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Broward Emergency Management Closely Monitoring Isaac, Residents Urged to … – Broward Net Online

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Broward Emergency Management Closely Monitoring Isaac, Residents Urged to
Broward Net Online
“Although there is no imminent threat to Broward County at this time, there is potential for rapid change in conditions,” said Chuck Lanza, director of Broward County Emergency Management. “We are closely monitoring the situation.” At this time, Lanza
Tropical Storm Isaac: Georgia alertExaminer.com

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Preparing kids for a hurricane – The News-Press

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Preparing kids for a hurricane
The News-Press
The Federal Emergency Management Agency says the following items are good for keeping kids entertained in a shelter situation without taking up a lot of space: a few favorite books, crayons, pencils or pens, plenty of paper, scissors and glue, two

How hot is it? Tulsa responds to extreme heat – Examiner.com

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How hot is it? Tulsa responds to extreme heat
Examiner.com
Just don't do it (This also goes for pets). Tulsa Area Emergency Management Agency Director Roger Jolliff reminds us to remember that children have smaller bodies and can become overcome by the heat faster than adults. “Kids' bodies don't handle the

Are you prepared? Community fair aiming to help residents deal with emergencies – Foster’s Daily Democrat

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Are you prepared? Community fair aiming to help residents deal with emergencies
Foster’s Daily Democrat
The valuable information to be presented at the fair this year will pertain to alternative heating, outdoor cooking, emergency food storage, personal document preservation and preparation, first aid kits, 72-hour kits, emergency shelters and evacuation

Ariad Pharmaceuticals Gearing Up For Ponatinib’s Approval – Seeking Alpha

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Ariad Pharmaceuticals Gearing Up For Ponatinib's Approval
Seeking Alpha
The drug only gave a very subtle improvement on overall survival and progression-free survival, with significant toxicities (severe stomatitis, hyperglycemia, thrombocytopenia, anemia, renal failure, pneumonitis). In previous clinical trials in

Emergency Preparedness and Emergency Supplies Is The Background of A … – RedOrbit

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Emergency Preparedness and Emergency Supplies Is The Background of A
RedOrbit
Although emergency preparedness is a concept that is silently sweeping across the nation, few cater to the vast majority of Americans who are overwhelmed or intimidated by emergency prepping. A-Pack Ready was developed and formed specifically for

Rains should subside before midnight, Emergency Preparedness director says – The Daily Iberian

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Rains should subside before midnight, Emergency Preparedness director says
The Daily Iberian
Hurricane Isaac is expected to cause power failures throughout Iberia Parish, but rains should begin to subside by midnight, according to the parish's director of the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness/911. Parish officials held a
Iberia Parish hunkers down as Isaac approachesThe Daily Advertiser

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States Fail to Meet Disaster-Preparedness Standards – Education Week News (blog)

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States Fail to Meet Disaster-Preparedness Standards
Education Week News (blog)
based organization found that 33 states and the District of Columbia do not meet at least one of four disaster-preparedness standards, which include having several different plans in the event of an emergency: for evacuating children during an

Emergency preparedness – Marinscope Community Newspapers

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Emergency preparedness
Marinscope Community Newspapers
Under the supervision of Bundy, the Mariner Cove Disaster Preparedness Committee stocked the trailer. The Marin Medical Reserve Corps provided basic first aid supplies for the unit. Donated tools and equipment for the unit are also being accepted.

King County executive appoints emergency management director – Issaquah Press

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King County executive appoints emergency management director
Issaquah Press
Hubbard previously served as emergency preparedness manager for the county Department of Transportation, and worked to improve the agency's all-hazards response. In municipal government, he served as a special assistant for public safety to
Walt Hubbard to lead King County Office of Emergency ManagementMaple Valley Reporter

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