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Southern Oregon’s Disaster Registry is the only one of its kind in the state. One factor that makes the registry effective is the close communication and mutual appreciation between Rogue Valley Council of Government Senior and Disability Services and County Emergency Management.
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With electricity, cell phone service and even landline communications knocked out or damaged in much of the eastern Florida Panhandle after Hurricane Michael, one major emerging need is for information about who needs help.
Hurricane preparedness tips
If you are a kupuna or caregiver, especially if you take care of someone with dementia, the time to prepare for a major storm or disaster is now, before a disaster happens.
Emergency preparedness natural disaster supplies. Water, flashlight, lantern, batteries.
Tallahassee, Fla. – Millions of Florida residents will find their 2018 Memorial Day weekend affected by Sub-Tropical Storm Alberto, the first named storm of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. For Floridians 50-plus, it is important to take the storm’s risks seriously, AARP’s top state official in Florida said Saturday.
By Susannah Nesmith
West Virginia has experienced historic flooding that has devastated communities across the Mountain State. It's heart breaking to see our friends, family and neighbors hurting and devastated. We are a proud state and know in difficult times, West Virginians come together as a family to help one another and show the nation what Mountaineers are made of.
See a need, meet a need!
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By Elaine Friesen-Strang
District residents, sign up for training as an international disaster volunteer.  Volunteers would  answer phones, take inquiries and educate the public about the most effective ways to help disaster-affected people.
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