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Are You Ready? ........An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness Now available!

Are You Ready? An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness (IS-22) is FEMA’s most comprehensive source on individual, family, and community preparedness. The guide has been revised, updated, and enhanced in August 2004 to provide the public with the most current and up-to-date disaster preparedness information available. Get the whole story at http://www.fema.gov/areyouready/index.shtm Download the complete pdf and Videos at http://www.fema.gov/pdf/areyouready/areyouready_full.pdf

As Nation Marks 9/11 Anniversary, 20 Ideas To Improve Citizen Preparedness & Engagement

 September 10th, 2010-(In Case Of Emergency, Read Blog).

 
As the U.S. marks the ninth anniversary of 9/11, I wanted to post some ideas that I think would help raise citizen preparedness and engagement. The recommendations come from discussions that I have had with people involved in all aspects of the issue, my own experiences as a parent and CERT member in New York City, as well as from the input I have received from blog readers over the past couple of years.
 
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Earthquake fault connects North Bend to Whidbey Island

Geologists are hoping a newly discovered fault line between North Bend and Whidbey Island doesn’t shake things up any time soon. Read the complete story at:


http://snovalleystar.com/2009/09/23/earthquake-fault-connects-north-bend-to-whidbey-island

HHS Delivers the Nation’s First Health Security Strategy

WASHINGTON - HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today released The National Health Security Strategy, the nation’s first comprehensive strategy focused on protecting people’s health during a large-scale emergency. The strategy sets priorities for government and non-government activities over the next four years. 

Read the whole story at:
http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/hhs-delivers-the-nationrsquos-first-health-security-strategy,1111204.shtml

National Preparedness Month: Get Ready Now, FEMA Says

"We don't know when the next disaster will strike. But the better prepared we are, the better we'll all do," says W. Craig Fugate, FEMA's new administrator, in his video promoting September's NPM

http://ohsonline.com/articles/2009/08/07/national-preparedness-month.aspx

PREP Year End Activity Summary Report 2009

Your Point Roberts Emergency Preparedness Group has been very busy this year and achieved a number of important accomplishments. 

Emergency generators have been installed at the community center and the church.

Safety of Influenza A (H1N1)

Safety of Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccines --- United States, October 1--November 24, 2009...
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http://www.foodconsumer.org/newsite/Non-food/Drug/Swine_flu_vaccine_safety_061220090908.html


HAM IT UP

Community Info:  Point Roberts needs Ham operators

September Tip: Be a community team player.  Learn--Practice--Learn. Have an exit plan for emergencies.(Fire, Earthquakes, Tsunamis)  EDITH can save your life.  So can a Ham.   Call Jud @ 945-0533 for more information.


VERY IMPORTANT   THE FIRE DEPARTMENT--CERT--PREP  are one team. ---FIRE folks lead.---Our one goal is to save your life.
Any takers??? We need your assistance.  Let's work together to protect our community.   

 

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