Emergency preparedness for your pets

The PETS Act of 2006 (Pet Evacuation & Transportation Standards Act) requires local and state emergency preparedness authorities to include in their evacuation plans how they will accommodate household pets and service animals in the event of a major disaster of evacuation.  However, it is up to YOU to be prepared, and by planning ahead you ensure your pets' safety and health. 

Read the complete article by Christina Selter (the San Clemente, Calif. Pet Safety Examiner) 

Why Aren’t Americans More Prepared for Disasters?

Why Aren’t Americans More Prepared for Disasters? By SARAH LASKOW 9/3/10 3:21 PM Part of FEMA’s business is to make sure that Americans are prepared to respond to disasters, and in September — National Preparedness Month — the agency tries to hammer home the message, recommending a three step plan: get a kit, make a plan, be informed. Read the whole article at: http://washingtonindependent.com/96672/why-arent-americans-more-prepared...


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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