Ham radio operators from throughout the Philadelphia region are taking part in a nationwide emergency communications drill this weekend.
Tropical Storm Andrea is moving into the area, bring with it heavy rain and the potential for flooding.
The deadly shooting at the New Castle County Courthouse in Wilmington, Delaware earlier this month highlights the need to be prepared.
The damage created by Superstorm Sandy has done nothing if not alert residents to the need to be prepared for the worst. From food storage to first aid classes, here are the top resources for emergency preparedness in the Philadelphia area.
With so many people still dealing with the aftermath of destructive weather, now might be a good time to revisit the check-list of what to do to prepare for the next time.
As many along the east coast prepare for a major storm to hit the region, it is important to have a list of emergency contacts on hand.
A $3 million federal grant has led to a major upgrade in equipment for New Jersey’s Office of Emergency Management.
Ham Radio Operators from the Philadelphia region are taking part in a nationwide communications field exercise this weekend. They will be testing their readiness in the event of an emergency.
I think we need to be more prepared for problems like earthquakes, hurricanes and even simple power outages. Prevention can go a long way when it comes to our overall health and safety.
September is national preparedness month and the Red Cross is offering tips on what to do in all types of emergencies.