Home » Tag Archives: emergency operations

Tag Archives: emergency operations

County fills positions

Gayle Beard, director of the Carroll County Emergency Operations Center, has been named civil defense director. The county also hired Scott Montgomery to be fire coordinator and assistant civil defense director. Beard succeeds Bobby Grantham, who was not retained by the county as civil defense and emergency management coordinator.

Read More »

City gets grant to build new EOC headquarters

OXFORD — The Oxford Emergency Management Agency has been awarded a $750,000 grant from FEMA to build a new Emergency Operations Center in Oxford. The project is estimated to take about 18 months to complete and should be finished in the summer of 2013. The grant was awarded through a competitive process based on how well applicants addressed state-identified priorities, ...

Read More »

NVision deploys NVTouch for NCS4

HANCOCK COUNTY — NVision Solutions Inc. has deployed its NVTouch Surface Computer to the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) for the training of sports security professionals. Earlier this year, NVision became a founding partner of NCS4, providing NVision’s Real-Time Emergency Action Coordination Technology (REACT) as part of NCS4’s SportEvac tool developed to help sports stadium officials ...

Read More »

MEMA adds Flickr to social-media toolkit

PEARL — The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) continues to find new ways to use social media to better inform and interact with the public. In addition to Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, people may now visit Flickr, a free online photo sharing tool, to view images from recent disasters MEMA has responded to. Viewers will find images of destruction left ...

Read More »