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Oct 22, 2020, 20:00 ET Hurricane Epsilon Marks 10th Hurricane of the 2020 Hurricane Season

ClimaCell, the world's leading All-in-One Weather Intelligence Platform™, tweeted that Tropical Storm Epsilon has now been upgraded to a Category 3...


Oct 22, 2020, 12:24 ET Event Ticketing Platform Ticketbud Helps Convert 400,000 Attendee Holiday Festival into a Timed Access Drive-thru Experience

Austin's largest holiday event attracting 400,000 attendees each year, has reinvented itself for 2020. Austin Trail of Lights, the city's second...


Oct 22, 2020, 10:56 ET Visionect Introduces Latest Hot-Desking Tech to Help Schedule and Manage Workplace Desk Spaces: 'Joan Desk Booking App'

Visionect officially announced the launch of the Joan Desk Booking app (https://getjoan.com/joan-desk-booking-app/), a simple and easy-to-use SaaS...


Oct 20, 2020, 11:07 ET Deep-Learning Powered Reinsurance Company Kettle Launches to Protect People From the Exacerbated Effects of Climate Change, Starting with Wildfires

Kettle, the reinsurance startup that uses advanced deep learning to better protect people from the growing risks associated with climate change, such ...


Oct 19, 2020, 20:09 ET IBHS brings latest scientific research to California wildfire insurance hearing

As the record-setting year of wildfires continues to ravage California, the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) today brought its...


Oct 19, 2020, 13:00 ET Rise Of Substance Use & Mental Health Challenges Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic -- Exclusive White Paper, Sponsored By TenEleven Group & OPEN MINDS

Those in the health and human services field don't need statistics to know that the current pandemic is having an adverse effect on mental health. A...


Oct 19, 2020, 06:00 ET Texas Adopts Audacious Inquiry's PULSE Enterprise to Support Disaster Response

Today, the Texas Health Services Authority (THSA) and Audacious Inquiry announced that the State of Texas is adopting the Patient Unified Lookup...


Oct 15, 2020, 12:17 ET Mercury Insurance Launches Programs to Help California Homeowners with Wildfire Risk

Wildfire season is well underway, with wildfires scorching a record breaking number of acres up and down California, and the peak of the season is...


Oct 14, 2020, 16:26 ET More than 6.1 million Californians will practice "Drop, Cover, and Hold On" through ShakeOut this Thursday, October 15

Despite a year of record-breaking wildfires, extreme weather, and a pandemic, more than 6.1 million Californians are registered to participate in...


Oct 14, 2020, 09:00 ET Court Affirms That a Property (Not Taxpayers) Must Pay Its Own Costs of Health and Safety Receivership Abatement Work

California Receivership Group - As wildfires get closer to containment throughout Northern California, the First District Court of Appeal released a...


Oct 14, 2020, 07:35 ET Elizabethtown College Launches Innovative Public Health Major Amidst Pandemic

Elizabethtown College recently launched an interdisciplinary and dynamic Public Health major. A relevant career field amid the COVID-19 pandemic,...


Oct 13, 2020, 16:15 ET The Hanover Estimates Catastrophe Losses in the Third Quarter to be Slightly Above Expectations

The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE: THG) today announced it expects its third quarter catastrophe losses to be approximately $66 million, before ...


Oct 12, 2020, 12:17 ET Mercury Insurance Launches Programs to Help California Homeowners with Wildfire Risk

Wildfire season is well underway, with wildfires scorching a record breaking number of acres up and down California, and the peak of the season is...


Oct 12, 2020, 06:55 ET Sempra Energy Supports Southwest Louisiana With Hurricane Delta Relief Funds

In the wake of Hurricane Delta, Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) today pledges $100,000 to assist communities in Southwest Louisiana and Southeast Texas in...


Oct 10, 2020, 15:27 ET Entergy Crews Assessing Damages, Restoring Power Following Hurricane Delta

Members of Entergy's storm team are assessing damages and restoring power where it is safe to do so after Hurricane Delta made landfall Friday...


Oct 09, 2020, 19:24 ET The Salvation Army Prepares for Hurricane Delta Ahead of Landfall

The Salvation Army is activating its Emergency Disaster Services to meet the immediate needs of survivors and first responders affected by Hurricane...


Oct 09, 2020, 16:10 ET Georgia Power crews scheduled to assist with Hurricane Delta recovery

As Hurricane Delta nears landfall along the Gulf Coast, Georgia Power is ready to respond and support Mississippi Power. Approximately 150 Georgia...


Oct 09, 2020, 09:05 ET Connected vehicle data provides real-time hurricane evacuation information for Departments of Transportation to facilitate faster, safer evacuation

Wejo, Moonshadow Mobile, the University of Maryland CATT Lab, and the Eastern Transportation Coalition have joined forces to provide the Departments...


Oct 08, 2020, 18:37 ET Rebuild 850: Two Years After Hurricane Michael, Signs Of Recovery But Much More Work To Do

Even as Hurricane Delta bears down on the Gulf region two years after Hurricane Michael made landfall as one of the most powerful and devastating...


Oct 08, 2020, 16:05 ET Fannie Mae Reminds Homeowners and Mortgage Servicers of Assistance Options for Those Affected by Hurricane Delta

Fannie Mae (OTCQB: FNMA) is reminding those impacted by Hurricane Delta of available mortgage assistance and disaster relief options. Under Fannie...


Oct 08, 2020, 15:58 ET Protect Your Family Before and After Hurricane Delta

https://www.cpsc.gov/Newsroom/News-Releases/2021/Protect-Your-Family-Before-and-After-Hurricane-Delta As Hurricane Delta threatens the Gulf Coast of...


Oct 08, 2020, 14:30 ET U.S. Economic Loss Escalates as Record Wildfires Raged in September, According to Aon Catastrophe Report

Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, today launched the ...


Oct 08, 2020, 10:12 ET Long Island Tree Service Is Ready for Hurricane Season

Long Island Tree Service today announced that its team is ready for Hurricane Season as crews continue to remove trees knocked down by recent major...


Oct 07, 2020, 06:10 ET ClimateCheck Launches First Property Level Assessments of Climate Change Driven Wildfire Impacts on Homes, Land

ClimateCheck today announced the launch of its free, easy-to-access online platform that enables consumers to instantly assess any property's...


Oct 06, 2020, 11:55 ET New Substation Helped Keep Power Flowing to JCP&L Customers Following Tropical Storm Isaias

A newly energized substation played an important role in providing and restoring power to Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L) customers in the...