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Happy Birthday, Emergency!

Inspiring a generation of responders

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3 Steps Towards Diverse and Inclusive Disaster Communication

What is the human cost of a taco?

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Experience Verified Identity at these emergency management conferences

Merit has deployed to many hazardous scenarios, so we were not about to let a National Weather Service falling iguana warning stop us from meeting...

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Is license reciprocity finally coming to your state?

Family groceries and legislation that matters

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Hot Showers or Paperwork? Modernizing Your Cost-recovery Process

After reading this you will know:

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Leader of nation’s largest disaster program joining Merit to spearhead emergency services team

Chris Walker, former Senior Vice President of WSP's Emergency Management division, has joined Merit as the President of the company’s Emergency...

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Merit Raises $50M to Expand into New Industries and Use Cases

Today Merit announced that the company has raised $50M in Series B funding, bringing the total raised to date to $80M. Rose Park Advisors led the...

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3 Preparedness Templates Emergency Managers Need Now

Everyone thinks your crew will save them…right now

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Memorable Merit Moments of 2021

Our Best Wishes!

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Can universal digital licenses help your state thrive?

Will COVID-displaced professionals move to your state?

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The Top 10 Merit Moments of 2021

Here are the Top Ten Merit Moments our teams and amazing partners crossed in 2021. We can't wait to see what 2023 has in store for the Verified...

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Strategic Data Across the Emergency Management Stages: How Winning Three Super Bowls Can Teach You to Prepare for Disasters

Bill Walsh, who coached the San Francisco 49ers to three winning Super Bowls, was obsessed with preparedness. In his management classic, "The Score...

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Take Your Team Offsite With 5 Simple Steps

I'm a senior engineer at Merit, a software company initially based in the San Francisco Bay Area but now 100% remote. 

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Maximizing Workforce Data Accuracy

System maintenance remains a difficult task as many agencies rely on disconnected, legacy solutions, requiring teams to stay knowledgeable about and...

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Measuring Workforce Program Success Comprehensively

Data powers workforce systems forward and provides agencies with metrics to measure their performance and ROI, and to obtain actionable insights. But...

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