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Do 1 Thing March: Sheltering

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By Cate Shockey This blog is part of a series, covering a preparedness topic each month from the Do 1 Thing Program.  Join us this month as we tackle “sheltering.”series, covering a preparedness topic each month from the Do 1 Thing Program.  Join us this month as we tackle “sheltering.” When I was a kid, Read More >

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Memories of Superstorm Sandy

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By Gaetina Hodnett It was a cloudy Monday in late October 2012 when Superstorm Sandy approached Long Island.  The weather reports were frequent and very informative; however, I didn’t think the storm would have any impact on my family because of our experience with Hurricane Irene the previous year.  We live less than a mile Read More >

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Do 1 Thing February: Water

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By Cate Shockey This blog is part of a series, covering a preparedness topic each month from the Do 1 Thing Program.  Join us this month as we discuss “water.” Whether you live in the country or the city, your water supply relies on electricity.  If the water purification system in your area is compromised, Read More >

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From the Field: The New England Blizzard of 2013

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By John Peterson Many of you followed the historic blizzard that hit the Northeast last weekend.  Sure, it was fun to watch the weather reporters with yardsticks ready to measure the torrents of accumulating snow.  For me, what quickly became apparent in the February nor’easter is how many ways public health touches lives in a Read More >

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Public Art with Preparedness at Heart: The Evacuspot

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It is Mardi Gras in New Orleans and I would like to take this time to introduce myself. I’m an EvacuSpot. I am a piece of public art with a purpose and a message. You will soon notice me on the city of New Orleans’ landscape. My journey has not been quick or easy, and Read More >

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Over 2.7 Million to Participate in the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut

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This Thursday, February 7, 2013, at 10:15 AM (CST), over 2.7 million people in the Central U.S. will participate in the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut, the region’s largest earthquake drill. Join communities throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee who will participate in this event. People and organizations in other states are Read More >

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