Tag Archives: Federal Emergency Management Agency

Corner Alliance to Develop Emergency Guidance Tool for DHS

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The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate awarded over $1.5M to Corner Alliance for the development of a new emergency guidance planning app. The Federal Emergency Management Agency's website would feature the Alerts, Warnings and Notifications guidance tool that would offer best practices, customized resources and templates for emergency planning and readiness efforts, DHS said Tuesday.

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USGS Selects Dewberry for Utah Mapping Project

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Dewberry will map approximately 13,600 square miles of land across 12 counties in Utah under a mapping service contract from the U.S. Geological Survey. The company said Thursday it will collect and analyze data using a light detection and ranging system for the project area encompassing the counties of Cache, Carbon, Dagget, Duchesne, Emery, Grand, Morgan, Iron, Weber, Summit, Washington and Uintah.

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IBM’s Jeff Talley: Common Data-Driven Tech Could Help Response Efforts During Hurricane Season, Pandemic

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Jeff Talley, vice president of global public sector at IBM, said there is a need for a more streamlined data-driven platform that could help government agencies and private sector entities respond to hurricane-related disasters during the coronavirus pandemic by allowing them to “visualize a common operating picture,” Nextgov reported Tuesday.

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GMU GovCon Center Offers Industry Update on COVID-19 Response; Jerry McGinn Comments

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A report by George Mason University's Center for Government Contracting says the federal government continues to engage with industry in the fight against COVID-19, provides guidance to ensure continuity of operations while protecting the overall workforce health and opens more doors for organizations that want to play a vital role in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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