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Public Health Nursing Project Enhances Solutions at Hospitals
Delays in reporting public health threats can contribute to widespread outbreaks. Public health nurses are addressing this need for agency collaboration and job training.
We need to go far, quickly. Al Gore 2009 Update
Climate change is happening very rapidly...now.
Risk Management, Contingency Planning -- Swine Flu, etc.
Risk management starts with a contingency plan before danger looms. Here are some resources to get your contingency plan in place before the swine flu becomes a danger to you and your community.
Water Crisis in California Slashes Regional Water Supplies by 85%+
There are 29 state agencies that deliver the state's water supply and every one will see huge cutbacks beginning January 1st.
The Economics of Disaster Prevention Go Beyond Prevention
Disaster preparedness and prevention can be married to community and economic development to get multiple results out of many mitigation and prevention projects.
SMOKE WARNING for Northern California
Northern California wildfires create HAZARDOUS SMOKE conditions in Sacramento Valley and Mountains - Late July '08
AIR QUALITY WARNING - California Fires/Smoke Dangerous!
HEALTH WARNING! California air quality is at dangerous level from the ongoing fire smoke. Health Warning: Limit physical activity if smoke is a hazard.
Risk Management of Natural Resources vs. Daily Behavior Causes of Death
Risk management starts with identifying real dangers to health and safety...and prevention of deaths. The shocker is that we control the greatest risks with everyday choices!
USGS Develops Global Friendship with Volcano Early Warning System
Chile's volcano early warning system will be modeled after a plan the USGS released in 2005 in the United States that systematically ranks the most dangerous volcanoes and assesses monitoring gaps
Over 70 Fires in Northern California
Learning from disasters is an important part of sustainable community, safe families and environmental awareness.
Protect Yourself from the Health Effects of Wildfire Smoke
EPA provides current air quality information for the areas where wildfires have spread
Earthquake Disaster Plan Unveiled for Southern California
Scientists report "Earthquake Scenario" impact of a magnitude 7.8 Southern California earthquake(similar to the recent earthquake in China)
Earthquake (Magnitude-5.2) Shook Southern Illinois on April 18, 2008
Central US earthquakes are felt more than twice the distance of a California earthquake.
Rebuild Central Helps Fire Survivors in California
Rebuild Central is a one-stop resource for fire survivors looking for unbiased information about how to rebuild their homes and lives.
Prepare for Flash Floods and Debris Flows After Wildfires
How to prevent floods and damage after a wildfire
Lt. Governor Supports Community Fire Recovery Plans
Southern California fires leave charred houses and habitat that must be cleaned up effectively to prevent future problems
Pre-Seeding the Fires to Prevent Ecological and Property Damage
I'm suggesting that after fires, that an investment be made by the local homeowners, to purchase and sow the proper local native species of native perennial grasses
Emergency Preparedness Organizational Tool Helps Manage Chaos in Disaster
Do you have identification, medical, insurance, mortgage or other important records ready for disaster access?
Wireless Digital Photography Plays Key Role in Battling Flames in Southern California
Real time video and still images informed fire crews and local residents about location and severity of fires in San Diego area
The National Guard -- Fighting Two Fronts At Once
The American National Guard is at the heart of our security system. They are our first line of defense for disaster.
Why Aren't We Better Prepared for Inevitable Disasters?
Americans seem unwilling to prepare for the inevitable.
Teach Your Children Well Youth Started Wildfire By Playing With Matches
Youth fire safety tips to prepare children for disaster prevention
Nourish America Expands Disaster Relief for California Firefighters, Evacuees and Victims
Nourish America is getting high-quality nutritional products into the hand of fire victims and fire fighters.
Ecological Steps to Reduce Future Wildfire Damage
Center for Biological Diversity steps to reduce damage from future
southern California wildfires to people, wildlife,
plants, and endangered species.
Chaparral, Embers and Fire Prevention Solutions
Wildland fires and SoCal community struggle with the chaparral, embers and recovery discussion heating up.
Recovery After A Fire
Recovery steps after a building is lost to wildfire or house fire.
Disaster-Proofing Financial and Personal Records
Preparation for disaster includes paperwork and location decisions
Construction methods are critical to preventing loss of property during firestorms.
AFTERMATH - SoCal Fire News Coverage...and Officialdom
Californians all have some serious thinking and some hard work ahead of us to cope with our unique California reality and the changes happening because of climate change.
CA FIRE RESOURCES- Animal Services List
California fire relief resources available for animals at VCA hospials.
Edited by Carolyn Allen, owner/editor of California Green Solutions