Stories tagged with: Disasters

July 10, 2013 - 5:23pm
1 year 45 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency works to supply first responders working on hazmat spills, storm clean-up or any other disaster, with what they need to successfully complete the task. And with the major flooding in Perry County, the Muskingum County EMA helped out our neighboring county.

"We helped supply sandbags to Perry County to protect some of their buildings that they had. We'll just take them down and then they get other people to fill them and put them out...

April 5, 2013 - 5:00pm
2 years 6 weeks ago

The Red Cross and AmeriCorps advise families to make a disaster plan, choose an out-of-town contact and come up with escape routes and safe places to meet in case an emergency happens.

"We go out to speak at different groups. Anybody that will have us speak. I've done a lot of Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, trying to educate people in the community on how to be prepared in the event of a disaster," said Martha Stanley, Community Disaster Educator for AmeriCorps and The Red...

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