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    Tip #12 Emergency Alerting to the Public

    Timely and concise messaging to alert the public is necessary in any emergency or disaster situation. Wireless Emergency Alerts is a nationwide text system to alert people wherever they may be in the country. http://www.nws.noaa.gov/com/weatherreadynation/wea.html#.VfTmwE2FN9 Another tremendous alerting system is an All Hazard “ALERT” Weather Radio. It is essential for all people living in Washington […]

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    Tip #10 Vulnerable Population Preparedness

    Vulnerable populations include the economically disadvantaged, racial and ethnic minorities, the uninsured, low-income children, the elderly, the homeless, those with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and those with other chronic health conditions, including severe mental illness. It may also include rural residents, who often encounter barriers to accessing healthcare services. The vulnerability of these individuals is […]

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    Tip # 1 Charging a Cell Phone using a 9 Volt Battery

    During an emergency/disaster situation, electrical power may not be available at your location. This is a very easy way to recharge your cell phone after your battery has run low. Go to: http://www.inquisitr.com/1565330/9-volt-battery-emergency-phone-charger-the-handiest-hack-ever-created/ Bonus Tips! Grays Harbor County Emergency Notification System Important emergency information, prior, during and following disaster events is sent via phone, e-mail […]

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