Helping Children Cope with Disasters

Disasters can leave children feeling frightened, confused and insecure. Whether a child has personally experienced trauma, or has seen the event on television or has heard it discussed by adults, it is important for parents and teachers to be informed and ready to help if reactions to stress begin to…

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Cleaning Up and Returning Home After a Disaster

After a disaster strikes, use extreme caution when returning home. You may be anxious to see your property but do not return to your home before the area is declared to be safe by local officials. Before entering your home, be sure to take the following measures: Check for loose…

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How to Locate Loved Ones during an Emergency

After a disaster, phone lines may get congested. To get in contact with friends and family, use text messaging services and update social media networks. You can also let your family and friends know you are safe and well after an emergency via https://safeandwell.communityos.org/cms/index.php. This website is designed to help…

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PREPARING BEFORE FOR A TORNADO

Every state is at some risk of tornadoes and the damage that they leave behind. Some tornadoes are clearly visible, while rain or nearby low-hanging clouds obscure others. Occasionally, tornadoes develop so rapidly that little, if any, advance warning is possible. To begin preparing for any disaster, you should build…

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Lincoln Park Fire Chief Paul Murray Retires

Paul Murray joined the Lincoln Park Fire Department in 1982.  Over the course of a 30-year career with the department, Murray rose through the fire ranks, in March of 2011 named Interim Fire Chief, and later in 2011 was appointed as Fire Chief.  During his tenure as Chief, Murray was…

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Lincoln Park Fire Department Annual Open House

The Lincoln Park Fire Department is hosting it’s annual open house on Sunday, October 7, 2012 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (1355 Cleophus – behind City Hall).  Come visit with the Lincoln Park firefighters and take a tour of the Fire Station and see the various equipment and fire trucks.…

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Fall Basic Training Class Schedule

Lincoln Park CERT will be sponsoring another Basic Training Course this October. The Dates are as followed: October 10, 2012 (Michigan Institute for Public Safety Education, MISPE) 6:00pm – 7:15pm CPR Training 7:15pm – 7:30pm Break 7:30pm – 9:00pm AED Training

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CERT Basic Training Classes

Lincoln Park Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is accepting applications for an upcoming Basic Training Course to be held this fall.   The purpose of this Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Course is to provide citizens with the basic skills needed during a major disaster. This training will allow graduates to…

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Preparedness Planning and Taking Action

Being informed of your local hazards and how to respond to them is the first step in becoming more prepared. Making a plan, building a kit and getting involved are further actions to take to strengthen your family’s resilience to any disaster or emergency event. Be Informed: Learn about potential…

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