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Jan

16

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Update: Puerto Rico from Region II Head Start Association

Posted by on January 16th, 2020 0 comments

Below is an update from Andrew R. Roszak, JD, MPA, EMT-Paramedic, Chief, Preparedness, Health & Environment, Region 2 Head Start Association. We spent today in the area around Guanica, Las Piedras, Sabana Grande. At the request of the local municipality, we were invited to use the post-disaster self assessment form (designed for the Choose Safe… Read More »

Posted in: All Posts, Emergency Preparedness and Response

Jan

06

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Puerto Rico Hit by 5.8 and 6.4 Magnitude Earthquakes

Posted by on January 6th, 2020 0 comments

Updated January 21, 2020 The U.S. Geological Survey has reported two earthquakes off the southwest coast of Puerto Rico. After a 5.8 magnitude earthquake on Monday morning (January 6) at 6:32 am, a 6.4 magnitude quake struck at 4:24 Tuesday morning (January 7).   At a Glance The quake Tuesday morning, January 7, has triggered an… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Emergency Preparedness and Response

Dec

02

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NLM SEA Funding Announcement: Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Project Awards

Posted by on December 2nd, 2019 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine Southeastern/Atlantic Region (SEA) seeks applications to support Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Projects. The purpose of the Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Award is to enable organization to address all phases of disaster management; including preparedness, mitigation, recovery, and response with the aid of information resources available from the National… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness and Response, Funding

Nov

14

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NLM Training: In Case of Emergencies: Continuity of Operations (COOP) Planning

Posted by on November 14th, 2019 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce a new online course “In Case of Emergencies: Continuity of Operations (COOP) Planning.” This asynchronous online course defines and describes COOP planning and why it is important for libraries to have a continuity plan. This course also provides a one-page COOP plan template with instructions… Read More »

Posted in: Continuing Education, Emergency Preparedness and Response

Sep

24

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Get Ready: Tropical Storm Karen Threatens to Flood Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands

Posted by on September 24th, 2019 0 comments

Tropical Storm Karen will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands on Tuesday, but it’s too soon to know if it will eventually affect any other land areas, including the mainland United States. Karen is centered less than 100 miles south of San Juan, Puerto Rico, and is moving… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness and Response

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