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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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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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