Disaster Response and Preparedness

“Don’t Drink the Pool Water”

“Don’t Drink the Pool Water”

May 27, 2013

Chlorine is supposed to take care of most of the bugs floating around in pools, but  human waste, it seems, is resistant. CDC reports that in recent tests more than 50% were ccontaminated with E. coli. When a pool is properly chlorinated though the ph levels should be killed off properly. Here are some additional recommendations from the CDC for ensuring a...

The Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety

The Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety

Feb 11, 2013

Earthquakes are inevitable but the damage is not — even in a very large earthquake. Preparing for the next damaging earthquake can help you and your family to survive and recover. The seven steps that follow include actions to keep you and your loved ones safe, reduce potential damage and recover quickly. These steps should also be followed in schools,...