Tag: emergency management

Hawaii-EMA to host three open houses to gather input

Hawaii-EMA to host three open houses to gather input

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Hawai’i Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) is inviting the community to three open houses as it updates the Hawai’i State Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan, which addresses ways to reduce the impact of natural hazards on the State.

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IRS provides disaster readiness guidance

IRS provides disaster readiness guidance

| May 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

The IRS reminds taxpayers who may be impacted by hurricanes and other natural disasters that now is a good time to begin preparing for one.

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Missile defense prep, potential furlough focus of CIE

Missile defense prep, potential furlough focus of CIE

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Repeat after me. Get inside. Stay inside. Stay tuned.” That was the message from Col. Stephen E. Dawson, commander of U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, during a missile defense preparedness briefing at this month’s Community Information Exchange, Jan. 31, at the Nehelani.

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FEMA encourages tsunami awareness, preparedness

FEMA encourages tsunami awareness, preparedness

| January 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Following an intense earthquake that occurred in the Gulf of Alaska on Tuesday, Jan. 23, which prompted tsunami watches, advisories and warnings across many state coastlines, FEMA continues to highlight safety tips for those who live in or visit coastal communities.

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False missile alert highlights importance of preparedness

False missile alert highlights importance of preparedness

| January 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

At 8:07 a.m. on Jan. 13, an erroneous text alert sent to cell phones statewide, warning that an incoming missile was headed to Hawaii.

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First responders stage disaster preparedness exercise at HMR

First responders stage disaster preparedness exercise at HMR

| September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Approximately 100 first responders from multiple agencies engaged in an incident management exercise, here, Sept. 8. It was the first time the exercise was conducted at HMR.

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TAMC flexes muscle for MASCAL scenarios in All-Hazards exercise

TAMC flexes muscle for MASCAL scenarios in All-Hazards exercise

| June 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tripler Army Medical Center participated in U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii’s annual Mass Casualty exercise, June 8, in order to test its emergency operations plans and procedures.

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25th Division Artillery aids in joint exercise

25th Division Artillery aids in joint exercise

| January 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Local Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Army first responders, including a medical evacuation (MEDEVAC), from 3rd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, reacted to a simulated mass casualty (MASCAL) exercise at the 25th Infantry Division’s Jungle Operations Training Center (JOTC), Jan. 6.

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USAG-HI wraps up year providing tons of support

USAG-HI wraps up year providing tons of support

| December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

2016 began with good financial news and a new state law: Pay raises, though just 1.3 percent, were issued for the federal government – both military and civilian personnel. In Hawaii, the new law changed the smoking age to 21 for tobacco purchase, possession or consummation.

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TAMC provides health care-plus for 260,000 in the Pacific

TAMC provides health care-plus for 260,000 in the Pacific

| December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Tripler Army Medical Center, or TAMC, prides itself on serving as the premier health readiness platform in the Pacific and by providing high quality, safe, patient-centered health care.

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