickly," said Dave Wakeman, senior vice president, Ameren Missouri Operations and Technical Services. "Our crews remain on alert in case another round of severe weather rolls through our region."
...we have taken major steps forward in emergency preparedness, and this report is just the latest example of that effort," said Governor Malloy. "This interim report establishes a more comprehensive framework to help overcome communication barriers during emergency situations. But make no mistake; there is more work to be done over the coming months and I look forward to supporting efforts to improve communications with all citizens. I would like to thank Commissioner Schriro and all of the members of the committee for their outstanding work and commitment to enhance preparedness response in Connecticut."

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PECO crews probe gas odor in Delaware, Montgome... [Published Philly.com - Aug 30 2014]
Gov't Commends Airtel for Fight Against Ebola [Published Modern Ghana - Aug 30 2014]
Parents, schools react to St. John water scare [Published L' Observateur - Aug 30 2014]
Nigeria: Ebola SitRep 28, August 27 [Published H5N1 - Aug 30 2014]
Nigeria: Ebola Virus Disease - Nigeria Daily Si... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 29 2014]
LATEST UPDATE: EPA issues response to requests ... [Published WBOY - Aug 29 2014]
Hard-Won Experience: Lessons from America’s Big... [Published Government Technology US - Aug 29 2014]
New: Public Health Matters Blog - On the Ground... [Published Center for Disease Control and Prevention - Aug 29 2014]
Roadblocks Removed for Snag Canyon Fire [Published KNDO KNDU - Aug 29 2014]
Painful memories [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Aug 29 2014]
Vietnamese rescue officials visit Oregon throug... [Published Noodls - Aug 29 2014]
Mid-Atlantic to reopen by early December [Published Cape Gazette - Aug 29 2014]
Napa quake raises readiness questions [Published Community Voice - Aug 29 2014]
Proposed Scituate police-fire complex would cos... [Published Patriot Ledger - Aug 29 2014]
AMEREN : Missouri Crews Work Around the Clock t... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 29 2014]
Mass notification tool goes live in October [Published Fort Leavenworth Lamp - Aug 29 2014]
Governor Announces Steps to Improve Communicati... [Published Noodls - Aug 29 2014]
Dispute between Griggs County and contractor bu... [Published WDAY - Aug 29 2014]
SPC builds capacity to manage emergency operati... [Published Saipan Tribune - Aug 28 2014]
Are you ready for the Big One? [Published Renton Reporter - Aug 28 2014]
Friday rescue operation successful [Published Pagosa Springs Sun - Aug 28 2014]
0368 - 08/28/2014 CDC Ebola Response Update #4 [Published Noodls - Aug 28 2014]
Malloy: Connecticut storm advisories will be tr... [Published Register Citizen - Aug 28 2014]
Sierra Leone News : Ebola can be Prevented; DON... [Published AwarenessTimes - Aug 28 2014]
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Nigeria: Ebola SitRep 28, August 27 [Published H5N1 - Aug 30 2014]
Via ReliefWeb, a report from WHO and the government of Nigeria: Ebola Virus Disease - Nigeria Daily Situation Report (SitRep No: 28), 27th August 2014. Click through to download the PDF.1.- Highlights•One new confirmed case in a deceased doctor in Port ...
Nigeria: Ebola Virus Disease - Nigeria Daily Si... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 29 2014]
Source: World Health Organization, Government of NigeriaCountry: Nigeria 1.- Highlights • One new confirmed case in a deceased doctor in Port harcourt who treated a suspected case who was a primary contact to the index case but defaulted follow ...
Palau: Building capacity to manage emergency op... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 28 2014]
Source: Secretariat of the Pacific CommunityCountry: Palau Participants from Palau Government departments, Palau Red Cross and the media attended training last week on establishing and managing Emergency Operations Centers. In 2012, Typhoon Bopha impacted ...
Sierra Leone: Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Update ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 26 2014]
Source: Government of Sierra LeoneCountry: Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Press Release 25/8/2014 Ebola outbreak update: As of today, 25 August 2014, we have a total of 244 patients who have survived ...
Dominican Republic: One missing, 4,000 displace... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 24 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Dominican Republic 08/24/2014 03:49 GMT SANTO DOMINGO, August 24, 2014 (AFP) - One person was swept away and 4,000 were displaced Saturday when heavy rains from a newly forming tropical depression slammed into the ...
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