Posts Tagged ‘disaster preparedness’

National Preparedness Month: Honor 9/11 by being disaster ready

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

by Leigh Ann Hubbard, managing editor

September is National Preparedness Month. Do you know everything you should have on hand for an emergency or disaster?

Here’s a short video and links to reliable tips.

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Katrina hurricane deaths and disease. Lessons for Gustav.

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

by James Hubbard, M.D., M.P.H.

A new timely report in Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness reveals that most of the 986 who died as a direct result of Hurricane Katrina did so in the first day.

Did we learn anything from Katrina? I think so.

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