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COPE Preparedness Newsletter


In This Issue

Dec 09, 2014 08:33 am |

FEMA says to give the gift of preparedness this holiday season

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Some people are hard to shop for. What do you get the person who has everything?

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has a suggestion, a gift to help someone in an emergency or disaster.

Some gift suggestions are for an emergency preparedness kit featuring items such as:

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Dec 09, 2014 08:32 am |

Red Cross Launches Emergency Preparedness App for Children

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A new American Red Cross app helps children between the ages of 7 and 11 learn emergency preparedness while playing a game as monster characters.

The free app, “Monster Guard: Prepare for Emergencies,” is a game to learn how to prevent emergencies, such as ...

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Dec 09, 2014 08:20 am |

Emergency plan gap cited at California nuke plant

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LOS ANGELES (AP) – California’s Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant could be hit with a federal violation because its emergency plan failed for eight years to include instructions required for boats and ships off the coast.

But the Nuclear Regulatory Commission says there was no safety concern, because the Coast Guard and local governments ...

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Dec 09, 2014 08:14 am |

Major Rollout of California’s Earthquake Early Warning System Planned for 2015

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Dec 09, 2014 08:01 am |

Emergency preparedness: Are your finances in order?

crisis fundKnow what you will need and how to store it.

For many, when they think of emergency preparedness they often think about the items that should be in there basic disaster supply kit (i.e. food, water, flash light and extra batteries, first aid kit, etc.). A basic disaster supply kit is very ...

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Dec 09, 2014 07:43 am |

Will the U.S. Ban Carry-on Bags for Christmas Travel?

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Counterterrorism officials are talking about banning carry-on luggage on flights around Christmastime ahead of terrorism concerns, NPR reports. U.S. and U.K. officials worried about a terror plot aimed at commercial flights headed for Europe have discussed heightened security measures during the upcoming holiday, including a carry-on luggage ban or a ban on electronic devices ...

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Dec 05, 2014 07:45 am |

Local CERT Training to start 12/6/14

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Community Emergency Response Training
Training Classes starting
Saturday, December 6, 2014
C.E.R.T. TRAINING IS COMING TO CARSON
SIGN UP NOW!
FREE!
The Los Angeles County Fire Department is proud to present this training to the public.
Following a major disaster, police, fire, and medical personnel may not ...

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