Category: News

Rescuing our Horses from the Wildfire

The fire was very close to our barn of 19 horses. We had plans in place, our barn had talked about disaster preparation, and we had CCCART (Contra Costa County Animal Response Team) put together a presentation on how to prepare for disasters. However, planning and preparation is good; proper execution is better.

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Social Capital in Disaster Mitigation and Recovery

In some neighborhoods, residents believe that if a disaster strikes, other people will take care of them. This may or may not be true. If they don’t know their neighbors at all, who will they ask for help? In this FEMA PrepTalk video, Dr. Daniel Aldrich explains how social ties are the critical aspect of resilience in immediate survival, in mental health, and in community recovery.

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November 2019

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