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Tornado In the Forecast?

The National Weather Service provides Tornado Warnings and also has information on how to prepare for them. See NWS: https://www.weather.gov/safety/tornado-prepare One of the methods is a safe room. And, under FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant Program, there are pre-calculated benefits to make the application process easier. Learn more at: https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1424368115734-86cfbaeb456f7c1d57a05d3e8e08a4bd/FINAL_SafeRoom_JobAid_13FEB15_508complete.pdf ...more »

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Tornado In the Forecast?

The National Weather Service provides Tornado Warnings and also has information on how to prepare for them. See NWS: https://www.weather.gov/safety/tornado-prepare One of the methods is a safe room. And, under FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant Program, there are pre-calculated benefits to make the application process easier. Learn more at: https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1424368115734-86cfbaeb456f7c1d57a05d3e8e08a4bd/FINAL_SafeRoom_JobAid_13FEB15_508complete.pdf ...more »

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Homeland Security Reserve

I have seen many commercials about older folks volunteering their time to help others in need. Then I started to think about a VOLUNTEER reserve unit of retired police officers available during national emergencies. As volunteers, they would not be paid but receive travel expenses and per-diem or room and board. This unit would be an auxiliary to help during national disasters such as 9/11 or Katrina. The United ...more »

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