The COPE-Preparedness Newsletter is a compilation of emergency management and preparedness information important to our community stakeholders.

COPE Preparedness Newsletter


In This Issue

May 11, 2015 04:09 pm |

Support COPE through the Honorary Mayor Campaign!

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COPE-Preparedness co-founder and Board member, Carter Calhoun, is running for Honorary Mayor of San Pedro.  The Honorary Mayor campaign is a fundraising contest hosted by the San Pedro Chamber of Commerce, the candidate who raises the most money for their charity of choice is elected to the two year term.  Carter is raising money ...

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May 05, 2015 04:46 pm |

LA’s Island Playground Could Trigger Tsunamis

catalina By Becky Oskin May 4, 2015 9:40 AM

PASADENA, Calif. — Landslides coming off Catalina Island’s steep slopes could send tsunamis racing toward popular Los Angeles and Orange County beaches with just a few minutes of warning, geoscientists said on April 23 here at the annual meeting of the Seismological Society ...

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May 04, 2015 05:05 pm |

Neighbors helping neighbors durning San Pedro fire – A case for “Map Your Neighborhood”

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NOTE:  This article about the 4/17/15 fire in San Pedro is a perfect example why COPE Preparedness promotes the “Map Your Neighborhood” (MYN) 9-Step community preparedness program. In an emergency or disaster it’s often survivors helping and rescuing other survivors before first responders arrive on the scene. This article gives a recent local example ...

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May 03, 2015 12:27 pm |

Nepal earthquake a reminder of Big One that will strike California, says Dr. Lucy Jones

Nepal EarthquakeBy Brenda Gazzar, Los Angeles Daily News

Saturday’s devastating earthquake in Nepal that has killed more than 3,200 people is the same magnitude temblor Los Angeles city officials and area residents need to be ready for, seismologist Lucy Jones said Sunday.

“This is their equivalent of what we talk about with the ...

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May 02, 2015 04:47 pm |

US government and Scientists connect quakes to drilling for gas.

frackingOil and gas drilling triggers man-made earthquakes in eight states, USGS finds.

US Geological Survey backpedals on previous research on wastewater fracking-induced earthquakes that have shaken eight states in last seven years.

As the US Geological Survey confirmed on Thursday, in the last seven years, geologically ...

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May 02, 2015 04:46 pm |

Disease outbreak could claim more lives in Nepal than earthquake: Medical expert

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By Kristy Hoffman, CBC News Posted: May 02, 2015 4:00 AM CT

Dr. Nikhil Joshi, who is returning to Nepal in June, says quake death toll tells only fraction of the story

Thousands of Nepalese survivors are at risk of another catastrophe after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit the South Asian ...

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May 01, 2015 05:46 pm |

Earthquake fault heightens California tsunami threat, experts say

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The earthquake fault cuts through the heart of Ventura’s quaint downtown, past the ornate hilltop City Hall and historic Spanish-era mission before heading into the Pacific Ocean.

For decades, some seismic experts believed the Ventura fault posed only a moderate threat and was incapable of producing a major temblor.

But research in recent years ...

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Apr 30, 2015 04:30 pm |

NWSPNC Emergency Preparedness Awareness Event, 5/20/15

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COPE Preparedness will participate with the Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council (NWSPNC) at their Emergency Preparedness Awareness event on May 20th.

No one likes to think about emergencies and disasters, but wind storms can knock out power, or an earthquake can damage streets and water systems. What if you couldn’t just turn on the ...

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