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The Continuity Excellence Series

The Continuity Excellence Series is dedicated to recognizing and enhancing excellence in the development and implementation of Continuity programs. You can earn a certificate as either a Professional Continuity Practitioner (Level I) or Master Continuity Practitioner (Level II).
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Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990

The Disaster Distress Helpline (DDH) is the first national hotline dedicated to providing year-round disaster crisis counseling. This toll-free, multilingual, crisis support service is available 24/7 via telephone (1-800-985-5990) and SMS (text ‘TalkWithUs’ to 66746).
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2015 Educators and Practitioners Summit

The Center of Excellence for Homeland Security Emergency Management celebrated its 10th Anniversary with its annual Educators and Practitioners Summit on June 16, 2015 at Pierce College Puyallup. The Summit provided our educators and industry partners...
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Office of the Governor

Greetings from the Governor

I am pleased to congratulate the Homeland Security-Emergency Management Center of Excellence on its 10th anniversary. Washington State is the only state in the nation to codify Centers of Excellence into state statute under the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC)
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FirstNet

First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet)

The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 created the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) as an independent authority within NTIA to provide emergency responders with the first nationwide, high-speed, broadband network dedicated to public safety.
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Pierce College

HSEM Campus Safety Conference – June 17, 2015

The 2015 Campus Security, Safety and Emergency Management Conference will be held on June 17, 2015 at Pierce College, Puyallup Campus in the Arts and Allied Health Building (AAH). Learn more and register for the conference.
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Guide for Improving Survivability in Active Shooter Incidents

Recent improvised explosive device (IED) and active shooter incidents reveal that some traditional practices of first responders need to be realigned and enhanced to improve survivability of victims and the safety of first responders caring for them.
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FEMA Releases 2015 National Preparedness Report

The Disaster Resource eGUIDE covers what you need to know about FEMA’s 2015 national preparedness report, released on May 28. The fourth version of the report – first released in 2011 and describing progress in building, sustaining and delivering 31 core capabilities.
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Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy

The Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy of Tulane University is seeking motivated students with an interest in disaster resilience and global humanitarian assistance to begin the DRL Master of Science or Certificate Program in Fall 2015.
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IAFC

IAFC Foundation Scholarships

The IAFC Foundation recognizes the increasingly complex world first responders operate in. The Foundation helps ensure that our men and women are fully prepared to meet these challenges by providing increased opportunities to support their educational needs.
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Military Fort Steilacoom

Pierce College Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom has been awarded a three-year, $364,000 U.S. Department of Education’s Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) grant to develop a Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success.
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WA U District

Washington State Centers of Excellence Earn Exemplary Leadership Award

The directors of Washington State’s Centers of Excellence were awarded the Idahlynn Karre Exemplary Leadership award at the Chair Academy’s April International Leadership conference. The award is given to postsecondary education leaders or leadership...
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IPAWS

Integrated Public Alert & Warning System (IPAWS)

During an emergency, alert and warning officials need to provide the public with life-saving information quickly. The Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) is a modernization and integration of the nation’s alert and warning infrastructure...
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Disaster

Health Resources for Children in Disasters and Emergencies

The intent of this compendium is to consolidate the multitude of resources available across a variety of organizations, Web sites, databases and training sites, making the search for relevant materials simpler and more direct.
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Critical Issues in Disaster Science and Management

This volume began as a simple conversation between the co-editors at the 2009 Pennsylvania Emergency Management Conference. At that time, Trainor was a new PhD who had just spent almost seven years working at the Disaster Research Center...
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Severe Weather Preparedness Training Video

Severe weather preparedness from the University of Oklahoma video.
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WorkSource

WorkSource Workshops, Job Fairs, & Openings

All events listed here are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. E-mail us to list your job fair, career fair, seminar or hiring event. Please be sure to include the event title, date, time, location, event description..
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FEMA Mobile App

The FEMA mobile app for phones and tablets contains disaster safety tips, an interactive emergency kit list, storable emergency meeting locations, and a map with open shelters and open FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs).
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Fort Steilacoom Pierce College Campus

2014 HSEM Summit – Summary

The second annual Homeland Security Emergency Management Summit was conducted on June 17th, 2014. The theme of the conference was “Discovering Communities of Practice and Career Pathways in HSEM.” All of our Summit’s presentations utilized “Communities of Practice.”
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Buy an essay from my master personalized publishing specialist

Buy an essay from my master personalized publishing specialist Some students get hold of building a genuine essay a challenge, mostly middle of the-semester at advanced schooling, when jobs stack quite high. More and more acknowledge essay article writing is not actually their forte.
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