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Prepared for disaster

Business owners have to be prepared for the unthinkable — not just making sure their business will survive a natural disaster, but also that all their employees are safe in case of an emergency during business hours. An EF1 tornado struck June 19 in Murphysboro, one of five to touch down that day in Southern Illinois, with wind speeds from 75 mph to 110 mph, the National Weather Service reported…

 

Boulder County’s evolving disaster response tested by June 4 tornado

The home at 15500 N. 95th St. north of Longmont was severely damaged in the June 4 tornado. No injuries were reported, and the occupants survived the direct hit. (David R. Jennings / Staff Photographer)

The home at 15500 N. 95th St. north of Longmont was severely damaged in the June 4 tornado. No injuries were reported, and the occupants survived the direct hit. (David R. Jennings / Staff Photographer)

On the first Thursday in June, a tornado ripped along the Boulder-Larimer county line, leaving 25 homes damaged in its wake. Marble-sized hail hit Niwot. Lyons homes and streets flooded. Jamestown saw a downpour. Sirens sounded in Longmont. It was a storm the likes of which the area seldom sees…

 

 

Airtel Partners With Kenya Red Cross Launch Public Emergency Information Service

Bharti Airtel, has teamed up with Kenya Red Cross Society to launch the first of its kind public emergency information service in Kenya that will offer disaster management information on disease outbreaks and other emergencies such as fires, floods and terrorist attacks…

 

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