Category Archives: Emergency Response

Self-sufficiency

“People need to plan on being self-sufficient,” Brodehl said. “We’ll help, but people need to do what they can to mitigate the problem. I could say we have a plan that will fix everything, but I’d be lying. We can … Continue reading

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Baltimore City Healthcare Mutual Aid system

Eleven hospitals in Baltimore have agreed to share staff and resources in the event of a disaster. Here’s a link to the article in Examiner.com.

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Preparedness Class at Berea College

Here’s a description of what sounds like an interesting class being offered at Berea College.  Sign me up. WHEN DISASTER STRIKES: HOW PREPARED ARE WE? GST 277 CRN 20044 / HLT 277 CRN 20045 CONNIE RICHMOND What will happen in … Continue reading

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Susan’s Suggestions for Pain-free Disaster Planning

Suggestion #11:  Reporting.  An essential part of maintaining and improving your plan is to get as much information about every incident as possible, once the dust has settled.  Set up a section in your plan for Reporting, specifying the people … Continue reading

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