Global Relief Technologies (GRT), a global leader in Mobile Field-Data Workflow Solutions proudly serving numerous industries and companies including Emergency Response Management & Disaster Recovery Organizations, today announced they became a Corporate Member of the National Emergency Management Association (NEMA). GRT’s patented Rapid Data Management System (RDMS) is a revolutionary mobile data technology solution ideal for Emergency Management personnel and Disaster Recovery crisis situations. Since 2003, RDMS by GRT continues to save lives operating in the most extreme environments and disasters all over the world, and has proven itself in the harshest conditions of United States Marine Corps field operations in East Asia, the western Pacific, the Middle East, and Haiti.

President & CEO of Global Relief Technologies (GRT), Michael Gray had this to say about GRT joining NEMA, “We at GRT are thrilled to be a member of such a fine organization as NEMA. Since the founding of Global Relief Technologies (GRT) in 2003, a key component of our mission has been to assist the emergency responders, the humanitarian and reconstruction communities, as well as global organizations operating in austere and extreme environments, to collect critical data via a secure, total comprehensive solution that provides for a more effective evaluation of, and response to, crisis situations. While GRT’s mission, purpose, and RDMS utilization has continued to grow and evolve beyond Emergency Response Management and Disaster Recovery we remain committed to providing optimal solutions for those highly valuable individuals who work in these areas as well as the local, state, and federal government organizations which NEMA supports.”

The National Emergency Management Association (NEMA) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit 501(c)(3) association dedicated to enhancing public safety by improving the nation's ability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from all emergencies, disasters, and threats to our nation's security. NEMA is the professional association of and for emergency management directors from all 50 states, eight U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia. NEMA provides national leadership and expertise in comprehensive emergency management; serves as a vital emergency management information and assistance resource; and advances continuous improvement in emergency management through strategic partnerships, innovative programs, and collaborative policy positions.

Rapid Data Management Systems (RDMS) by GRT is utilized by Emergency Management organizations including the Texas Division of Emergency Management and Texas Forest Service, the Maine Emergency Management Agency and Maine Forest Service, as well as the American Red Cross. These organizations like the broad array of RDMS features which include an easy-to-use intuitive graphical user interface, 100% real-time two way communication, a Workflow Rules-Engine which guarantees structured data validation and improved accuracy in the data collection process, complete GPS/GIS integrated mapping capabilities, as well as the ability to be configured without difficulty to meet each user’s specific requirements while maintaining the highest levels of security.

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Posted by Ron M. Seidel, Editorial Intern

February 22, 2012