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Preparedness News : Weekend Roundup 2011-07-15

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WEEK ENDING FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2011

With New Fire Department Technology, a ‘Mayday’ Could Bring Faster Help (The New York Times) http://ow.ly/5FlRm

DHS Guidance Released for Fiscal 2011 Preparedness Grants http://ow.ly/53Zvo

Transportation Is a Double-Edged Sword (Emergency Management) http://ow.ly/5hURx

Black Swan Events Require Expanded Thinking, Planning (Emergency Management) http://ow.ly/5hUUR

Are You and Your Pets Prepared for a Disaster (WSPA) http://ow.ly/5jOiY

Check out national stories of CERT in action (OEM & Citizen Corps) https://www.citizencorps.gov/cert/certinaction/index.shtm

FEMA’s Richard Serino Addresses Funding Decreases, Need for Collaboration (Emergency Management) http://ow.ly/5DiVq

How UASI Cities Can Save Their Funding and Programs (Emergency Management) http://ow.ly/5Djea

Smartphone Panic Button Connects Children with 911, Emergency Contacts (Emergency Management) http://ow.ly/5Djlt

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