Global Relief Technologies (GRT) Joins the National Emergency Management Association (NEMA)

Portsmouth, NH (PRWEB) February 17, 2012

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). GRTs 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 GRTs 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 users specific requirements while maintaining the highest levels of security.

Rapid Data Management System (RDMS) by GRT is a highly secure and reliable Total Enterprise Mobile Field-Data Workflow Solution which offers significant operational cost savings, simplifies work processes, and provides the capability to easily capture critically needed structured and accurate field-data that is vital to successful operational decision making and performance, especially in the most extreme environments and disasters. RDMS helps Emergency Response Management and Disaster Recovery Organizations improve their capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from and mitigate all hazards and threats.

Rapid Data Management System (RDMS) by GRT provides Emergency Responders & Disaster Recovery Teams the ability to access, manage, analyze, and share key data and business information in those chaotic hours and days following a disaster. Armed with this real-time information, authorized Emergency Response & Disaster Recovery Management personnel can accelerate business and operational decisions, can significantly improve operational productivity and performance, and can allocate resources more effectively which can ultimately result in saving more peoples lives. RDMS also offers the necessary ability for Emergency Response Management & Disaster Recovery Teams to stay connected 24/7 with the option of using Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) Satellite Communications when wireless or other modes of connection are not available.

Emergency Response Management & Disaster Recovery Organizations seeking to deploy enterprise-level mobile field-data collection and analysis solutions to the field can now benefit from GRTs experience launching, managing, and supporting thousands of devices worldwide. GRT has a history of success collecting over 500,000 highly accurate assessments all across the world including: China, Chile, Nicaragua, Haiti, Philippines, Thailand, and the United States. In fact, through a subcontract with the Raytheon, RDMS by GRTs logistics solution is being used by the US military in Iraq and Afghanistan to support systems that protect military and civilian personnel.


Global Relief Technologies (GRT) core competency is designing, developing and supporting cutting-edge Enterprise Mobile Field-Data Workflow Technology Solutions. GRTs proprietary Rapid Data Management System (RDMS) technology (1) is easy to use, configure, and integrate, (2) is highly secure, stable, and customizable, and (3) offers exceptional real-time mobile field-data collection, communication and collaboration capabilities. Since 2005, RDMS by GRT has proven to perform successfully in normal to extreme work environments all over the world, and has been utilized by the United States Navy, the United States Marine Corp, the American Red Cross as well as AIR Worldwide (AIR), the Texas Division of Emergency Management, and Northeast Utilities. GRT is a Verizon Wireless Business Solution Alliance Partner, a Motorola Solutions Provider Gold Level, and a member of the AT&T Industry and Mobility Alliance Program. Other formalized GRT strategic business partnerships include: Raytheon, GeoEye, Vizada as well as Dartmouth College, the American Institute for Research and the University of Texas at Austin. For more information about GRT and RDMS by GRT please visit the website:


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