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See latest Video of CERT Graduates – We are ’50 Shades of Green!

Los Angeles Fire Department delivered a CERT class in Portuguese!   Tuesday, April 18, 2017 LAFD concluded an additional CERT LEVEL I training in Battalion 9 – at Fire Station 59 thanks to Firefighter Jensen. This class was a little different than most. It was inspired by the efforts and achievements of the Los Angeles Fire Department, […]

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LA Preps at the City Hall Farmers Market 4/27/17

FEMA’s Spring PrepareAthon is just around the corner.  This year the City of Los Angeles will focus on preparedness of City employees.  Everyone plays a role in responding to emergencies.  All City residents need to be ready to take care of themselves and families so everyone can pitch in to help our City recover from […]

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Woodland Hills Warner Center Neighborhood Council Public Safety Survey RESULTS

Thanks to the hard work of the Public Safety Committee of the Woodland Hills Warner Center Neighborhood Council we have an idea of what public safety concerns Woodland Hills residents and stakeholders are thinking about. My take of the survey results: – Most people understand that after a big disaster they will need to take […]

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City of LA EMD, FLASH and FEMA are partnering to present two free workshops!

Attention California Businesses, Organizations, and Earthquake Preparedness Partners: The City of Los Angeles Emergency Management Department, the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH), and FEMA are partnering to present two free workshops: QuakeSmart Preparedness Workshops Tuesday, May 16, 9:00 am – 2:30 pm, Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA Thursday, May 18, 9:00 am […]

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Recovering by Informal Neighborhood Efforts

By now, everyone knows that after a catastrophic disaster its up to each person to know how to survive and to pitch in and assist neighbors who may need help.  As described in this article written by Jesse Hardman,  March 22, 2017 An Informal Neighborhood Flood Recovery Operation Helps People Move Forward, in the absence of a formal recovery […]

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Abilities Expo at the LA Convention Center March 24-26, 2017

Don’t miss out on two great Workshops at the ABILITIES Expo this weekend! Join the City of Los Angeles, Emergency Management Department at the Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities at 2:30 – 3:30 PM Presented by: Earthquake, Fire, and Disability Preparedness Experts from Earthquake Country Alliance, Government Agencies, and Non-Profit Organizations and Run, Hide, and […]

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City of LA, EMD Hosts Berlin Firefighters!

First Responders are the same in every city!  They all want to find better ways to save lives and work together.  It was great to host the firefighters from Berlin, Germany at the Emergency Operations Center.  Los Angeles and Berlin, two great cities working to prepare people for disasters.

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LA County has a Bigger Population than 43 States?

Check out this map that shows just how populated Los Angeles County is! According to Mark Abraham with DataHaven. Los Angeles County (red) has a larger population than each of the 43 individual states shown in blue.   http://www.ctdatahaven.org/

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EVERYTHING’S LOCAL: NEIGHBORHOODS AS CHANGE AGENTS – 5 Steps on the Road Again!

Neighborhoods make up the fabric of America.  Learn how neighborhoods can be change agents in the effort to make our county resilient! Join us at the RES/CON a resiliency conference which will be held in New Orleans on March 7-9, 2017. EVERYTHING’S LOCAL: NEIGHBORHOODS AS CHANGE AGENTS RES/CON

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Abilities Expo Los Angeles Coming Soon!

Don’t miss out on the Abilities Expo coming to the Los Angeles Convention Center March 24-26, 2017.   Great speakers lined up and there will be an Emergency Preparedness booth plus a Workshop on Run, Hide, Fight: Options for Surviving and Active Shooter! Abilities Expo website

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