Don’t Drive Over Downed Power Lines

Lincoln Park CERT assisted with down power lines through-out the city on Tuesday, August 24.  We blocked off a few different streets.  Please take another route when a power line is on the roadway.  It is never safe to drive over a downed power line.   Always assume all downed power lines are live and dangerous.

Naloxone Training

This virtual training session is for those who would like to learn what naloxone is, how to administer naloxone and for those who need refresher training. This training will take place on Tuesday, 17 August 2021 at 10:00 – 11:30 Eastern Time.

What a CATASTROPHIC Supply Chain Breakdown Will Look Like

When a society falls apart, it’s hard to know exactly how it will all fracture and break apart.  We can tell a little bit of our course by the challenges we face as a community, a nation, a world of countries.  When war is at your door, you can predict what things you won’t have: electricity, water, gas, safety, and so forth.  When a natural disaster strikes, you can also bet on the same services falling apart, and, given the length of the disaster, maybe social order too.  Some disasters have a local or regional zone and impacted radius.  Some are larger in scope and suck in other stable areas like a spiraling vortex.

What’s Happening at the Natural Disaster & Emergency Management Expo

The Natural Disaster & Emergency Management (NDEM) Expo, powered by global events leader, Reed Exhibitions, is a comprehensive trade event and online resource dedicated to the preparation, response, and recovery of physical and human assets of public and private organizations. NDEM will help your organization gain the knowledge, discover the tools, and connect with the individuals necessary to make your organization more secure and resilient, all while minimizing operational disruptions and ensuring public safety in this ever-changing world. Continue reading

Webinar: Where and How We Build: Using Land Use and Building Codes to Increase Resilience

 

Have you considered why your community and its buildings looks the way it does? It’s because of plans, policies, and regulations that govern where (guided by land use planning) and how (guided by building codes) we build. This webinar outlines the essential role that land use planning and building codes play in reducing disaster risk.

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Webinar: You Are the Help Until Help Arrives

Please join the Region II National Preparedness Division for a webinar on how you can be the help until help arrives. You may be able to save a life by taking simple actions immediately. The Until Help Arrives program teaches basic skills to help keep people alive and safe until…

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