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image - Maricopa County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Maricopa County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan 10/8/2014
Public input invited for the Maricopa County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan which began the five year update. ....More Details


image - Maricopa County Announces SBA Disaster Assistance Maricopa County Announces SBA Disaster Assistance 10/6/2014
The Small Business Administration formally declared a disaster stemming from the September 8 storms that swept through Maricopa County. This declaration opens the door to low-interest loans for Maricopa County residents and business that were impacte ....More Details


image - Earthquake Preparedness - Drop, Cover and Hold On! Earthquake Preparedness - Drop, Cover and Hold On! 9/30/2014
Do you know what to do during an earthquake? Each year dozens of earthquakes occur in Arizona, most go unfelt, but rare, moderate to large magnitude earthquakes can occur. ....More Details


image - Kunasek announces flood recovery center for New River Kunasek announces flood recovery center for New River 8/27/2014
Maricopa County will open a citizens flood recovery information center Thursday in New River, designed to assist residents affected by last week’s flooding. ....More Details


image - Agencies Partner to Provide Relief for Recent Flooding Agencies Partner to Provide Relief for Recent Flooding 8/22/2014
The City of Phoenix, Maricopa County and the State of Arizona are opening a Recovery Information Center to offer resources for residents in the greater Phoenix area and Maricopa County who were affected by the recent monsoon storms. ....More Details


image - SBA Announces Loan Application Deadline of March 2015 SBA Announces Loan Application Deadline of March 2015 7/11/2014
The U. S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Arizona District Office announced today that small businesses impacted by the drought that began on May 13, 2014 in Yuma County Arizona have until March 9, 2015, to apply for SBA Economic Injury Disaste ....More Details


image - Are you prepared for a great holiday? Are you prepared for a great holiday? 7/3/2014
Make this Fourth of July memorable for all the right reasons. Keep in mind a few simple things to steer the holiday in the right direction ....More Details


image - Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) Meeting July 9 Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) Meeting July 9 6/25/2014
The Maricopa County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) will hold a meeting open to the public on July 9, 2014 at 2:00 PM at the Tempe/APS Training Facility. ....More Details


image - Monsoon Begins June 15th Monsoon Begins June 15th 6/9/2014
It is Monsoon Awareness Week and now is the time to prepare for monsoon weather! ....More Details


image - SBA Announces Loan Application Deadline of June 13 SBA Announces Loan Application Deadline of June 13 6/2/2014
The U. S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Arizona District Office announced today that small businesses impacted by the Yarnell Fire have until June 13, 2014, to apply for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL). ....More Details


image - Today is America's PrepareAthon!  Are you Ready? Today is America's PrepareAthon! Are you Ready? 4/30/2014
Do you have an emergency plan? If not, join America today in preparing for emergencies. ....More Details


image - SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available 4/23/2014
Small, nonfarm businesses in five Arizona counties and three neighboring counties in California are now eligible to apply for low-interest federal disaster loans from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA). ....More Details


image - Forest Fire Restrictions - Know before you go Forest Fire Restrictions - Know before you go 4/18/2014
The National Forest Service will implement fire restrictions on Friday for various areas in Arizona. Thinking of enjoying the outdoors this weekend - know before you go. ....More Details


image - Wildfire - think it can't happen here? Wildfire - think it can't happen here? 3/31/2014
Winds, drought, and high temperatures have combined to make Arizona's forests and desert areas EXTREMELY dry this year. You can make a difference just by learning more! ....More Details


image - Responders to Hold Emergency Exercise Responders to Hold Emergency Exercise 3/12/2014
On Wednesday, March 12, emergency responders from state, local and volunteer agencies will use Youngker High School in Buckeye, Arizona to exercise evacuee reception center operations to prepare ....More Details


image - County Farmers and Ranchers Eligible for Drought Loans County Farmers and Ranchers Eligible for Drought Loans 3/10/2014
Farmers and ranchers in Maricopa County are now eligible to apply for federal financial assistance through Small Business Administration (SBA). ....More Details


image - Tips for a Happy and Safe New Year Tips for a Happy and Safe New Year 12/30/2013
Many of us are eager to have fun and enjoy the holiday and we here at MCDEM wish everyone a very Happy New Year! And with just a little bit of planning, you can ensure your year goes out with a bang and not with a whimper. ....More Details


image - Nuclear Plant to Sound Emergency Sirens Nuclear Plant to Sound Emergency Sirens 11/7/2013
Annual Test Part of Federal Requirements On Wednesday, November 13, Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station, in cooperation with local and State agencies, will test the 48 outdoor warning sirens located within the 10-mile emergency planning zone of ....More Details


image - Maricopa County to participate in statewide exercise Maricopa County to participate in statewide exercise 11/5/2013
Maricopa County to participate in statewide exercise County Joins 240 Other Agencies to Test Response to Extended Power Outage (PHOENIX) On Wednesday, November 6 and 7, Maricopa County will be joining more than 240 agencies around the state to  ....More Details



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