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(NAPSI)—There are several easy and cost-effective ways that homeowners can winterize their homes this storm season. Generac Power Systems offers six easy steps that will save you money while keeping your family and home safe during the long and brutal winter storm season.
Need flood insurance? Pima County is the place to live.
(NAPSM)—Una reciente encuesta conducida por la Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) demostró que casi el 70 por ciento de la gente de este país no ha participado en ejercicios de preparación para casos de emergencia aparte de uno que otro ejercicio para casos de incendio en el lugar de trabajo, escuela u hogar en los últimos dos años.
(Family Features) Americans who have recently endured a prolonged power outage at home are much more likely to improve their family's emergency preparation for the future, according to a recent report.
(NAPSI)—A recent survey conducted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) found that nearly 70 percent of Americans have not participated in a preparedness drill or exercise, aside from a fire drill, at their workplace, school or home in the past two years.
According to a report from The Arizona-Republic, firefighters in Phoenix were called out to a gravel quarry in Laveen for a man trapped in machinery.
1. Rebel groups in Syria abandon opposition leadership
Governor Jan Brewer today learned from FEMA that it has rejected Arizona’s appeal for federal assistance in response to the Yarnell Hill Fire.
Governor Jan Brewer today sent a letter to President Obama formally requesting a federal Major Disaster Declaration for the Yarnell Hill Fire, which claimed 19 lives and destroyed 109 homes in Yavapai County.
1. LEBANON HIT BY SYRIAN ROCKETS AFTER VOWING VICTORY Two rockets hit a Shi'ite Muslim district of southern Beirut on Sunday and wounded several people, a day after the Hezbollah leader said his group would continue fighting in Syria until achieving victory. It was the first attack to apparently target Hezbollah's stronghold in the south of the Lebanese capital since the outbreak of the two-year conflict in neighboring Syria. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. [Reuters] ………………………………………………………………………………
The Southern Arizona Buffelgrass Coordination Center (SABCC) hosted a bus tour of Tucson International Airport property on Friday, Nov. 30, where buffelgrass will be removed using a $2.5 million federal grant awarded to Pima County and the airport. Pima County contributed $145,500 in matching funds, with TIA contributing a $706,000 match. The grant is part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s pre-disaster mitigation program.
Earlier this month, the world recognized the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks by honoring the brave first responders.
OV man earns Toastmasters' state honors
Marana residents who received letters from the town regarding the modernization of its Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) should mark their calendars with two important dates: May 5, the day the town will host a workshop detailing changes and what they mean to Maranans; and June 16, the day the new maps will take effect in Pima County.
Volunteers needed to preserve OV history
All eyes were on the McKale Center Jan. 12 when President Barack Obama urged Americans “to pause for a moment and make sure that we’re talking with each other in a way that heals, not in a way that wounds.” The President made his remarks during Together We Thrive, the public tribute held in the aftermath of the mass shootings Jan. 8 in Northwest Tucson.
Arizona Theatre Company has elected Dr. Mary Jo Ghory and Dina Scalone-Romero to its board of trustees, and chosen Arlene Webster as an honorary trustee.
Letters to the editor published in the November 17, 2010, edition of The Explorer.
Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has won election to a third term in the U.S. House, defeating Republican challenger Jesse Kelly in a race not finalized until Friday.
Where would MUSD spend bond money?
Wallet lost, then found; his thanks eternal
A landfill proposed for ground west of Marana constitutes "an inappropriate land use in a sensitive flood area," Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry indicates in an April 6 memorandum to the Pima County Supervisors.