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The Unexpected:  Disaster Preparedness and Response in the United States

Do you know how disaster management started in the United States?  Find out how it changes the way we

respond to a disaster today.


Carbon Monoxide... The Silent Killer

Winter is a very dangerous time for carbon monoxide poisoning. Here are 10 important
tips that can help keep you and your family safe this winter.


Why Should We Prepare For Disaster?

Disasters affect thousands of people’s lives every year.  Every disaster has it's own lasting effect on people.  People are seriously injured, some are killed, family pets lost, and property damage costs run into the billions of dollars.



Remembering 911

September 11th, 2001 marked the day this country lost a sense of security...a day that our patriotism was put to test and some of our family members, friends, colleagues, and fellow Americans were turned into victims. A normal New York day was transformed into a hellish nightmare that  began as nineteen terrorists hijacked four commercial airliners originally headed for California.



Winter and Bad Weather . . . here they come

With it Winter also brings the chance of Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Winter Storms, Ice Storms, and Blizzards. The thought of such natural disasters occurring can cause even the most relaxed person to feel anxiety and become overwhelmed. So how do we maintain our sense of security? Preparation, preparation, preparation. 



Looking Back on Florida’s Hurricane History

As Hurricane season is upon us once more, June 1st to November 30th, we take a look back at Florida’s history of hurricanes. As one of the most hurricane-prone states in the U.S., Florida has experienced it’s share of stormy weather and has become well acquainted with flooded roads and damaged property, courtesy of Mother Nature.



 Children and Disaster - Helping Them Cope

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

 


 

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