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

COPE Preparedness Newsletter


In This Issue

Nov 11, 2012 01:23 pm |

American Red Cross to the Rescue

Dear Friends and Colleagues – I am so proud to be an Ambassador for the American Red Cross. So much is expected of them and so much is given. Please see these statistics of what ARC is doing in response to Sandy.

INFORMATION UPDATE: Hurricane Sandy

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at ...

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Nov 11, 2012 12:56 pm |

Sandy provides lessons in preparedness

BY BRIAN ROKOS

The wind and rain and ocean surge from Superstorm Sandy knocked out power, touched off neighborhood-destroying fires, floated homes off their foundations, swept away children, wrecked transportation and led to a run on gasoline by panicked commuters.

Emergency leaders in California, who have spent millions of dollars on public-education ...

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Nov 11, 2012 12:43 pm |

Learning to Bounce Back

By ANDREW ZOLLI Published: November 2, 2012

FOR decades, people who concern themselves with the world’s “wicked problems” — interconnected issues like environmental degradation, poverty, food security and climate change — have marched together under the banner of “sustainability”: the idea that with the right mix of incentives, technology substitutions and social ...

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Nov 11, 2012 12:28 pm |

Local Disaster Preparedness Resources and Facts

NOTE: Most of these links are maintained on the COPE Preparedness website but it’s important to keep them handy!

Local Disaster Preparedness Facts

The L.A. County Emergency Alert System will broadcast information on KNX 1070 am and KFI 640 am. The Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles will broadcast information about ...
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Nov 11, 2012 12:05 pm |

FEMA Gives Advice for Disaster Suvivors Who Own Pets Important Steps to Take

(Source: FEMA) — If you are like the thousands of animal owners in the Island, your pet is an important member of your household. The likelihood that you and your animals will survive an emergency, such as a fire or a flood depends largely on emergency planning done today. Officials from the ...

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Who Are We?


1) COPE is a 501c3 non-profit with a mission: "Promoting Emergency Preparedness through Proactive Community Outreach".
2) COPE is a collaboration of dedicated professionals, community leaders, and concerned citizens.
3) COPE provides preparedness training programs and community forums.

Be Aware and Be Prepared!

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