Category: Emergency Management

NPC: National Preparedness Community Winter Storm Preparedness

View as web page January 23, 2015 The National Preparedness Community The Winter Weather Preparedness Social Media Content Toolkit is now available!  Inside the toolkit, you’ll find content to help you promote winter weather preparedness through your social media channels, including: Winter weather Tweets and Facebook posts. Tips on how to organize a Twitter chat. […]

FUTURE: Preparing for disaster: State, feds to create tsunami strategy guides for Calif. harbors

Source: cope-preparedness.org By: LONNA CALHOUN  Posted on: MAY 3, 2014 USGS image illustrates maximum current speeds in knots for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach generated during a tsunami scenario. With the 50th anniversary of the devastating tsunami that killed a dozen people in Crescent City approaching, state and federal agencies have teamed up to create […]

PREPS: Are You Ready Series … Pandemic Preparedness

Source: thedailysheeple.com By: Tess Pennington  Ready Nutrition  Posted on: April 1st, 2014 Let’s cut to the chase, it is very difficult to prepare for epidemics and pandemics especially for those living in close proximity to others. These natural recurring disasters tend to occur suddenly and without warning. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), serious, deadly contagious […]

THREATS: Slowest Start to Tornado Season in a Century

Source: yahoo.com By: Becky Oskin Posted on: April 24, 2014 A cold start to 2014 kicked off a quiet tornado season this year, which has seen the fewest twisters since 1915, according to preliminary National Weather Service (NWS) reports.   The Moore, Okla., tornado touching down in Oklahoma City on May 20, 2013. (CNN)   Notably, no one […]