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New App for Students, Faculty and Staff Promotes Safety at Olds ...

Award-winning Alberta-based technology powers the OC Emergency mobile alerting app for smart, safe campuses

Mobile and the Space Between Public and Private Alerts

Last week RallyEngine was pleased to attend the first annual National Public Alerting Summit in Edmonton. Organized by CATAAlliance, nearly 100 Canadian and ...

A Quick Overview of Search and Rescue

  • RallyEngine
  • 03.08.2014
  • Canada
When a person or a group of people are lost, in distress or facing imminent danger, search and rescue operations are summoned to tend to the crisis situation. There are ...

Are Natural Disasters Actually Becoming More Common, or Does It Just ...

Recently, it seems like every time one turns on CNN or checks their social media sites, they are bombarded by the news of a natural disaster somewhere in the world. ...

Nenshi vs Ford: A Tale of Two Cities' Disaster Response

Comparisons between Calgarys Naheed Nenshi and Torontos Rob Ford started years ago when each was elected mayor. Now, with 2013s record breaking floods in their ...

An Inside Look at an Incident Command Center

Natural and man-made incidents can happen at anytime and anyplace. Getting the word out on how to prepare for an incident is not always possible, especially in the wake ...

The Pros and Cons of Twitter as a Disaster Alert Tool

  • RallyEngine
  • 22.04.2013
  • alerts
The difference between an emergency and a catastrophic disaster is communication. Getting the right responders on the scene and mobilizing relief effort requires ...

Crisis Communications: Thinking, Fast and Slow

  • RallyEngine
  • 08.04.2013
  • book
Daniel Kahneman, psychologist and author of the bestseller, "Thinking, Fast and Slow" outlined his research on the dichotomy of thought: System 1 (instinctive) and ...

How Public Safety Officials Talk: the Importance of Communication

  • RallyEngine
  • 11.03.2013
  • calm
Public safety officials give updates, instructions and other important information relating to the safety of the population before, during, and after a crisis. A ...