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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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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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