Daily Archives: May 21, 2009

Emergency Planning & Response Conference

 (August 6-9; Kansas City, MO) This year’s conference will feature four tracks designed for decision makers and first responders in the emergency industry: Health and Medical Homeland Security/Emergency Management Technology Enhanced Local Emergency Planning Committees  http://www.marc.org/gti/lepc-terc/

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7th Annual BIODEFENSE Conference

(June 15-17; Washington, DC) The conference will discuss current countermeasure research, development, and procurement programs and give participants the chance to interact face to face with high-level government representatives tasked to build the country’s biodefense and pandemic influenza capacity. http://www.infocastinc.com/index.php/conference/biodef09

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4 Arrested in New York Plot

Four men were “arrested Wednesday night in what the authorities said was a plot to bomb two synagogues in the Bronx and shoot down military planes at an Air National Guard base in Newburgh, N.Y.,” reports the New York Times … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka Defeats Tamil Tigers but Restricts Outside Aid

Christian Science Monitor  “The former theater of war in northeastern Sri Lanka has been out of bounds for aid workers for months, with the Sri Lankan government only granting sporadic access to the International Committee of the Red Cross [which … Continue reading

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Authorities arrested four men in a plot to bomb two synagogues in New York City

On 20 May 2009 authorities arrested four men who were allegedly involved in a plot to bomb two synagogues in New York City and shoot down U.S. military aircraft. The men acquired two fake bombs from an undercover Federal Bureau … Continue reading

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