Monthly Archives: August 2011

Guest Writer Pamala M. on Pet Preparedness

Pamala M. had some great insight into pet preparedness in response to our Saving Pets During a Disaster post.  We decided to feature her tips in her own post: Ensuring that your animal is properly tagged and micro-chipped will go … Continue reading

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Washington Monument Might be Tilting after Earthquake

Reports say the Washington Monument may be tilting after the 5.9 Virgina Earthquake UPDATE: Megyn Kelly just shared word that a D.C. police officer told a Fox News producer that there is concern that the Washington Monument may tilting following … Continue reading

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Rare 5.9 Earthquake Strikes Virgina

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake centered near Mineral, Va., rocked the mid-Atlantic states and was felt as far north at Manhattan and as far south as North Carolina. This is a good reminder that earthquakes can strike throughout the entire USA, … Continue reading

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Event Emergency and Evacuation Planning

On August 13, 2011 at approximately 8:45 pm EDT, Indiana State Police said that a warning was issued to the crowd in the grandstand suggesting that they may have to take cover due to the incoming severe weather. However, witnesses … Continue reading

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