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Democratic Club-Emergency Management Starts with Planning

Kootenai County Emergency Management Agency

Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can

Come to the Iron Horse this Friday and help the Democratic Club welcome Sandy Von Behren. Sandy is the Director of the Kootenai County Office of Emergency Management. She oversees the County emergency operations center and coordinates disaster response and recovery. What would you do in the event of an emergency? Stop by the club and learn how to prepare for potential disasters and how to stay apprised of potential threats in our area. Remember, emergencies don’t plan, so you should. Because, you never know when you will face the unexpected.

National Preparedness Month

Did you know that September is National Preparedness Month? With all the fires raging in our area and the recent and future threats presented by the Atlantic storm season, the timing seems appropriate. The campaign, outlined on Ready.gov , explains how to prepare for an emergency. It presents information to help you understand what it truly means to be ready. Go to Ready.gov to be informed, plan ahead and take action.

Ready.gov is a National public service campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for, respond to and mitigate natural and man-made disasters. The goal is to promote preparedness through public involvement.  Ready.gov especially encourages everyone to prepare so that we can help first responders in our community. By learning how to respond in an emergency, we will know what to do when disaster strikes.

Sandy Von Behren-KC Emergency Management
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