Monthly Archives: June 2013

National Hurricane Awareness Month- Pledge to prepare

Pledge to prepare by joining FEMA’s National Preparedness Coalition! Interested in preparedness throughout the year? What to participate and get your community involved? By Pledging you will become part of the National Preparedness Coalition.  There is no cost or obligation … Continue reading

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National Hurricane Awareness Month- How to get tech ready for a hurricane

Did you know you can sign up for hurricane text messages? Receive monthly preparedness tips via text. To signup text PREPARE to 43362 (4FEMA) How to Get Tech Ready for a Hurricane Keep your contacts updated across all of your … Continue reading

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National Hurricane Awareness Month- Evacuation checklist

Evacuations are more common than many people realize. Fires and floods cause evacuations most frequently across the U.S. and almost every year, people along coastlines evacuate as hurricanes approach. In addition, hundreds of times a year, transportation and industrial accidents … Continue reading

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National Hurricane Awareness Month- Hurricane Preparedness for Your Pets

Humans aren’t the only ones that need to be prepared for a hurricane, pets need to be prepared too. Pet owners should have an emergency plan that includes the safety of their animals, and always be informed about the potential … Continue reading

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National Hurricane Awareness Month- Storm surges

The greatest potential for loss of life related to a hurricane is from the storm surge! Storm surge is simply water that is pushed toward the shore by the force of the winds swirling around the storm. This advancing surge … Continue reading

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Ready Rating: A FREE Service from the American Red Cross

Ready Rating is a program that helps businesses, schools and organizations become prepared for disasters and other emergencies. All in one place, Ready Rating members have access to one-of-a-kind tools, resources and information for evaluating and improving their ability to … Continue reading

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Recognize Outstanding Youth Volunteers through the 14th Annual Honor Rows Program!

The Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism, the Baltimore Ravens, and M&T Bank invite you to nominate a youth group or youth organization for the 14th annual Honor Rows program, honoring outstanding service to communities across Maryland During each Baltimore … Continue reading

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