EmerGeo Solutions Wins Strategic Contract in Middle East

VANCOUVER, B.C.  -  October 16th 2008 – EmerGeo Solutions (TSX-V: EMG), a leading provider of Emergency Management software and consulting services, is pleased to announce that it has won a key strategic contract in the Middle East. 

EmerGeo has been contracted to design and implement sustainable and comprehensive Emergency Management Plans and Systems in the region.  The contract will involve the provision of the complete range of emergency management services including conducting Hazard, Risk and Vulnerability Assessments, developing emergency response and recovery plans, training, business resilience and implementing strategic programs.  Dean Monterey    , EmerGeo’s Director of Emergency Management Services, is the lead consultant and will utilize his 30 years of practical international experience in emergency management as a responder, manager and senior business and government advisor.

EmerGeo is furthermore pleased to announce that Mr. Bjorn Rosenlykke has been hired as EmerGeo Solution’s Regional Manager in the Middle East. Reporting to Mr. Monterey, Bjorn will be responsible for day to day operations.  Bjorn brings over 20 Years of international experience including the past four years as an emergency management consultant to large oil and gas corporations in the Middle East.  Bjorn responded to the recent earthquake in Sichuan Province in China, where he assisted in establishing an Emergency Operations Centre for an international non-government organization in the capitol city of Chengdu.

 ”We are very excited about these developments. It allows us to establish a foundation in the region and secure new business that we are actively pursuing”, said Michael Morrow, President and CEO of EmerGeo Solutions.  EmerGeo has vast experience applying the finest practises in Emergency Management through work with a range of government and industry organizations around the world.  Our team of professionals at EmerGeo have developed cutting edge emergency management programs enabled by our unique workflow mapping technology that is recognized globally by government and industry,” adds Mr. Morrow.

 

About EmerGeo Solutions Worldwide Inc.

EmerGeo Solutions  (TSX-V: EMG) provides fully integrated situation awareness technology, training and services to help Government and Industry manage risk in Emergency Management, Environment Health and Safety, and Security. EmerGeo’s unique managed Common Operating Picture (mCOPTM) technology provides a reliable, world-class, open standards based incident management solution. Our software, training and professional services have proven to be effective in helping government and industry around the world to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, natural disasters, acts of terrorism and major events. For more information on EmerGeo please visit www.emergeo.com.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

EMERGEO SOLUTIONS WORLDWIDE INC.

 

“Mike Morrow    ”

Mike Morrow    , President & CEO

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