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Former USAF Surgeon General Mark Ediger Joins Deloitte Federal Health Sector

Mark Ediger, formerly U.S. Air Force surgeon general, has joined Deloitte‘s government and public services practice as a specialist executive within its federal health sector business. He will oversee the company’s efforts with regard to health data management, patient safety, quality of care and medical supply chain innovation across the …

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Hortonworks’ Shaun Bierweiler Talks Enterprise Open Source Tools’ Use in Emergency Mgmt

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 20, 2018 — Shaun Bierweiler, vice president of Hortonworks‘ (Nasdaq: HDP) U.S. public sector business, has said enterprise open source tools such as Apache NiFi and Hadoop work to support emergency and disaster response operations by deriving actionable intelligence from data, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 3. Bierweiler, who …

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AWS, Eastern Foundry Organize SBA Challenges on Disaster Response, SBIR; Dave Levy Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 11, 2018 — Amazon Web Services is set to jointly host a “hackathon” with Eastern Foundry as part of a Small Business Administration project to address disaster response issues and increase access to research grants in support of small businesses, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 26. Fedscoop reported …

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IAP Delivers Personnel, Equipment to Support FEMA/USACE Disaster Response Ops; Rob Hargis Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 10, 2018 — IAP Worldwide Services has provided personnel, equipment and services to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in their recent disaster response operations in North Carolina and South Carolina, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 26. The company said Sept. 25 it coordinated …

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ICF to Acquire DMS Disaster Consultants

ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) has moved to expand the Fairfax, Va.-based company’s disaster management and resilience business with the acquisition of DMS Disaster Consultants. Boca Raton, Fla.-based DMS works with public sector clients to help them develop risk management and mitigation strategies as well as manage data from disaster recovery efforts using the disasTRAX software, ICF said …

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CSRA Lands Potential $95M FEMA Task Order for Emergency Call Center Services

CSRA (NYSE:CSRA) has received a potential $95 million task order from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to operate an emergency call center to support Hurricane Harvey recovery operations in Houston. The company said Wednesday it will establish the facility at CSRA’s Integrated Technology Center in Bossier City, Louisiana, to field calls from people who seek …

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IAP Provides Emergency Aid to FEMA Regions IV & V; Doug Kitani Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 10, 2016 — IAP Worldwide Services has worked to provide assistance and emergency power support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency‘s regions IV and V in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it has sent various teams to FEMA Initial Support Bases in the East …

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FEMA Picks Fluor Support for Disaster Response Work in Texas

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 18, 2015 — Fluor (NYSE: FLR) has won a Federal Emergency Management Agency task order to provide engineering and architectural support services for the rehabilitation work in Texas, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Fluor said Wednesday the contract covers six months of assistance to FEMA’s ongoing disaster response program …

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