emergency response http://wrvo.org en Mobile emergency response still hampered by low bandwidth and fragmented networks http://wrvo.org/post/mobile-emergency-response-still-hampered-low-bandwidth-and-fragmented-networks <p></p><p>Mobile technology is driving the modernization of disaster relief and public safety response. &nbsp;And, according to a <a href="http://www.brookings.edu/%7E/media/research/files/papers/2013/07/16%20mobile%20technology%20disaster%20relief/west_valentini_mobile%20technology%20disaster%20relief_v20.pdf" target="_blank">recent report</a> from the Brookings Institution, the rapid expansion of mobile devices and mobile driven data has already begun to save lives and alleviate suffering in disaster-struck communities.</p> Sat, 14 Sep 2013 12:34:00 +0000 Kate O'Connell 42896 at http://wrvo.org Mobile emergency response still hampered by low bandwidth and fragmented networks Nine Mile nuclear plant passes federal emergency drill http://wrvo.org/post/nine-mile-nuclear-plant-passes-federal-emergency-drill <p>Federal officials gave Oswego County's nuclear power complex a good grade after an emergency preparedness drill conducted this week.</p><p>Plant workers and emergency officials had to respond to a simulated equipment malfunction and radiation leak, where the wind then shifted.</p><p>"They have to react and they have to react quickly and that’s one of the things we’re looking for; to make sure that they understand what the change means, what it implies, and what to do about it," says FEMA's Rebecca Thomson.</p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 18:38:49 +0000 Ryan Delaney 39951 at http://wrvo.org New E-911 radios for Oswego County http://wrvo.org/post/new-e-911-radios-oswego-county <p>Starting today, Oswego County will turn on its new E-911 radios. The system comes with some new features.</p><p> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 19:30:33 +0000 Adam Wolfe 23019 at http://wrvo.org