Monthly Archive: January 2012

Jan 23

Disaster Supply List and Tips

Family Disaster Supply List and Tips
by Irene Long
Please note: These tips assume that in a major disaster emergency service providers will be overwhelmed and that you will be unsuccessful in your attempts to reach 9-1-1.

Drinking water – you can only survive 4 days without drinking water. Store at least 5 cases (14gallons) of bottled water […]

Jan 23

Learn how to respond safely and effectively when disaster strikes

Did you know that more than 86% of post-disaster rescues are made by bystander volunteers? In the wake of the 1985 quake in Mexico in which more than 100 untrained volunteer responders were killed while rescuing 800 victims, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training was developed and brought to this country by the Los Angeles […]

Jan 23

Already CERT trained or want to be?

Already trained? Then please get actively involved in Jurupa Citizen Corps and encourage your friends and neighbors to get CERT trained as well!  We are deploying PODs of disaster supplies in Eastvale and Jurupa Valley that include things like triage kits and tarps, stretchers, and supplemental search and rescue equipment to be used by CERT […]

Jan 18

Volunteer Emergency Communications Planning

We are thrilled that John Seitz, one of this country’s foremost military and community emergency communications experts is helping Jurupa Citizen Corps put a volunteer emergency communications network in place.  John was our guest speaker at our July 20th monthly meeting and has offered to conduct amateur radio license training for the newest HAM radio […]