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Upcoming Toluca Lake Neighborhood Watch Meeting 02/28/17

City of Los Angeles, Council District 4 residents don’t miss out on the  Toluca Lake Annual Neighborhood Watch Meeting! Speakers include Councilman Ryu, LAPD, LAFD and EMD representatives all speaking on ways you can keep your neighborhood safe and ready for emergencies. Tuesday, February 28th 6:00 PM See link above for additional details.

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Lets Make 2017 the Year of Preparedness!

Everyone knows that we must all be ready for disasters.  Every person, family and neighborhood must have a plan.  Watch our new 5 Steps Jump Start video to see how easy it is to start your neighborhood planning today. 5 Steps / Jump Start White Board Video

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Winter Safety – Water Your Tree

Make sure your car is in proper working condition and includes blankets, warm clothing, booster cables and tools, bottled water, dried fruits and nuts, a first aid kit, a fire extinguisher, flashlights and batteries, a shovel and ice scraper. Click on the image to for more #WinterSafety tips!

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Mannequin Challenge – LAFD CERT and ACS

Frozen in Action! Check out the awesome mannequin challenge that the LAFD CERT and ACS folks made. Click on the photo to see the Challenge!  

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Leveraging CERT with 5 Steps to Neighborhood Preparedness

The CERT program prepares great leaders!  CERT graduates are the best people to lead neighborhood emergency planning.  Thank you to Battalion 9 CERT Coordinator Renato Ackerman and EMD West Bureau Emergency Manager Alen Pijuan for your dedication in emergency preparedness.   On October 30, 2016 an Advanced Medical CERT Training was held at Lincoln Park in […]

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5 Steps Program in Focus on the National PrepareAthon Website

Our national FEMA partners have added the 5 Steps to Neighborhood Preparedness program to their website as a focus program. This is a great honor for the City of Los Angeles, Emergency Management Department program.  America’s PrepareAthon is a grassroots campaign for action to increase community preparedness and resilience. The City of Los Angeles has […]

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Trick or Treating? Talk to Neighbors Tonight!

Don’t just take their candy!  Thank them by starting the conversation about neighborhood emergency planning.

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LA Residents Learn How to Prepare for a Major Disaster

How serious do you take disasters? Article in La Crescenta Valley Weekly, “According to the California Earthquake Authority, almost everyone who lives in California lives within 15 miles of an active earthquake fault. This is why California is called ‘Earthquake Country.” In the event of a major catastrophic earthquake, like experts predict will occur, roads […]

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Participate in ShakeOut Thursday 10/20/16

Thursday at 10:20 AM Drop, Cover and Hold On! Still not sure what that means?  Take a look at this video and make sure to practice so that when the “Big One” hits you and your family will know how to protect yourselves!

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