Cook County Hosts Preparedness Fair In Wake Of Attacks In NY, NJ, MinnesotaCook County Department of Homeland Security officials were at Daley Plaza on Tuesday to teach people how to stay safe in an emergency, whether a natural disaster or an act of terrorism.
Deadly Oklahoma Tornado Serves As Reminder To Prepare For Disasters“Tornado sheltering basics involved three steps – get in, get down and cover-up. The overall goal is to avoid flying and falling debris by putting as many barriers between you and the tornado as possible,” according to one expert at the National Weather Service in Norman, Oklahoma.
NATO/G8 Summit Organizers Seek To Downplay Protest ConcernsThe host committee for the upcoming NATO and G8 summits offered a sneak peak Wednesday of the city’s push to capitalize on the dual summits in May.
Report: Government Cuts Jeopardizing Disaster PreparednessThe state of Illinois is coming up short when it comes to preparing for emergencies – at least when looked at it in terms of government spending.