Tag: emergency management
Portland Area: What hazards are in your neighborhood?
If you are reading this blog, you most likely have asked the question ‘what sort of hazards could impact my home and workplace in a natural disaster?’ This week the […]
The “Push Over” Technique from the British Red Cross
This video from British Red Cross shows what you should do if someone passes out from drinking too much alcohol. The brilliance of this ad shows what could happen if […]
Local Expert Disputes ‘Safest City’ List; Urges Preparedness
Last week we mentioned that the New York times revealed a map that lists ‘where to live to avoid a natural disaster’. The Pacific Northwest dominated for lowest risk metro […]
iPads, Accelerometers and Empire 2.0!
Sounds intriguing, right? If you’re a fan of NPR, tech gadgets or just staying awake at the office, tune in live to our latest Ready Radio show, hosted by PDX.FM! […]
I don’t know about you, but I definitely have earthquakes on the brain these days… Powerful earthquakes have recently struck Haiti, Chili, and now Baja California, Mexico April is Earthquake […]
Excitement in the Air
Whirly Bird Action Yesterday was an exciting day for Red Cross Blood Services. Leave it to Eileen Cahill and Neil Heiniman of Hospital Services to negotiate a Coast Guard Chopper […]
Meet Skip from Sherwood
I have all sorts of blogging inspiration today, starting with this article in The O introducing Skip Booren, Sherwood, Oregon’s new emergency management coordinator. On the job for just six […]