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Excessive Heat Wave Hits the West

Excessive Heat Wave Hits the West

With temperatures soaring up to 120 degrees, many in Arizona were left desperately trying to cool down as an excessive heat warning was issued by Arizona’s Department of Health Services back in late June. Close to 1,300 people between 2005 to 2015 died due to excessive natural heat and 130 died of heat-related causes in […]

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The Truth About Emergency Messaging

The Truth About Emergency Messaging

With unexpected disasters occurring all over the world, every single day, it’s important to stay prepared for everything from everyday disruptions such as power outages, to a major disaster like a tornado. You can’t predict a crisis and you certainly cannot prevent the unexpected, which it is crucial that you make sure that your company […]

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Grenfell Tower Engulfed in Flames

Grenfell Tower Engulfed in Flames

An unexpected fire engulfed a 24-story London apartment tower in flames June 14th. The death toll has reached 79 people so far, while a number of others remain injured. 600 people lived in the 120 apartments the tower held. Several people are still unaccounted for and Commander Stuart Cundy, of the Metropolitan Police, said: “Sadly, I don’t anticipate […]

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The Ripple Effect

The Ripple Effect

We spend a lot of time planning for cybersecurity attacks, workplace violence and many other incidents, but what we have learned from the Washington tunnel collapse is that you just cannot predict everything. Tuesday, May 9th, all non-essential workers were evacuated when a section of an underground tunnel containing railcars filled with radioactive waste collapsed. […]

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