Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) urge residents throughout the state to focus their attention on the weather, assemble and keep disaster emergency preparedness kits close by and be ready to evacuate at a moment’s notice if notified by local officials to leave their homes.
Put together a disaster kit and store it in a portable container in case of evacuation. The kit should…Continue
Added by David Dejewski on November 1, 2011 at 2:35pm — No Comments
Some good tips from Montgomery County CERT:
As the winter season approaches, consider the following preparedness tips:
Add the following supplies to your disaster supplies…
Added by David Dejewski on October 30, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments
Keeping fire hydrants clear of snow and other obstacles saves lives. As a former fire fighter, I can tell you from personal experience that not having ready access to a fire hydrant puts fire fighters in danger and may cost lives and/or property.
One of the best things we can do as citizens to make our neighborhoods safe from fire hazards is keep our fire hydrants clear. This means shoveling out around hydrants near our home in heavy snows and helping our neighbors understand the…Continue
Added by David Dejewski on October 30, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments
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NATIONWIDE EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM TEST
As part of our larger efforts to strengthen our nation’s preparedness and resiliency, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will conduct the first nation-wide test of…Continue
Added by Suzi Kaplan on October 29, 2011 at 4:03pm — No Comments
Good community spirit begins with a smile!
Make sure you post a photo of yourself on your profile so others can see you're a real person. A real human face makes a huge difference in the community!.
Added by David Dejewski on October 27, 2011 at 4:18pm — No Comments
People sometimes get Blog Posts and Forum Discussions confused. When do we use each?
In general, use a Forum Discussion when you want two way interaction or to post attachments. Forum discussions are well suited for back and forth discussions with other members. They also allow attachments.
Blog posts, on the other hand, are generally reserved for one way communication. People CAN and do comment on Blog posts,…Continue
Added by David Dejewski on October 27, 2011 at 2:32pm — No Comments