During the Joplin tornado in 2011, radio operators implemented their voices, keywords and even Morse code through the radio waves and assisted emergency workers at hospitals and in search and rescue operations.
Fires close to Fort Collins were finally put under greater control this last week, but the northern Colorado tourist business has been adversely affected.
With Americans spending less time “purchasing goods and services,” retail stores are trying to adjust to the changing consumer mindset by increasing online options and creating smaller stores in more convenient locations.
An intern for NPR’s “All Songs Considered,” recently posted about her collection of music – over 11,000 songs and just 15 CDs were purchased to make the compilation possible.
Plant operators failed to properly detect a simulated radiological release at the nuclear power plant and also failed to advise state emergency planning officials during a test of the emergency preparedness process held in April.
According to the New York Times, computer specialists say “corporate account takeover” crimes are becoming more common, and small businesses are easier prey because many lack firewalls and monitoring systems.
According to Daniel Aldrich, an associate professor of political science at Purdue University, who studies how people recover from natural disasters, relationships individuals have with their neighbors often prove to be invaluable during an emergency.
When misinformation and rumors – or just unfortunate truths – circulate about an enterprise it can dominate the company’s search engine results and in turn, potentially damage the business. Not only will customers possibly decide to leave, the aftermath of cleanup costs could be great.
The proposed penalties total $104,100 and include one willful violation, where employees were exposed to workplace violence and the facility failed to take adequate measures to reduce violence after a December 2011 investigation.
Across New York, more than 3 million acres of farmland have experienced a 30 percent loss or greater, while many farms suffered 100 percent losses. Many of these same areas were still recovering from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.