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Send Word Now Receives DHS Small Business Award for Outstanding Work for FEMA


Send Word Now Receives DHS Small Business Award for Outstanding Work for FEMA

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NEW YORK, NY, Apr 24, 2013 – Send Word Now, the leading worldwide provider of emergency notification and critical communications services, announced today its receipt of the 2013 DHS Small Business Achievement Award from the US Department of Homeland Security. The award is given to companies that have provided “outstanding work in support of the DHS mission.”

According to DHS, Send Word Now is one of only sixteen companies in the nation to receive this award and the only emergency notification provider to receive the honour. Send Word Now was selected for outstanding work performed for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The company was specifically praised for its communications efforts throughout Hurricane Sandy.

“Send Word Now is extremely honoured to have been selected for this top DHS achievement award,” said Lorin Bristow, Senior Vice President of Marketing for the company. “We appreciate the recognition of our commitment to provide the highest-quality critical communications services when and where they are needed. We are sincerely proud and grateful to serve our nation’s homeland security and emergency management professionals.”

About Send Word Now

Headquartered in New York City, Send Word Now is the leading provider of on-demand alerting for crisis communication. The company’s easy-to-use, web-based emergency notification solutions and mobile applications are used by businesses, government agencies, universities, and non-profit organisations to ensure fast, effective, two-way communications when it is needed the most.

Send Word Now’s enterprise-class emergency communications system is capable of transmitting hundreds of thousands of voice and text messages in minutes while providing a full audit trail for after-action reporting and follow-up. It is designed to reach anyone, anywhere, anytime, with any device, over any type of connection.