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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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Veoci Leveraged in Response to Charlottesville Violence
Veoci Leveraged in Response to Charlottesville Violence

When the terrible violence erupted in Charlottesville in August, the University of Virginia Health System did not hesitate to act. Many of UVA Health System's lifesaving response strategies used Veoci to facilitate real-time communication, collaboration, and coordination throughout the campus and beyond.

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Breakthrough: Altru Health System's Emergency Management on Veoci
Breakthrough: Altru Health System's Emergency Management on Veoci

Altru Health System is a community of over 4,000 health professionals and support staff who have served the region for over 100 years. The Altru team serves more than 220,000 residents of a 17-county region in northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota.

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Yale University Implements Veoci for Tracking Students Abroad
Yale University Implements Veoci for Tracking Students Abroad

With more students feeling drawn to explore different cultures and with more schools offering exciting possibilities for study abroad, university and college administrators now have an increased need for a modern and efficient way to ensure the safety of their student, faculty and staff travelers.

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A Virtual Approach to Creating a Proactive Emergency Management Program for Airports
A Virtual Approach to Creating a Proactive Emergency Management Program for Airports

A recent issue of Airport Improvement Magazine featured an article by John Kinney, chair of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) Emergency Management Committee, that highlights the importance of airports to define their own Emergency Management Program (EMP).

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Epidemic Management: Responding to Zika, or any Disease, in a Virtual EOC
Epidemic Management: Responding to Zika, or any Disease, in a Virtual EOC

With over 4,000 cases of Zika in the U.S alone, Zika is no longer a problem only for those who have visited South America recently. As the threat has become more and more pressing, hospitals and public health systems across the country are receiving grants and looking for the most efficient and effective way to manage Zika.

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