Posts Tagged ‘emergency management’

NVision earns Space Foundation certification

by Wally Northway Published: March 18,2010

Tags: aerospace, emergency management, space exploration, Space Foundation

HANCOCK COUNTY — HazNet, the All Hazards Network web-based emergency management system (EMS) provided by NVision Solutions Inc. has been designated a Certified Space Technology by the Space Foundation.

 HazNet combines the visual power of satellite-based geographic information systems (GIS) mapping and analysis with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) mandated reporting and organizational requirements […] [...]

MEMA team helping with Haitian relief

by Wally Northway Published: February 1,2010

Tags: disaster recovery, emergency management, state agency MEMA

PEARL — The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) has deployed a seven-member team to the Florida Emergency Management headquarters in Tallahassee to assist with relief efforts to Haitians. Florida has been inundated with Haitian refugees since a massive 7.0 earthquake devastated the country two weeks ago. MEMA staff will help with human services, operations, planning […] [...]

Three counties report storm damage

by Wally Northway Published: January 22,2010

Tags: emergency management, natural disaster, severe weather, state agency

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received damage reports from three counties for the severe weather system that moved through the state Jan. 20-21. The reports from the counties are as follows: • Copiah County — Three roads closed due to debris/flooding, reports of damaged homes and farm buildings. Affected area is […] [...]

Weakened Ida still caused damage

by Wally Northway Published: November 11,2009

Tags: emergency management, tropical weather

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI — Mississippi was spared the full wrath of Tropical Storm Ida, but the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency reports there were damages. Damages reported as of Nov. 10 to the State Emergency Operations Center are: • Forrest County — Debris and flooded roads; minor power outages • Hancock County — Roads flooded around Shoreline […] [...]

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