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Mission Essential Solutions

Mission Essential Solutions, LLC (MES), founded in 2013, offers technical solutions aimed at providing robust mobile capabilities needed for disaster response and recovery operations. James Murphy, President and Owner of the company, is a former Marine helicopter pilot with extensive experience in disaster relief operations, flying humanitarian missions in Puerto Rico and Sierra Leone, and supporting relief operations on the ground following an earthquake and a super typhoon in the Philippines. Before retiring from the Marines in 2012, Mr. Murphy worked at the White House Military Office where he worked in disaster and emergency planning for the President of the United States and the Executive Branch Departments and Agencies.

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Mobile Medical Clinic Arrives To Houston To Help with Disaster Response

Press Release | Stephen F. Austin Community Health Center | September 3, 2017

Stephen F. Austin Community Health Center (SFACHC) is responding to the urgent need for medical help in Brazoria and Galveston communities with the help of Clinica Sierra Vista, a community health center in California. Clinica Sierra Vista is sending a fully equipped medical and dental mobile unit to assist SFACHC care for the displaced residents along the Texas coast where catastrophic Hurricane Harvey flooded homes and vehicles and is preventing the sick and vulnerable from accessing necessary primary care. Read More »

Open-Source Maps Of California’s Emergency Medical Agencies

Ben Welsh | Los Angeles Times | December 21, 2012

The [Los Angeles] Times is releasing free and open-source files that map out the boundaries of the regional agencies that regulate emergency medical services in California. The release coincides with a Times investigation published Friday that found that outdated technology has frustrated efforts by state officials to measure how well local agencies perform emergency rescues. Read More »

Stephen F. Austin Community Health Center Thanks Clinica Sierra Vista for Loan of Mobile Medical Unit to Care for Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Press Release | Stephen F. Austin Community Health Center | September 8, 2017

Stephen F. Austin Community Health Center (SFACHC) extends many thanks to Clinica Sierra Vista and its excellent staff for the assistance and kindness our friends to the west bestowed on SFACHC and the residents of Brazoria County in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. The generous loan of the Bakersfield, California community health center’s Mobile Unit is making it possible for SFACHC to provide essential primary health care, including tetanus shots, to evacuees staying in shelters established after Hurricane Harvey’s record rainfall flooded homes in Brazoria County and neighboring Galveston County.

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44th Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
July 14, 2019 (All day) - July 18, 2019 (All day)
Location: 
Omni Interlocken Hotel Broomfield, CO
United States

Since 1975, the Natural Hazards Center has hosted the Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop in Colorado. Today the Workshop brings together over 500 federal, state, and local mitigation and emergency management officials; representatives of nonprofit, private sector, and humanitarian organizations; hazards and disaster researchers; and others dedicated to alleviating the impacts of disasters. Our Theme: This year, the Workshop will be organized around the theme of Convergence, which refers to the process of people joining forces to respond to pressing challenges and enduring problems. These connections often require the crossing of boundaries, whether they be disciplinary, organizational, geographic, cultural, political, or otherwise. This work can be challenging, but it is also where fundamental breakthroughs in science and application are most likely to occur.

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