Emergency Preparedness: How To Be Ready For Natural & Manmade Disasters

Sep 9, 2019

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In recognition of National Preparedness Month in September, we discuss how individuals, families and communities can be more ready to handle disasters and emergencies throughout the year. Not only are extreme weather-related disasters becoming more frequent, but other emergency situations have become more commonplace in society today. Our guests share tips on how best to prepare for the unexpected.



  • Kathleen Rusley, Maine Emergency Management Association Public Outreach Coordinator
  • Jonathan Shapiro, Regional Disaster Officer, American Red Cross- Maine Region