The Copernicus Emergency Management Service was activated by the Spanish Civil Protection Authorities on July 9 after two different fires strongly affected the South of Spain since the beginning of July.
With the first two Galileo In-Orbit Verification (IOV) satellites already in orbit, the European Space Agency (ESA) is currently pondering whether or not the spacecraft could also be used to manage distress calls and other types of
Digicom Global,Inc. has revamped it's website to support first responders. 2012 will be a tough year for Emergency management professionals. Due to soaring budget deficits, state and federal budgets for Police, Fire and other agencies have been cut up to 50 percent.