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image - It's Official - Monsoon Starts Today! It's Official - Monsoon Starts Today! 6/15/2016
Monsoon begins in mid-June and extends through late September. Are you prepared to weather it all? Now is the time to prepare! ....More Details


image - SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available 5/9/2016
Small, nonfarm businesses in La Paz, Maricopa, Pima and Yuma counties in Arizona; and Imperial County in California are now eligible to apply for low interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). ....More Details


image - Wildfire Awareness Week - Create Defensible Space Wildfire Awareness Week - Create Defensible Space 5/4/2016
Join us in recognizing Wildfire Awareness Week by protecting your home. Defensible space is the buffer you create between a building on your property and the grass, trees, shrubs, or any wildland area that surround it. ....More Details


image - Annual Preparedness Survey Annual Preparedness Survey 4/20/2016
Please participate today by taking this important survey! ....More Details


image - FEMA Launches New Preparedness App FEMA Launches New Preparedness App 4/19/2016
FEMA recently launched a new feature to its free smartphone app that will enable users to receive push notifications to their devices to remind them to take important steps to prepare their homes and families for disasters. ....More Details


image - Responders to Hold Emergency Exercises Responders to Hold Emergency Exercises 3/2/2016
Desert Edge High School Could be an Evacuee Center for Palo Verde Nuclear Plant On Tuesday, March 8 and Thursday, March 10, emergency responders from state, local and volunteer agencies will use Desert Edge High School in Goodyear, Arizona to exer ....More Details


image - Nuclear Plant to Test Emergency Sirens Nuclear Plant to Test Emergency Sirens 11/5/2015
On Tuesday, November 10, Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station, in cooperation with local and State agencies, will test the 58 outdoor warning sirens located within the 10-mile emergency planning zone of the nuclear generating station. ....More Details


Board Approves Voluntary Buy-Out for Flooded Wickenburg Prop 11/4/2015
Through a decision by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, the Flood Control District of Maricopa County (FCD) and the Town of Wickenburg are moving forward with an agreement to potentially resolve an existing flood-prone problem area. ....More Details


image - Local Emergency Planning Committee to Meet Local Emergency Planning Committee to Meet 10/7/2015
The Local Emergency Planning Committee will be meeting on Wednesday, October 7, 2015, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Gilbert Fire Administration Building, 85 East Civic Center Drive in Gilbert. The public is invited to attend. ....More Details


image - Exercise to Test Palo Verde Emergency Response Plans Exercise to Test Palo Verde Emergency Response Plans 9/14/2015
The state of Arizona, Maricopa County and Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station (PVNGS) will participate in a federally-evaluated joint exercise of the Palo Verde Onsite and Offsite Response plans on Wednesday, Sept. 16. ....More Details


image - Public Invited to Comment on County Mitigation Plan Public Invited to Comment on County Mitigation Plan 7/15/2015
Hazard Mitigation planning can significantly reduce future risk and potential losses in the event of a disaster. Public input is extremely important. ....More Details


image - One Month Left to Apply for SBA Disaster Loans One Month Left to Apply for SBA Disaster Loans 7/8/2015
August 5, 2015, is Arizona private nonprofit organization's deadline to apply for SBA federal disaster loans for losses related to last year's storms ....More Details


image - UPDATED:  Public Invited to Local Emergency Planning Meeting UPDATED: Public Invited to Local Emergency Planning Meeting 7/6/2015
LEPC to meet on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. in Peoria. . . ....More Details



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