Innovative Solutions in Emergency Management

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SBA Designation is Confusing

Although the loan program is administered by the SBA, it is very confusing to potential applicants. The loan progrma should be re-designated as "FEMA Part II" or "Loans for FInancially Able Families" or something else that is more informative and does not discourage participation.

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Emergency Food Distribution

FEMA should have a policy under which the police and/or National Guard supervise removal of perishable foods from food stores during disasters, with immediate compensation to the store owner (to be repaid from insurance proceeds when they become available). The food can then immediately be distributed to food pantries and feeding centers before it spoils. The owner gets funds immediately to use in reopening the store ...more »

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Inventor Intends on Donating New Patented Innovative Technology!

Excerpt from Scientific Papers Published for public viewing on Joe Williams' Facebook Acct... It would be difficult for most people to imagine that wiki together with the use of super-computers like the cray system "Red Storm" could actually help determine and forecast earthquakes in relation to "Planetary Orbital Dynamics" yet, after extensive review, the examiners at the U.S.P.T.O. did "In Fact" determine this invention ...more »

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One-Click Flood Zone Application for Smartphones

Smartphones have GPS. Every smartphone knows the precise latitude and longitude of its physical location on the earth. Given smartphone GPS and Google Earth mapping technology, a "One-Click Flood Zone" application would pop-up on the smartphone display the image of the FEMA flood map for that location. The One-Click Flood Zone application would allow touch screen capability to zoom in, zoom out or move the map ...more »

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Windows 8, Android, OSX Application

It would be great ifs you made plugin to Skype for these program that allow you to call emergency services and fema. That had a map of effected storm and disaster areas and show weather for area and if power was out you could charge for this but it better free?? Also and area to report problems all in a single app that work on allk platforms

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School District Consortiums for Emergency Response Planning

Protocols and recommended guidelines for developing and implementing emergency response plans are essential for individual schools and districts. District and school personnel typically need assistance in the development of their plans. Community partners assisting in the development of these plans such as local emergency management, law enforcement, fire and county health is always a good place to start. However, ...more »

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(Farewell to extinguish traditional)

Expectations into account new technologies towards progress and prosperity to extinguish major fires / forest / high-rise buildings / oil. ----------------------------------------------------------------- http://my.firefighternation.com/profiles/blogs/egypt-invent-the-first-innovation-in-the-world-to-put-out-forest -------------------------------------------------------------------- http://www.agricultureegypt.com/NewsDetails.aspx?CatID=90fa0b06-9fcb-4093-b5ab-249a5c4ac42f&ID=c4fe6569-97b9-40e8-a218-3593b8ba2fea#.UUHJxBw0xBg ...more »

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a rational plan

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Egypt / Cairo at Modern techniques for Civil Protection (Fire)

Egyptian invent the first innovation in the world to put out forest fires Look at the world of modern technology to put out major fires https://sites.google.com/site/eln7rawyproject -------------------------------------------------------------------- http://www.agricultureegypt.com/NewsDetails.aspx?CatID=90fa0b06-9fcb-4093-b5ab-249a5c4ac42f&ID=c4fe6569-97b9-40e8-a218-3593b8ba2fea#.UULTIhw0xBh ------------------------------------------------------------------- ...more »

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Everyone at Risk Pays!

Regardless of our FEMA FIRM Flood Zone we're all at risk of natural disasters too numerious to name. We all need to pay something regardless of whether we're flood prone or on a mountain subject to mudslides or avalanches. Everyone who may someday claim FEMA benefits should pay "X" amount of FEMA insurance for every type of disaster recovery; we're all going to pay anyway. Why not do the right thing and get this program ...more »

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SANDLESS SANDBAGS

We have a 100% Green Sandless Sandbag that is activated with freshwater. We believe this would be a great alternative to tradtional sandbags. We are looking for ageny's that would be interested in seeing the product. Can anyone point us int he rigth direction? Any help is greatly appreciated.

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MeteorComet shelters

More preparedness by providing individual saferooms to everyone and have public safe rooms in Neighborhoods and more frequently because in todays environment both by Mother Nature and manmade time will be crucial. Only by providing more smaller survival shelters spaced logically will the public truly be prepared.

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