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Emergency Preparedness and Response

News, information, and updates for the Montgomery County Volunteer Center’s Emergency Action Team and Medical Reserve Corps

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Deadly Tornados Hit Oklahoma

Eight people are dead after tornados hit Oklahoma. The National Weather Service issued a warning and the tornados hit about 10 minutes later. It just goes to show how important it is to prepare well ahead of time, as there is often little warning before a dangerous storm hits.

More news on this story is available here.

To donate or offer assitance, visit http://www.redcross.org.

POSTED: 12:08:00 PM |

Monday, February 02, 2009

Virginia Reports Widespread Flu Outbreak

Today's Washington Post reports that Virignia is the first state to report a wide-spread flu outbreak this year. The CDC reports localized outbreaks in Maryland. Based on experts interviewed in the article, it appears that the season could spread into early spring.

You can read the article by clicking here.

POSTED: 1:27:00 PM |
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