disaster preparation

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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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Hail, wind, fire and tornadoes can make the summer months a dangerous time to live in South Dakota. Unfortunately for many of us, when it comes to natural disasters it may not be a matter of ‘if’ but ‘when’.
The devastating natural disasters that have made national news this year serve as a reminder to people of all ages that we must take action to prepare for emergencies that could affect us where we live, work or visit.
Graphic: National Preparedness Month. Don't Wait. Communicate.
The Department of Homeland Security Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, a Center of the White House Office of Faith-based & Neighborhood Partnerships and FEMA’s Individual and Community Preparedness Division invites you to a webinar on Thursday, September 8 from 2-3 PM ET.
Disaster rarely gives you a heads up, and can take many unexpected forms. Everyone should have a plan of action, but some Americans can be particularly vulnerable during times of uncertainty. It's important to keep this in mind when forming an effective plan, and to consider your personal needs. Disaster preparation is more than storing water and food, and every situation requires a different solution.
On the first anniversary of the worst tornado to hit Arkansas in 46 years, one that killed 16 people along a 41-mile path, AARP is urging residents to be prepared in case another disaster strikes.
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