Stories tagged with: Disaster Preparedness Plan

September 4, 2013 - 4:51pm
2 years 51 weeks ago

September is national preparedness month and the Red Cross wants local families to know how to stay safe.

Executive Director of the Muskingum Valley Red Cross says that families should make a kit, make a plan, and be informed.

"The first thing you should always know is what kind of disasters can happen in your community, but also be very aware that the home fire is always the one you want to protect yourself from," said Marlene Henderson.

Along with home fires,...

August 5, 2010 - 4:27pm
6 years 3 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency is updating it's Disaster Preparedness Plan.

Two meetings will be held for the public to review the plan before it is submitted to the government, which is updated every five years.

"The plan covers natural hazards that can happen in the county whether it's flooding or tornadoes, wind storms, extreme temperatures, snow, ice, anything that would be a major detriment to the community, or life, or property," said Jeff...

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