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May 24, 2019, 15:24 ET Samaritan's Purse Deploys Staff and Two Disaster Relief Units to Central U.S. Following Deadly Tornadoes, Flooding

Samaritan's Purse is on the ground in the Southern plains after the area was hit by dozens of devastating tornadoes and massive flooding. In the...


May 24, 2019, 14:56 ET Fire & Emergency Services Equipment DLA Construction & Equipment Contract Awarded to Noble Supply & Logistics, Rockland MA

Noble announced that it was awarded a Fire and Emergency Services Equipment (FES) Tailored Logistics Support contract by the Defense Logistics Agency ...


May 23, 2019, 14:25 ET Tornado Recovery: U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Self-Storage in Jefferson City

U-Haul Company of Missouri is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box® container usage to Jefferson City residents impacted by Wednesday...


May 22, 2019, 12:54 ET Ulta Beauty Guests Raise More Than $1.1 Million for Save the Children

Ulta Beauty guests brought possibilities to life for mothers and children in rural communities this past Mother's Day season through in-store and...


May 21, 2019, 13:18 ET Brightway Insurance encourages homeowners, renters to get ready for Hurricane Season

Atlantic Hurricane Season will be here June 1, and forecasters are predicting 13 named tropical storms, of which they expect five to reach hurricane...


May 21, 2019, 13:04 ET PetSmart® Hosts Pet Food Drive to Help Animal Welfare Partners Prepare for Emergencies

June is National Pet Preparedness Month, and with hurricane season kicking off June 1 and wildfire season already underway in many parts of the...


May 21, 2019, 08:39 ET Norbord Reports Fire Near High Level, Alberta OSB Mill

TORONTO, May 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Norbord Inc. (TSX and NYSE: OSB) today reported that its OSB mill in High Level, Alberta has temporarily...


May 16, 2019, 05:30 ET EU and South Korea Award €8.3 Million to ResponDrone Project to Apply Drone Fleets to Control Natural Disasters

MADRID, May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – The European Union (EU) and the South Korean government have awarded €8.3 million to the international...


May 15, 2019, 11:17 ET 2020 National Earthquake Conference Call for Presentations & Sponsorship Opportunities Now Open

The National Earthquake Conference (NEC) planning committee is seeking presenter abstracts for the NEC2020 conference March 4-6 in San Diego, CA. The ...


May 15, 2019, 07:08 ET Samaritan's Purse Plans To Help More Than 310 Hurricane Victims Return Home

As the 2019 hurricane season approaches, Samaritan's Purse continues to help families recover from last year's storms. The international Christian...


May 14, 2019, 10:38 ET Citizens Medical Center Adds Emergency Power To Its Emergency Room And Beyond

Citizens Medical Center (Citizens) entered into an agreement with Enchanted Rock, LLC (Enchanted Rock) to make sure power outages no longer impact...


May 09, 2019, 16:15 ET Local Applebee's® Franchisee, RMH Franchise, donates $5,000 to the Nebraska Cattlemen association

Recent snow and flooding in Nebraska have devasted the Heartland as a result of historic flooding along the Missouri, Elkhorn, Niobrara and Platte...


May 09, 2019, 11:42 ET Generac Releases Educational Resources to Encourage Preparation

Following widespread power outages caused by hurricanes in the past several years, Generac Power Systems (NYSE: GNRC), a leader in backup power...


May 09, 2019, 10:30 ET C Spire offers Wireless Emergency Alerts on its mobile network

With the start of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season just around the corner, C Spire is reminding consumers that they can receive free,...


May 09, 2019, 09:00 ET 11 years on A new start for China's emergency response

A news report by China.org.cn on China's emergency response: China is a country profoundly impacted by natural disasters. On May 12, 2008, a...


May 09, 2019, 07:01 ET Canopy Growth announces offtake agreement with PharmHouse

SMITHS FALLS, ON, May 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Canopy Growth Corporation ("Canopy Growth" or the "Company") (TSX: WEED) (NYSE: CGC) is pleased to...


May 08, 2019, 15:02 ET InsureMyTrip Launches Hurricane Preparedness Campaign

InsureMyTrip, a NOAA Weather-Ready Nation WRN Ambassador™, launched a new hurricane preparedness campaign this week in an effort to help travelers...


May 08, 2019, 09:17 ET Banfield Foundation® Grants Disaster Rescue Vehicle To University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine

The University of Florida Veterinary Emergency Treatment Service (UF VETS) today unveiled its newest disaster response vehicle—a 44-foot mobile...


May 08, 2019, 07:11 ET Puerto Rico Treasury Department Announces Extension of Employee Retention Benefit Program

There's good news for employers who have not yet applied for the Employee Retention Benefit. The deadline to apply for the program has been extended...


May 07, 2019, 11:16 ET Nuevos propietarios reconstruirán campamento Cinnamon Bay de San Juan y concesión de Trunk Bay para estimular la economía local

Según los nuevos propietarios de Cinnamon Bay Resorts, el campamento Cinnamon Bay de San Juan será reconstruido en un esfuerzo para estimular la...


May 07, 2019, 09:15 ET Direct Relief Donates $1.4 million to 11 Texas Free and Charitable Clinics for Hurricane Harvey Recovery and Resilience

Direct Relief today announced it is providing $1.4 million in grants to 11 free health clinics in Southeast Texas, to help them recover from...


May 06, 2019, 16:36 ET St. John's Cinnamon Bay Campground and Trunk Bay Concession to be Rebuilt by New Owners to Boost Local Economy

St. John's Cinnamon Bay campground will be rebuilt in an effort to boost the local economy and restore jobs, according to the new owners of Cinnamon...


May 06, 2019, 11:56 ET PCA Releases New Report on the Value of Resilient Design and Construction

The Portland Cement Association (PCA), representing America's cement manufacturers, released a new report focused on resiliency titled The Real Value ...


May 06, 2019, 08:32 ET Caravelle Hotel & Casino Announces Temporary Closure for Renovations

Caravelle Hotel & Casino, the 43-room boutique waterfront hotel in the historic town of Christiansted, St. Croix, has announced that the hotel will...


May 06, 2019, 07:08 ET 'Kids Helping Kids' Campaign Raises $50,000 for Victims of Nebraska Flood

Thousands of children across the United States paid $1 each to wear their hats to school and raise money to help children in Fremont, Nebraska, who...