A report from Princeton Survey Research Associates International shows that two thirds of U.S. adults feel they would be prepared if an emergency or disaster struck their community today, including 20 percent who say they would be very prepared.
2,500-lb. Barrier from Nasatka Security and Moog Industrial Group
September 1, 2014
In normal operating conditions, the barrier can be raised in four seconds. The barriers also have the extra capacity to lift vehicles, and they are equipped with a backup system that automatically switches to battery power during any outage.
Rutgers University has created a new center for public safety and homeland security to prepare for and respond to natural disasters and terrorist threats. The center will include a one-stop online portal showcasing the collaborations among Rutgers experts across all statewide locations.
The Federal Communications Commission launched the Text-to-911 program, allowing certain counties in 16 states to accept text messages as an alternative to placing a voice call when reporting an emergency.