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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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