Author Archives: Susan Yowell

Meta-Leadership Summit for Preparedness

Thanks to FEMA for the heads-up about this conference, being held tomorrow, June 15–check out the conference site here:   Here’s the description from FEMA’s news update:  Empowering Business, Government and Nonprofit Leaders to Act Together in Times of Crisis Leadership … Continue reading

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Missouri’s Monster Tornado

I found this site today, WebProNews, at, which contains Google maps showing the path of the monster tornado that shredded much of Joplin, MO earlier this week, as well as videos showing the development and movement of the storm from … Continue reading

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Health Info Partnership in Missouri

Siobhan Champ-Blackwell of NN/LM’s MidContinental Region office, of which Missouri is a part, posts this to the Disaster Outreach listserv: “The medical library at St John’s hospital is not functioning at this time. The Medical Library at St. John’s Health … Continue reading

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Hurricane Preparedness Week

May 22-28 is Hurricane Preparedness Week.  Check out the “Key Facts About Hurricane Readiness” page on the CDC site:, especially if you are in the southeastern, southern, and Atlantic seaboard areas of the U. S.

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