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Purdue to conduct Safety and Preparedness Day, test emergency alert system

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s annual National Emergency Preparedness Month, Purdue University will test its emergency notification system and conduct safety-related activities for the campus community on Thursday (Sept. 9). Purdue’s Safety and Preparedness Day is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Memorial Mall. […]

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Purdue to simulate emergency to test response July 14

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University will test its emergency preparedness July 14 with the simulation of an on-campus event. The exercise is funded by a grant from the Department of Education Emergency Management in Higher Education program. Purdue’s Campus Emergency Preparedness and Planning Office, in conjunction with the Purdue Homeland Security Institute, will simulate […]

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Purdue, Rutgers will lead $30 million U.S. homeland security research center

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue and Rutgers universities will co-lead an international research and education group in a six-year, $30 million U.S. Department of Homeland Security center to create methods and tools to analyze and manage vast amounts of information for all mission areas of homeland security. The agency’s new Center of Excellence in Command, Control and Interoperability will comprise the Purdue and Rutgers teams. Both will contribute to developing new methods to aid homeland security personnel in preparing for, preventing, detection of, response to and recovery from terrorist attacks as well as natural and manmade disasters.

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