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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When Nature Bites Back: Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Ice Storms, Floods, and Wild Fires

Posted by ERMS Corporation on Mon, Oct 29, 2012

Community and Government Emergency Managers across North America use advanced emergency notification technology to execute the communications portion of their response plan when nature related emergencies and catastrophes happen. Residents in risk prone areas are becoming accustomed to receiving communication from their community and government leaders in a myriad of ways.

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