Emergency Notification, Mass Communication & Crisis Management Blog

Bomb Scare at Concordia. Emergency Mass Notification Done Right.

Posted by ERMS Corporation on Fri, Mar 03, 2017

Thankfully, there were no bombs, and no one was hurt. But no one knew that when the threat was first identified.

When instructed by police, Concordia University was able to use their emergency mass notification to rapidly deploy messages via desktop, digital screens and text messaging to evacuate three buildings in an effort to keep students, staff, and visitors safe from harm.

 

 

 

 

 

(Image Source: Twitter @TariqYusufzai)

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Canadian and U.S. officials work together to improve cross-border communications for emergency response

Posted by ERMS Corporation on Mon, Jun 06, 2016

CAUSE IV helps emergency management officials and responders communicate and exchange information more efficiently

The Canadian government announces the fourth installment of the Canada-U.S. Enhancement Resiliency Experiment, known as CAUSE IV, which occurred in April of this year.

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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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