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MARKET MATTERS: Disaster preparedness
New Haven Register
September is Disaster Preparedness Month. Natural disasters - be they tornadoes, wildfires, floods, or anything in between - can strike with little warning. Taking the time to secure our homes and property is vital, as is taking the time to prepare ...


Farming Life

Poultry keepers urged to take precautions to reduce bird flu risk
Farming Life
Last winter bird flu was found in 13 UK flocks which ranged in size from as few as nine birds to as many as 65,000 birds. Over recent months we have seen a decline in the number of new cases and the UK declared disease freedom on 13th September.


Disaster preparedness education saves more lives
ReliefWeb
Ha Noi, 20 September 2017 - The comprehensive campaign on tsunami awareness and disaster prevention in schools was launched today in Cau Giay High school in Hanoi. The campaign “Schools of Son Tinh” combines education programmes, tsunami ...


TechRepublic

Top 5: Tech tips for disaster preparedness
TechRepublic
Top 5: Tech tips for disaster preparedness. If recent natural disasters have you thinking about emergency readiness, use these five tips as part of your strategy. By Tom Merritt | September 22, 2017, 9:30 AM PST. 0. Email; Print; Reddit; Delicious ...


New Poll Finds Significant Natural Disaster Preparedness Gap Among Americans
Business Wire (press release)
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) is encouraging Americans to increase their commitment to natural disaster preparation. A poll taken prior to the storms found ...

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Jakarta Post

Bird flu threat alive and well: Ministry
Jakarta Post
Bird flu threat alive and well: Ministry Better safe than sorry: Officials from South Tangerang's Food Security, Agriculture and Fisheries Agency disinfect BSD Modern Market in South Tangerang, Banten, on Tuesday as part of the Health Ministry's ...


Disaster Preparedness at Health Facilities in Spotlight
Bloomberg BNA
Stay ahead of developments in federal and state health care law, regulation and transactions with timely, expert news and analysis. By Mike Stankiewicz. A bipartisan group of senators is taking a closer look at emergency preparedness and care for ...

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Eyewitness News

WC Agriculture Dept dealing with 26 confirmed cases of bird flu
Eyewitness News
The department's Petro van Rhyn said this is the first time the poultry industry is affected by avian influenza. “Previously it only affected ostriches… and going forward, we will continue to work with the private sector to mitigate the impact of the ...


South African Broadcasting Corporation

Millions of egg laying chickens culled over bird flu fears
South African Broadcasting Corporation
An estimated two million egg laying chickens have been culled since the outbreak of Avian influenza in South Africa about three months ago. This has emerged at a SA Society for Animal Science Conference in Port Elizabeth where the impact of the bird ...


South African Broadcasting Corporation

Millions of egg laying chickens culled over bird flu fears
South African Broadcasting Corporation
An estimated two million egg laying chickens have been culled since the outbreak of Avian influenza in South Africa about three months ago. This has emerged at a SA Society for Animal Science Conference in Port Elizabeth where the impact of the bird ...


American poultry expert shares gold standard for avian flu control
Bizcommunity.com
American poultry expert Dr. Fidelis Hegngi briefed African government delegates from nine countries on avian influenza during a two-day seminar in Pretoria and said that 24 hours from detection to depopulation is the ideal for effective avian influenza ...


South African Broadcasting Corporation

Millions of egg laying chickens culled over bird flu fears
South African Broadcasting Corporation
An estimated two million egg laying chickens have been culled since the outbreak of Avian influenza in South Africa about three months ago. This has emerged at a SA Society for Animal Science Conference in Port Elizabeth where the impact of the bird ...


Pine Bluff Commercial

Drill offers tips, tools in disaster preparedness
Pine Bluff Commercial
Area agencies responded to what could've been a 7.7 magnitude earthquake in the southwest segment of the New Madrid Seismic Zone as a part of the Jefferson County Community Drill on Wednesday. In light of the devastation caused by recent hurricanes ...


News-Medical.net

UNIST to develop self-powered tracking device for bird flu outbreak prediction
News-Medical.net
The official signboard-hanging ceremony of the Self-powered Mobile Tracker Research Center (SMTRC) took place at UNIST on September 12, 2017. The center, which was selected as the University ICT Research Center for nurturing ICT talents in June of ...


Schaumburg to host meeting on disaster preparedness
Chicago Daily Herald
With September recognized as National Preparedness Month, the village of Schaumburg is inviting the public to attend a Disaster Preparedness Meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, at the Al Larson Prairie Center for the Arts, 201 Schaumburg Court.


Independent Online

US experts share avian influenza best practice with African ... - IOL
Independent Online
US avian influenza experts met high-level officials from eight African countries in Pretoria this week, to share best practice ...
Rabobank research shows global poultry performing well in most ...Meat & Poultry (registration)

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EurekAlert (press release)

UNIST to track the spread of deadly Avian influenza
EurekAlert (press release)
By successfully securing 3.19 billion KRW in research funding over four years, the project is expected to accelerate the development of a self-powered tracking device for bird flu outbreak prediction. The center will receive 2.9 billion KRW from the ...

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Fin24

Bird flu costs RCL Foods R26m | Fin24
Fin24
One of South Africa's largest food producers RCL Foods has incurred R26m in losses from culling chickens due to an outbreak of bird flu.
Bird flu hits two Quantum Foods farms - BusinessLIVEBusiness Day (registration)
RCL Foods and Quantum Foods report cases of avian flu outbreaks ...Independent Online

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Inquirer.net

ICT foreseen to help improve disaster preparedness and response
Inquirer.net
THE first international conference on information and communication technology (ICT) for disaster preparedness and response in Cebu commenced last Tuesday, September 19. The conference was participated by local government units (LGUs), national ...


Disaster preparedness training set
Thegardenisland.com
Classes will be held from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. every Wednesday beginning Oct. 4 through Nov. 8 at the St. Catherine School cafeteria, 5021 Kawaihau Road. CERT is a six-week disaster- and emergency-preparedness course tailored to citizens and taught by ...

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