Disaster preparedness

Arrow Electronics and IBM Team Up to Support Call for Code to Promote Technological Solutions for Natural Disasters

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DENVER, Co., September 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ –  Arrow Electronics today announced that it is joining the Call for Code initiative with Founding Partner IBM, an effort designed to inspire new technology to address pressing social challenges. IBM’s five-year, $30 million USD commitment to the initiative is focusing its efforts this year on encouraging software developers around the world to create applications for natural disaster preparedness and relief.

BELFOR Property Restoration Named First Official Restoration Partner of STAPLES Center and T-Mobile Arena in New Sponsorship Category for AEG

New, Multi-Year Agreement Includes Official Partner Designation for the LA Kings and AXS TV
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LOS ANGELES, November 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company, has launched a new partnership with BELFOR Property Restoration (BELFOR), the worldwide leader in disaster recovery and property restoration services. The multiyear agreement, brokered by AEG Global Partnerships, makes BELFOR an official partner of the LA Kings and AXS TV as well as the official restoration partner of STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Booz Allen Interns Use Crowdsourcing and Smart Phones to Save Lives During Natural Disasters

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Natural disasters cost billions in infrastructure repairs and claim tens of thousands of lives each year. In 2016, there were 91 weather, climate or geological disasters in the U.S.—including severe storms, hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, heat waves and droughts.

Red Cross and Disney Help Half a Million Kids and Families Prepare for Disasters

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ – During National Preparedness Month in September, the American Red Cross is celebrating the significant impact of its signature disaster preparedness program for youth –The Pillowcase Project – which has reached more than 500,000 students nationwide, resulting in six lives saved.

Are You Prepared for Disaster?

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Since 1980, weather-related disasters have more than doubled. Yet, research shows that 85 percent of Americans are not prepared for disaster. Are you?

Will We Be Ready When the Killer Quake/Tsunami Comes?

A huge fault line along the Pacific Northwest is about 75 years overdue to cause a magnitude 9+ earthquake and tsunami.
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It's part of the Pacific "Ring of Fire," and Kathryn Schulz predicts “could be our worst natural disaster ever.” What are we doing about it? I have become a fan of the award-winning writer Kathryn Schulz. She is fluent in several languages, was editor for the environmental magazine Grist and is now a staff writer for The New Yorker. In this last capacity, she has just written one of the best articles I’ve ever read about what was a less well known fault far more dangerous than the better known San Andreas is ever likely to be.

CSR Asia and Prudence Foundation Host Third Disaster Preparedness Forum in Vietnam

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May 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Asia’s prominent meeting place for the business, government and humanitarian sectors to discuss coordinated efforts for disaster preparedness, response and recovery is back on July 02 2015 in Hanoi, Vietnam.

AECOM is Key Player in U.N. R!SE Launch in the United States

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AECOM was a key player in the U.S. launch of the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) R!SE (Risk-Sensitive Investments) Initiative, an ambitious, global response to the daunting challenge of addressing climate change adaptation and disaster-risk reduction worldwide. The initiative fosters collaboration between public and private-sector stakeholders who are taking a leadership role on disaster-risk reduction.

Edison International Marks 2014 Prepare SoCal Day at Angel Stadium

September Marks National Preparedness Month.
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Southern California Edison (SCE) made a pitch for emergency preparedness in recognition of National Preparedness Month

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