We are excited to exhibit our e2Campus service at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference in Orlando next week.
Omnilert, the pioneer in emergency alerting systems, today announced that September marks the tenth anniversary of the company’s founding. Everyday more than 20,000 organizations and 9.5 million people rely on the company’s Omnilert, e2Campus, Amerilert and RainedOut alerting services to stay safe and connected.
Knowledge is power when it comes to getting ready for crisis situations, and understanding the most effective ways to keep abreast of emergencies can help communities stay safe during disasters. Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency recently educated students at Kansas State University about methods for learning about crises when they arise, according to WIBW.
Disasters can wreak havoc in many ways, from the natural devastation of tornadoes to the destruction that can follow from man-made machines running amok. Lawmakers in Minnesota are reviewing a proposal that would provide training to firefighters to help them handle oil-related emergencies, TwinCities.com reported.
Campus communities need to prepare for emergency situations and put effective measures in place before disaster strikes. In order to get a leg up on crises, the University of Southern California recently began its Community Emergency Preparedness Project, the Daily Trojan reported.
Disaster preparedness programs need to include procedures for maintaining communication during emergencies, whether through an alert and notification system or other means. Local administrators, crisis agency members and telephone service provider representatives met in McLean, Va., to discuss methods for getting ready for disasters, according to Inside Nova.