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Dec 08, 2013 12:05 pm |

YEAR END DONATIONS TO COPE Preparedness and Relief Organizations

COPE Educates

If you’re reading this then you are a follower of the COPE Preparedness Monthly Newsletter. You may be aware that we have produced this Newsletter and distributed it FREE to our database every month since 2009. We provide it to you because we are dedicated to our mission of “Promoting Emergency ...

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Dec 08, 2013 10:53 am |

Emergency Network of Los Angeles (ENLA) member response to Typhoon Haiyan

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Below you will find a summary of relief activities from some of ENLA member organizations in response to Typhoon Haiyan.

Red Cross

Individuals who would like to make a donation, but cannot do so in person, can donate by calling 1-800-REDCROSS.

Reconnecting Families
The American Red Cross has activated its Restoring Family Links ...

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Dec 08, 2013 10:45 am |

In Philippines, typhoon survivors desperate for food; aid workers say progress is slow

Typhoon-Haiyan-2791290LAPU-LAPU, Philippines — As authorities in this typhoon-ravaged nation struggled Tuesday with a mammoth relief effort, survivors were becoming increasingly desperate, short on food and supplies and terrified about waiting longer for help.A few residents of hard-hit areas scrawled signs with a simple message: “Help us.” American troops are installing runway lights and equipment ...
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Dec 08, 2013 10:26 am |

The Need to Integrate Mental Health in Disaster Preparedness

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The Boston Marathon bombing. Superstorm Sandy. Western U.S. wildfires.

Recovery from disasters like these—and many more that come too easily to mind—can last a long time: physically, mentally, and emotionally. The psychological state of victims is always considered during emergency management. Yet only recently has the field begun giving attention to how first responders ...

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Dec 08, 2013 10:05 am |

Elected Officials are Rarely Educated About Emergencies

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By: David Silverberg on October 28, 2013,

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Like millions of other Americans, I watched in horrified fascination as New Orleans descended into anarchy in September 2005, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

I was not on the ground there; I was safely at home near Washington, D.C., glued ...

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Dec 07, 2013 11:16 am |

Severe weather preparedness stressed, no matter the type of threat

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Severe weather is threatening much of the country. Preparedness applies to all areas regardless of where you live.  Holiday travel may find those unaccustomed to severe weather facing the elements. Winter safety awareness is designed to remind residents to prepare disaster kits for the home and vehicle, and updating disaster preparedness plans. Disaster kits, ...

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