September–Disaster Preparedness Month

In August, President Obama declared September National Disaster Month.It is appropriate in light of September 11, which will long live in history as the nations most infamous disaster.  September is also a month when hurricanes strike the South and the Gulf Coast and wildfires engulf California (and Texas this year).The volunteer response to 9/11 was immediate and intense.  But only a few years late, with Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, I believe America woke up to the fact that our c … [Read more...]


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