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(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.
(NAPSI)—People may be surprised to learn that an emergency alert can be sent to their mobile phones, providing them with the life-saving information they need during an emergency.
(NAPSI)—When it comes to dealing with extreme weather such as hurricanes, planning and preparedness can pay big dividends. That’s the word from the experts at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, also known as NOAA.
(BPT) - Running a restaurant or food service business is complex. Business owners need the right restaurant equipment to cool, cook and properly store food – but a safe and successful kitchen requires more than that. One of the most important pieces to keep a kitchen functioning smoothly, and the most necessary to obtain proper permits is having the right commercial ventilation system.
(BPT) - After a winter of frigid temperatures and record snowfalls, the nation now faces the spring thaw and long, rainy months. Flood season is officially here – is your home ready for it?
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.
(StatePoint) When it comes to protecting your family from the devastation of unexpected events, you may think homeowners insurance is all you need to be covered. However, most standard homeowners insurance policies don’t cover flooding — the number one natural disaster in the United States.
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?