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  1. Ready to Assist Southeastern States
    Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    Ready to Assist Southeastern States

    The U.S. Department of Labor is ready to make available National Dislocated Worker Grant funding to help North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia assess workforce needs in the wake of Hurricane Florence.
  2. Matthew
    Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Matthew

    As we have 2 Matthews here at First Aid Mart, and we're in the Hurricane Preparedness Business - the current weather drama is top of mind to us. Even if a hurricane hasn't reached land, the effects of the hurricane could be severely dangerous. Hurricane Matthew has already proven himself to be the strongest Atlantic tropical storm since 2007, after...
  3. Storm Safe
    Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Storm Safe

    If a safe room in not available during a hurricane, the best protective action is to evacuate before the hurricane makes landfall. Otherwise, seek the best available shelter: Go to a small, interior, windowless room such as a closet or bathroom on the lowest level of a sturdy building; for a hurricane, make sure the room is not subject to...
  4. 3 Steps to Prepare for Hurricanes
    Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    3 Steps to Prepare for Hurricanes

    As we progress into the Hurricane Season, each of us need to take inventory of our supplies, assess our readiness, and plan for safety in a storm. According to FEMA director, Craig Fugate, his should begin with three basic steps: Know your evacuation zone.  Evacuation zones are areas that may be impacted by hurricane flooding. Many communities have designated evacuation...
  5. Hurricanes and CERT
    Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Hurricanes and CERT

    CERT Teams are called upon to respond and assist the community in many types of Disaster and Emergency situations. During Hurricane Preparedness Week, we remind you all to be Weather Ready, but to also consider going a step beyond and joining CERT to help others. It is free, and you'll make a difference. Learn more CERT Gear & Supplies CERT...
  6. Thar She Blows!
    Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Thar She Blows!

    It is National Hurricane Preparedness Week! 2 days are gone, but you can still prepare and share. Some helpful Hurricane and Storm Surge information: ?     How to Prepare for a Hurricane ?     Hurricane Preparedness ?     Hurricane Safety ?     Hurricane Readiness ?     Hurricane Awareness ?     Hurricane Watch / Hurricane Warning ? ?     Dorothy: this...
  7. It is Still Hurricane Season
    Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    It is Still Hurricane Season

    In the wake of recent severe weather events like the Historic and unprecedented Hurricane Patricia, and Hurricane Joaquin, now is a good time to review hurricane safety information with your family and get prepared. Hurricane Patricia Was Sudden, Unexpected, and the Strongest Landfalling Pacific Hurricane on Record... despite frequent criticism by both Mexican Nationals and the rest of the World...
  8. Categories: National Preparedness Month & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Hurricane Preparedness

    Are you Hurricane Ready? We are 1/2 way through Hurricane Week, the third week of National Preparedness Month... You should have now learned about hurricanes, and related issue like power outages. Have your stocked your emergency and hurricane supplies? Have you made your plan?
  9. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, National Preparedness Month & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Hurricane Safety for National Preparedness

    During this third week of  National Preparedness Month, learn about HURRICANE SAFETY & PREPAREDNESS: Hurricane Readiness Hurricane Season is Here! Hurricane Outlook Hurricane Awareness 🌀 Hurricane Watch / Hurricane Warning 🚩 Dorothy: this is Kansas. #HurricanePrep #PrepareAthon Heads up to Hurricanes and Disaster Preparedness
  10. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Blow Hard

    While National Preparedness Month doesn't begin for another week, that is not excuse for not making certain you are ready - especially for Hurricanes if you are in a Coastal area (watch out - it is that time of year!) How is your Hurricane Readiness? If you live in coastal areas at risk, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC...

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