Emergency Preparedness Updates
Colorado Safety Educators' Blog for the latest news and updates on emergency preparedness.

Sheriff’s Emergency Management section offers CERT training – Citrus Daily

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Sheriff's Emergency Management section offers CERT training
Citrus Daily
Looking back on past disasters and catastrophic events, emergency management agencies across the nation were quick to recognize that immediately following a major incident, they simply may not have the resources or capabilities to meet the initial

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CTIA-The Wireless Association Provides Emergency Preparedness Tips – Sacramento Bee

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CTIA-The Wireless Association Provides Emergency Preparedness Tips
Sacramento Bee
In addition, CTIA's September edition of the "Wonder of Wireless" (WOW) webcast and blog (http://blog.ctia.org) features additional information on emergency preparedness. This month's WOW offers the following: INSIDER INTERVIEW – CTIA's Assistant Vice

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Community meeting will highlight storms, emergency preparedness – Beckley Register-Herald

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Community meeting will highlight storms, emergency preparedness
Beckley Register-Herald
BECKLEY — September is National Preparedness Month and the Beckley Director of Emergency Services is gearing up to spread awareness. “This is a national effort and it's been going on for numerous years,” Kevin Taylor said. “This will be the first year
Vermont travelers should 'Pledge to Prepare' for this weekendvtdigger.org
Somerset County organizations invited to participate in 2012 National NJ.com
The Arizona Department of Homeland Security Encourages Arizonans to Pledge Sonoran News
WRCB-TV -Saugerties Post Star -MarketWatch (press release)
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Top 7 Natural Disaster Preparedness Tips – ABC News

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Top 7 Natural Disaster Preparedness Tips
ABC News
It may be helpful to know the risk of flooding in your area and the elevation of your home above flood stage, which is available from your local Red Cross chapter or your local emergency management agency, advises insurer MetLife. A flood watch or a

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Earthquake Alert Issued By California Emergency Management Agency – Patch.com

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Earthquake Alert Issued By California Emergency Management Agency
Patch.com
The California Emergency Management Agency (Cal EMA) advises that, for the next 24 hours, continued seismic activity may occur in the areas affected by the "swarm" of earthquakes that shook the city of Brawley in Imperial County, measuring as high as 5

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Church to offer event on disaster preparedness – Alton Telegraph

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Church to offer event on disaster preparedness
Alton Telegraph
GODFREY – A church plans a free Disaster "Prep" Rally on Sept. 15 to inform the community about preparing for emergencies that could arise, from natural disasters to financial hardships. The informational event for the entire family will run from 10 a

Now is not the time to be creating your disaster recovery plans – ZDNet

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Now is not the time to be creating your disaster recovery plans
ZDNet
Planning to mitigate the potential problems that some sort of disaster can bring and what you need to do to keep your business up and running should disaster strike is an ongoing process, not a last minute patch. The announcements of impending

Education Ministry is disaster-ready – Jamaica Gleaner

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Education Ministry is disaster-ready
Jamaica Gleaner
She said the ministry has been working closely with the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management, and they are on the alert if there should be a disaster. She was responding to The Gleaner's queries about what steps are in place to deal

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

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)
In its "National Report Card on Protecting Children During Disasters," the Wesport, Conn.-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