Are You Prepared For Severe Weather?

Severe weather such as thunderstorms, wind storms, floods and tornadoes are threats to the health and safety of all Michiganders. To encourage residents to take precautions that can save lives and protect property in a severe weather emergency, Governor Snyder has proclaimed April 8-14 as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Michigan.

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Lincoln Park CERT to Offer Three Day Disaster Preparedness Course

LINCOLN PARK, MI — In the early minutes, hours and possibly days of these disasters, professional emergency responders may not be able to reach all citizens due to the number of emergency situations or road conditions.    Lincoln Park CERT’s mission is to train people to respond during disaster situations when professional responders may be overwhelmed by a large number of calls.  Wayne County residents are invited to register for the free CERT Disaster Preparedness Course.  Students enrolled in this course learn disaster preparedness, fire safety, light search and rescue, disaster psychology, terrorism, and more. The three-day course is designed to provide the basic skills needed in major disaster, which increases the ability people to survive until first responders or other assistance arrives.

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Second Annual COPS Care Community Picnic

The Lincoln Park Police Department along with the Lincoln Park Neighborhood Watch Program and with the generous support of the Chapatwala Family McDonald’s will be sponsoring a community picnic for the residents of Lincoln Park!

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Things to consider during an emergency

Getting correct information during an emergency is the key to taking safe action. Someone in your household may not be able to receive, understand, or act on emergency information. Think about what special needs your household, and neighborhood, may have. Take action now to make sure everyone will be safe…

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Get Your Business Ready For Any Kind of Disaster at Free National Preparedness Month Webinar Series

Is your organization prepared to communicate quickly and effectively with each other when a crisis hits? Did you know that nearly 70 percent of all U.S. businesses will lose power at one point in the next 12 months? Do you have a plan in place to keep your operations running? How will you rebuild your business if your employees are unable to report to work after a major disaster?

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2015 National Preparedness Month (NPM)

Theme: Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today. September is National Preparedness Month.  This year we are asking you to take action now – make a plan with your community, your family, and for your pets.  Plan how to stay safe and communicate during the disasters that can affect…

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Three Day Basic Training Course

LINCOLN PARK —Wayne County residents are invited to register for upcoming CERT training, which begins July 7, 2015, provided by Lincoln Park’s Community Emergency Response Team. The training is designed to provide basic training in disaster preparedness, which increases the ability of citizens to survive until responders or other assistance…

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Enjoy Michigan’s Summer Free Fishing Weekend June 13-14

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds everyone that the annual Summer Free Fishing Weekend is set for Saturday, June 13, and Sunday, June 14. That weekend, residents and nonresidents can fish without a license, though all other fishing regulations still apply.  Michigan has celebrated the Summer Free Fishing Weekend…

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Community Emergency Response Team PSA

CERT PSA

Most People, in a major disaster are not going to see a fire truck or an ambulance rolling up their street right after that incident. If fact it may be hours, to days, or even as long as week before they receive help from first responders or professional emergency services.

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Five Great Emergency Preparedness Holiday Gift Ideas

Contact: Ron Leix, MSP/EMHSD Public Information Officer, (517) 336-6464Agency: State Police Issued: Nov. 25, 2013 LANSING. The Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (MSP/EMHSD) has developed a list containing five great emergency preparedness gift ideas for those kicking off the shopping season this holiday weekend. Preparedness items make…

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Replacing Your Important Papers

DENVER – Not only were Colorado homes damaged by the recent severe storms, flooding, landslides or mudslides, but many survivors also lost valuable personal documents.  The documents include everything from Social Security cards to driver licenses to credit cards.  The following is a partial list of ways to get duplicates…

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