Monthly Archive: March 2011

Mar 14

Loma Linda University Disaster Fair

The purpose of this event is to inform the more than 200 Loma Linda University Shared Services Safety Coordinators about various community services relating to emergency and disaster preparedness. They, in turn, will take this information back to their respective departments and inform their staff about these services.  We have been asked by  the ShakeOut […]

Mar 14

CERT Training – Western Riverside County

This 3-day FEMA endorsed and funded volunteer Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training prepares you to be a volunteer emergency responder in disasters. Among the skills you will learn and practice are how to: suppress light fires, search for and rescue lightly trapped victims, sort and stabilize (triage) the injured, […]

Mar 14

CERT Training – Lake Elsinore

This 3-day FEMA endorsed and funded volunteer Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training prepares you to be a volunteer emergency responder in disasters. Among the skills you will learn and practice are how to: suppress light fires, search for and rescue lightly trapped victims, sort and stabilize (triage) the injured, […]

Mar 13

ShelterBox Fundraiser for Sendai*

As you may know, Sendai, the largest Japanese city closest to the epicenter of the recent 9.0 earthquake and capital of one of two prefectures ravaged by tsunami, has been a sister city of Riverside, CA for more than 50 years. Tens of thousands in Sendai and what is now estimated at […]

Mar 13

ShakeOut FBO Teleconference

Interested Faith Based Organization leaders monthly teleconference hosted by the ShakeOut campaign on the third Friday of every month from 11:30am-12:30pm.  The goal is to collaborate in involving FBOs in helping better prepare their congregations for disasters. To join the teleconference please call 800.920.7487 and enter conference code #26595992

Mar 12

Teen EXPO

Career and health fair for middle and high school students featuring vendors, free food, DJ, and BMX performers.

Mar 12

CERT Training

This 3-day FEMA endorsed and funded volunteer Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training prepares you to be a volunteer emergency responder in disasters. Among the skills you will learn and practice are how to: suppress light fires, search for and rescue lightly trapped victims, sort and stabilize (triage) the injured, organize and lead volunteers, […]

Mar 12

Recent Quakes – Lessons to Learn

Earthquake news videos and survivor stories from Japan and New Zealand highlight the importance of disaster preparedness and of responding appropriately from the very first second the shaking starts.
New Zealand – The woman rescued from the collapsed downtown Christchurch building 25 hours after their recent aftershock quake took the right action. […]

Mar 09

Schools: It’s time to Ask and Tell

As a parent, do you assume that your child’s school has what it needs to respond effectively when disaster strikes, but don’t Ask?  As a teacher or administrator do you know ways your campus preparedness and response readiness could be improved, but don’t Tell?
Children spend a major portion of their week at school and disasters […]

Mar 08

Become a POD Volunteer

Did you know that Eastvale and Jurupa Valley lie within the 50-mile evacuation zone for the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Stations?  We’re about 40 miles away. (See: http://san-clemente.org/sc/Inf/Maps/…t/songsmap.jpg)  As you may have heard on TV, the Japanese government has been preparing to distribute “iodine” (actually likely to be potassium iodide) to […]