Category Archives: Tornadoes

Information on Natural Disasters

Click here to view a wonderfully illustrated and very informative web page from National Geographic.  The page provides information on tornadoes, hurricanes, volcanoes, and earthquakes, and includes maps and case studies.

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Tornado Season Approaching

After the active winter season that many of us have experienced, it’s hard to believe that tornado season is right around the corner.  Although tornadoes can occur during any month, there are statistically defined tornado seasons for all states (see … Continue reading

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Introduction to Disaster Planning for Libraries

Click here to view an 8:51 screencast that I did of the importance of disaster planning in libraries.  The focus of the screencast is on major disasters that can greatly impact library operations.

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Trends

Every morning, I spend about 20 minutes looking over my RSS news feeds, all related to emergency preparedness.  Currently, most of the news is about the just-ended hurricane season, however, I’ve noticed a trend toward a greater concern about the … Continue reading

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