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May

04

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Puerto Rico Hit by 5.4 Magnitude Earthquake

Posted by on May 4th, 2020 0 comments

The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 5.4 magnitude earthquake off the southern coast of Puerto Rico early Saturday morning.  At a Glance The initial quake was recorded at 7:13 a.m. EST on May 2, 2020. The epicenter was located approximately 80 miles south of San Juan.  About 50 families were displaced from their homes. The… Read More »

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Apr

24

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Severe Storms Reported Across the Southern United States

Posted by on April 24th, 2020 0 comments

If you are in or around the hard-hit areas, please let us know by phone or email how you are faring and if there is anything we can do to help. At a Glance Storm damage, tornadoes and flooding were reported Thursday in Mississippi, Georgia, Alabama, Florida and South Carolina. A tornado hit several communities in South… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness and Response

Apr

08

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Earn the Disaster Information Specialization

Posted by on April 8th, 2020 0 comments

One of the core competencies in disaster health is to be able to “communicate effectively with others in a disaster or public health emergency, including identifying authoritative sources for information and strategies for appropriate sharing of that information.” Earning the Disaster Information Specialization gives you new, marketable skills that can help you advance your career… Read More »

Posted in: Continuing Education, Emergency Preparedness and Response

Mar

03

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Tornado Strikes Nashville and Middle Tennessee

Posted by on March 3rd, 2020 0 comments

Our thoughts are with the Nashville community today as they face repairs and recovery from the destructive tornado that struck overnight. If you are in or around the hard-hit area, please let us know by phone or email how you are faring and if there is anything we can do to help. At a Glance… Read More »

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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 »

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