Federal Emergency Management Agency

Emergency Reporting Releases Report to Simplify Process for Assistance to Firefighters Grants Applications

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 8:05am

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Emergency Reporting , the leading provider of Fire & EMS records management software headquartered in Bellingham, WA, has released a new report to assist customers with their applications for the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) from the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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  • BELLINGHAM, Wash., Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Emergency Reporting , the leading provider of Fire & EMS records management software headquartered in Bellingham, WA, has released a new report to assist customers with their applications for the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) from the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
  • To help make the AFG application process simpler, Emergency Reporting created an easy-to-use report that significantly reduces the time needed to compile all of the data required in the AFG Application Checklist Table 4: Call Volumes .
  • Emergency Reporting CEO David Nokes says that many fire agencies are using their Emergency Reporting software during this time to help save time and money, and to secure crucial grant funding.
  • "Cloud-based fire software like Emergency Reporting can save departments thousands, as well as many hours of personnel time," Nokes says.

Circle Logistics Recognized for “Company Response of the Year: Creative Ways Companies are Giving Back During COVID-19”

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 3:00pm

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Dec. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Circle Logistics , an asset-based full-service logistics company, was recognized as the Bronze Winner of Company Response of the Year: Creative Ways Companies are Giving Back During COVID-19 from the 2020 Customer Sales & Service Awards.

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  • FORT WAYNE, Ind., Dec. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Circle Logistics , an asset-based full-service logistics company, was recognized as the Bronze Winner of Company Response of the Year: Creative Ways Companies are Giving Back During COVID-19 from the 2020 Customer Sales & Service Awards.
  • Circle was honored due to its 2020 focus on helping customers navigate the shipping challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • In April, Circle started providing the United States Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its partners with real-time visibility of critical grocery and medical supply shipments .
  • In May, Circle launched a new bulk division to ship ethanol nationwide for hand sanitizer production , distributing 1.5 million gallons by the end of June.

Tetra Tech Wins $50 Million FEMA Disaster Resilience Contract

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 9:10pm

Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK), a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services, announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded a Tetra Tech-led joint venture a five-year, single-award contract, valued up to $50 million, to increase resilience and reduce the costs of recovery efforts in disaster-stricken communities.

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  • Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK), a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services, announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded a Tetra Tech-led joint venture a five-year, single-award contract, valued up to $50 million, to increase resilience and reduce the costs of recovery efforts in disaster-stricken communities.
  • Under FEMAs Hazard Mitigation Technical Assistance Program, Tetra Tech will help communities plan for and recover from increasingly frequent and intense natural disasters.
  • The Tetra Tech team will use innovative technologies to efficiently collect data, assess damaged properties, and prioritize disaster-impacted areas to enable FEMA to direct resources to support rapid recovery and increased community resilience to future events.
  • Tetra Tech has supported disaster response and mitigation activities in more than 3,000 communities in some of the most hazard-prone areas of the United States, said Dan Batrack, Tetra Tech Chairman and CEO.

Harrison County Selects OnSolve To Power Alert Harrison County, An Emergency Notification and Public Warning System for Local Residents

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 1:00pm

"We're proud to partner with OnSolve to launch Alert Harrison County," said Harrison CountyEMADirector Greg Reas.

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  • "We're proud to partner with OnSolve to launch Alert Harrison County," said Harrison CountyEMADirector Greg Reas.
  • Alert Harrison County, powered by OnSolve's critical communications technology, will enable the Harrison County Emergency Management Agency to leverage:
    The Integrated Public Alert & Warning System (IPAWS) system, as OnSolve guides Harrison County through the process with its FEMA IPAWS implementation experts.
  • The Harrison County Emergency Management Agency is responsible for strategic planning and organizational management of natural and man-made disasters including acts of terrorism occurring in Harrison County.
  • Harrison County's Emergency Management Agency works closely with state and federal agencies such as FEMA and the Department of Homeland Security.

Agency plays key role in procuring, distributing limited pandemic supplies

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 5:24pm

Customers have also received food, clothing, fuel, construction materials and repair parts throughout the pandemic.

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  • Customers have also received food, clothing, fuel, construction materials and repair parts throughout the pandemic.
  • Some of the items were distributed in March to military field hospitals deployed to the hardest-hit areas throughout the country.
  • Distribution process workers have remained on-site to pack and ship medical supplies, food and repair parts to deployed ships and FEMA.
  • Its role in pandemic response hasn't hindered the agency from achieving its primary goals in warfighter support, Kless continued, and material availability for some weapons systems is at an all-time high.

Dovel Subsidiary, AceInfo Awarded FEMA National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Modernization and Support Contract

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 1:35pm

MCLEAN,Va., Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --DovelTechnologiesannouncedtodaythat AceInfoSolutions ,LLC (AceInfo) has been awarded an Alliant 2 Task Order from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Flood Insurance Program NFIP) supporting the development, maintenance and continued modernization of its PIVOT system.

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  • MCLEAN,Va., Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --DovelTechnologiesannouncedtodaythat AceInfoSolutions ,LLC (AceInfo) has been awarded an Alliant 2 Task Order from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Flood Insurance Program NFIP) supporting the development, maintenance and continued modernization of its PIVOT system.
  • The PIVOT system helps facilitate and consolidate NFIP's core business activities as it processes and manages flood insurance policies.
  • This contract includes product development and enhancement, robust data analytics to support better-informed,real-time decision making, O&M, end user support, program management, and security.
  • "AceInfo is excited to leverage our proven agile solutions development expertise to support this mission-critical program," said Mike Cosgrave, AceInfo COO.

Dicapta Foundation Is Selected by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for IPAWS Webinar

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 10:30am

WINTER SPRINGS, Fla., Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --On September 30, 2020 Dicapta Foundation presented their GoCC4All emergency alert system at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Integrated Public Alert and Warning Systems (IPAWS) webinar: Unique Alerting Systems.

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  • WINTER SPRINGS, Fla., Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --On September 30, 2020 Dicapta Foundation presented their GoCC4All emergency alert system at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Integrated Public Alert and Warning Systems (IPAWS) webinar: Unique Alerting Systems.
  • Dicapta Foundation was one of four technology companies selected to present out of 113 total vendors during the session on September 30, 2020.
  • Maria Victoria Diaz, owner and founder of Dicapta Foundation, stated "We are very fortunate to have been selected to present at FEMA's webinar.
  • For more information on Dicapta Foundation and their GoCC4All emergency alert system, visit online at: https://gocc4all.dicaptafoundation.org/ .

ADEA, Henry Schein and FEMA Join Forces on Mask Donation for U.S. Dental Schools and Programs

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 2:18pm

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA), Henry Schein, Inc. and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have joined forces for an initiative that will provide dental schools and allied dental education programs with KN95 masks to be used for patient care.

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  • The American Dental Education Association (ADEA), Henry Schein, Inc. and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have joined forces for an initiative that will provide dental schools and allied dental education programs with KN95 masks to be used for patient care.
  • Henry Schein will distribute the FEMA-donated masks to dental schools and programs within the United States that request an allotment from the ADEA.
  • Dental schools and allied dental programs that want masks are only being charged by ADEA for shipping and handlingnot the masks themselves.
  • In total, ADEA and Henry Schein are distributing close to 3 million masks to 290 U.S. dental schools and allied dental programs.

CMA CGM Provides Support for Families Impacted by California Wildfires

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 5:00pm

In coordination with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Adventist Community Services (ACS), CMA CGM delivered several shipping containers to help California families who have lost their homes during the recent wildfires.

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  • In coordination with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Adventist Community Services (ACS), CMA CGM delivered several shipping containers to help California families who have lost their homes during the recent wildfires.
  • Our hearts are with all of those impacted by the wildfires in California, said CMA CGM America President Ed Aldridge.
  • With our presence in California, we wanted to do something to help these impacted communities rebuild during this difficult time.
  • Charlene Sargent, Director of Pacific Union Conference Adventist Community Services added: We are extremely thankful to CMA CGM for their generous support in response to the thousands of devastating fires in California.

Granite Awarded $16 Million Task Order Contract by the Federal Emergency Management Agency

Monday, October 12, 2020 - 1:30pm

Granite (NYSE:GVA) announced it has been awarded a $16 million task order contract by the U.S. Department of Homeland Securitys Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the Permanent Housing Construction - New Construction for Disaster Declaration project in Saipan, CNMI.

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  • Granite (NYSE:GVA) announced it has been awarded a $16 million task order contract by the U.S. Department of Homeland Securitys Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the Permanent Housing Construction - New Construction for Disaster Declaration project in Saipan, CNMI.
  • The contract will be booked into Granite's fourth quarter 2020 backlog.
  • As part of their design-build services, Granite will be responsible for all permitting, site design and construction of all the cast-in-place concrete homes.
  • Our team in Guam is well-positioned to perform this work and leverage our locally-established infrastructure, said Granite Senior Vice President and Group Manager Matt Tyler.