Emergency Notification, Mass Communication & Crisis Management Blog

Increasing Occurrence of Natural Disasters Highlight the Need for Business and Community Emergency Mass Notification

Posted by ERMS Corporation on Mon, May 15, 2017

Spring 2017, floods have caused devastation across Canada. The damage is extensive, and water levels in some areas reached unprecedented heights. Communities all across Canada and especially in British Columbia’s Interior, the Ottawa Valley in Ontario, and over 170 communities in Quebec were on high alert, as the rain poured if for days. Thousands of people were evacuated, and the list of road closures was incredibly long. The hashtag #flooding2017 was and is trending, full of distressing images and stories. 

 

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Emergency Communication Saves More Than Lives: Calculating the Real Dollar Value of Lost Productivity

Posted by ERMS Corporation on Mon, Jan 27, 2014

Emergency and Incident Mass Notification Services (ENS) are the secure automated distribution and management of important alerts and critical messages to multiple recipients on multiple devices, activated via browser (PC or mobile device) or phone. Emergency notification has become an integral and mission critical component of organizations communication strategies. On both a routine and emergency basis, notifications to affected stakeholders before, during and after an incident or crisis dramatically increases an organization’s ability to quickly restore productivity to normal levels.

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