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Juvare Support Prepares for Hurricane Florence

Sep 13, 2018 6:58:44 PM / by Carl Brown posted in WebEOC, Emergency Management, Hurricane Florence, Preparedness, Support

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Juvare Support is actively monitoring Hurricane Florence, along with all other tropical activity in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, taking all prudent precautions with our clients, employees, property and technology.

We maintain redundant data centers in multiple locations throughout the U.S. and proactively monitor status to ensure proper functioning at all times. Our preparations include validating our backup and recovery plans, confirming business continuity/disaster recovery plans with our data center partners, and ensuring our geographic redundancy. Within each data center, we also maintain redundant power sources.

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Are You and Your Family Prepared to Survive for 72 Hours?

Sep 4, 2018 3:20:55 PM / by Juvare Staff posted in Emergency Management

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Personal preparedness is critically important. During a time of widespread emergency or disaster, it can be up to three days before resources are readily available to residents again. In order to combat the limited access to vitally important resources, families should prepare a disaster supplies kit that would provide up to 72 hours of self-reliance.

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What Should You Include in Your Family’s Emergency Plan?

Sep 3, 2018 3:32:00 PM / by Juvare Staff posted in Emergency Management

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A disaster can hit at any point of the day, regardless if you are with your loved ones or not. To protect and prepare your family, openly discuss with your loved ones on the best ways to become prepared at home.

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What is National Preparedness Month?

Sep 1, 2018 7:18:00 PM / by Juvare Staff posted in Emergency Management

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Most of our readers, are very familiar in dealing with emergencies both large and small every day. So I come to you and challenge you to take the opportunity of National Preparedness Month to be better prepared at home and at the workplace.

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Largest Drugstore Chain Utilizes Juvare Crisis Management Solution

Aug 13, 2018 2:49:06 PM / by Juvare Staff posted in Emergency Management

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One of the United States largest drugstore chain has more than 8,300 locations and annual sales of more than $72 billion. Each day, the drugstore provides nearly 6 million Americans with pharmacy, health and wellness services. Their Security Operations Center (SOC) is a centralized support center for all safety, security and emergency needs. The SOC uses WebEOC to maintain situational awareness and execute emergency response. Their site status board can show the status of all 8,300+ locations. Version 2.0 provides SOC technicians with guidelines, forms and checklists for most incidents. Version 2.0 is easy to use and gives technicians in the SOC scripts to follow on how to respond to various incidents, training new people and reinforcing best practices.

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Game Day Safety: More than Just Two Points during a College Football Game

Aug 6, 2018 10:24:00 AM / by Cassandra Nordyke posted in education

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In football, a safety is worth two points. For those attending a college football game, safety is worth everything.

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If Resiliency Is Our Common Thread, How Do We Weave It?

Jul 13, 2018 11:24:22 AM / by Kaleb Brown posted in WebEOC, Emergency Management

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International resiliency can seem larger than life. But there is a common perception that we all share the need for resiliency. Moreover, international resiliency is a common thread that binds us all together. Due to the interdependencies of global economics, finance and policies that span national divisions, events that transpire in one geographical area and in one market segment will impact other geographies and, potentially, other market segments.

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Five Emergency Preparedness Considerations in Supporting Music Festivals

Jul 11, 2018 1:28:00 PM / by Cassandra Nordyke posted in Emergency Management

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According to a 2015 Nielsen study, more than 32 million people attend at least one music festival in the U.S. each year, with a third of those attending more than one festival. Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo and Coachella are just a few of the events that will bring together thousands of people this summer. So what should emergency managers and event organizers do to prepare?

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How Emergency Management Agencies can Effectively Utilize Social Media

Jun 1, 2018 10:05:00 AM / by Cassandra Nordyke posted in Emergency Management, Social Media

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When disasters hit, chaos tends to follow. Emergency managers have successfully utilized social media at the core of their preparedness efforts in order to effectively communicate during disastrous events to keep such chaos to a minimum. Social media has made it possible to make smart decisions and spread information instantaneously, something that can ultimately help save lives.

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Top Three Emergency Management Sessions You Don't Want to Miss at the 2018 Preparedness Summit

May 5, 2018 12:23:04 AM / by Kent Cawley posted in Emergency Management, Juvare Summit

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As the Preparedness Summit rapidly approaches, I wanted to take the opportunity to highlight some of the incredible work our partners in Emergency Management have accomplished recently. These three “must see” sessions are just a small sample of the innovative and informative sessions you will find at this year’s Summit!

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