EmerGeo Supporting Red River Flood Response.
Vancouver, B.C., - April 16, 2009 – EmerGeo Solutions Worldwide Inc. (TSX-V: EMG) (“EmerGeo” or the “Company”), a leading provider of Emergency Management, Environment Health Safety, and Security software and consulting services is pleased to announce that EmerGeo has secured a $400,000 contract with the Province of Manitoba Emergency Measures Organization to implement EmerGeo’s crisis management software solution. http://www.manitoba.ca.EmerGeo software is also installed in the North Dakota Department of Emergency Service’s Emergency Operation Center to support their flood fighting efforts. In situations like the natural disaster affecting both North Dakota and Manitoba, EmerGeo’s software and services are being used to save lives and protect property and the environment.
The Company also reports that it has granted 85,000 options to officers, employees or consultants at a price of $.50 cents per share, exercisable for a period of ten years from date of grant, in accordance with the terms of the company’s stock option plan.
EmerGeo develops, integrates, resells and supports emergency management software solutions and services. EmerGeo’s software provides optional interfaces to crisis management, hazard modeling and simulation systems, giving users an ability to visualize their incident, resources and other critical data on electronic maps to help government and industry to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to and recover from potential or actual incidents, natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or other major events.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
EMERGEO SOLUTIONS WORLDWIDE INC.
Michael Morrow, Director
For more information contact the Company at:
Telephone: (604) 604-681-0989
Facsimile: (604) 604-681-0079
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“Protecting People, Property & the Environment“
EmerGeo was contacted just a few weeks before the Red River flooding began in Manitoba and within one week had deployed a technical response team onsite to implement the software and provide training and support services. The system is currently being used to help manage this disaster in the Province’s Emergency Coordination Centre (ECC) in Winnipeg.
“Disaster can strike with little or no notice and our technology and team can be deployed very quickly when needed. ”We stand with the Manitoba Emergency Measures Organization to provide tools and support that will enhance the Province’s preparedness, response and recovery efforts now and in the future”, states Mike Morrow , President and CEO of EmerGeo Solutions. More information on the Manitoba flood event and organization is available at