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Bridgeport K-12 School Preparedness with Veoci
Bridgeport K-12 School Preparedness with Veoci

Preparation isn’t just a one-time deal. An emergency plan can’t just be written down and placed at the back of a file cabinet. It needs to be constantly reviewed, updated, and very importantly, tested.

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Preparing for Hurricane Season
Preparing for Hurricane Season

June 1st marks the official start of hurricane season. Every year, businesses, governments, colleges and universities, hospitals, and other organizations along the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Coast prepare for the inevitable arrival of storms and hurricanes, doing everything possible to minimize their impact. Veoci's first trial was by hurricane.

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Maria Bouffard: A Career in Emergency Management
Maria Bouffard: A Career in Emergency Management

Previously, we talked with Maria about how she prepared for commencement every year. Now we’re going to jump into her career and how she dedicated it to emergency management.

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The Kickoff: Partnering with Cameroon’s EOC
The Kickoff: Partnering with Cameroon’s EOC

Picture this: Almost 50 people are gathered in a hotel meeting room in Yaoundé, the capital of Cameroon. Much of the group is wearing oversized headsets, listening intently to the voice being broadcast in their ears.

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Effective Wildfire Responses: How the City of Amarillo, Texas, Digitally Manages Wildfires
Effective Wildfire Responses: How the City of Amarillo, Texas, Digitally Manages Wildfires

National Wildfire Awareness Month kicks of this week, with May 5th being national Wildfire Community Preparedness Day. It's a great reminder of how important it is to be ready for these incidents, especially with the hot and dry summer weather around the corner.

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Be Prepared: Unpredictable Spring Weather
Be Prepared: Unpredictable Spring Weather

Here in the Northeast, winter is finally winding down. As far as winters go, this one has been a heavy-hitter. We were slammed with four nor’easters in as many weeks - two of them happening within the span of five days.

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The Travel Registry: What it is and How it Works
The Travel Registry: What it is and How it Works

Anyone who travels knows how enriching the experience is. Ibn Battuta, a 14th century Moroccan scholar, learned this quickly. When he set out on hajj in 1325, he probably didn’t plan on staying out for 24 straight years.

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The Yale Travel Registry & Veoci - Watching Over the University Community
The Yale Travel Registry & Veoci - Watching Over the University Community

Upwards of 105 million people are expected to travel over the end of year holidays this year. Among them will be a majority of the 12,000 students and 4,500 faculty and staff of Yale University.

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GridEx IV 2017: Emergency Preparation and Cyber Security in the Power Grid
GridEx IV 2017: Emergency Preparation and Cyber Security in the Power Grid

On November 15th and 16th, GridEx, a biennial event, will be taking place. Representatives from the North American utility industry, as well as various regional and federal agencies, will take part in simulated emergencies to test their response plans.

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Responding to Civil Unrest using Veoci: UVA Health System's Response to Charlottesville
Responding to Civil Unrest using Veoci: UVA Health System's Response to Charlottesville

UVA Health System's medical center was a mile away from where the violence broke out during the Charlottesville protests in August of this year. We had a chance to speak with Emergency Management Coordinator Robert Truoccolo, CEM, about how the hospital utilized Veoci in their emergency response.

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