In the event of a radiological emergency, first response teams equipped with these instruments can effortlessly monitor a wide area for radiological hot zones by simply clipping the unit to their utility belt and following normal response procedures.
The SAFESITE Multi-Threat Detection System is now available from MSA Instrument Division. Designed to monitor, detect and communicate the presence of up to six potential threats, the SAFESITE System operates within a wireless network.
Nearly 700 FEMA Urban Search and Rescue personnel are on the ground in Texas, and more than 500 Urban Search and Rescue personnel are on the ground in Louisiana, including 118 personnel in Lake Charles,Louisiana performing search and rescue missions.
"Our strategy to gain operational control of our borders is working. And, CBP will continue law enforcement operations until we have and maintain control of the entire Southwest border."
Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Robert C. Bonner.
As Hurricane Rita drives its way to the Texas Gulf Coast, the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Units in the Texas Gulf Region have been busy repositioning surface and air assets as well as preparing their personnel to be ready to respond...
As America's Volunteer Lifesavers, members of the USCG Auxiliary donate to the Coast Guard and the American public the most precious commodity there is to give, second to their lives, and that is their time.
The President outlined an agenda of progress and reform to advance the UN's vital work and ideals by confronting the scourge of terrorism, fighting poverty and disease in developing nations, and spreading human liberty.
Only four states - Alaska, New Jersey, New York, and Ohio - now have active naval militias. But two more states, California and Wisconsin, are now considering reorganization initiatives, and many other states may want to consider the low-cost/high-value
How a disaster medical-assistance team from San Diego deployed immediately to Baton Rouge, then to New Orleans, to provide help to the helpless citizens of the Crescent City in their time of maximum peril.
DomPrep's publisher discusses the impact of Hurricane Katrina, several changes and upgrades in the IMR Goup' domestic-preparedness publications, and the company's roadmap to an even more productive future.
Federal support to state and local officials and volunteer organizations continues around the clock in an effort to save lives, sustain life, and assist with law enforcement operations in areas affected by Hurricane Katrina.
An analysis of what went right and wrong in the preparation for and response to Hurricane Katrina. The authors' recommendation: Stop the blame game, and appoint a national commission that can salvage some long-term gains out of a massive disaster.
An alarming discovery in Manchester, England, gives Western intelligence and counterterrorism agencies a Muslim insider's view of what it takes to fight a Holy War against the United States and its allies.