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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 - Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) Meeting April 9 Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) Meeting April 9 4/4/2014
The Maricopa County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) will hold a meeting open to the public on April 9, 2014 at 6:00 PM at the Scottsdale Public Safety Headquarters. ....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


image - Preparedness Month - Spread the Word Preparedness Month - Spread the Word 9/30/2013
Help spread the word of preparedness to your neighbors, church groups, and schools. ....More Details


image - Preparedness Month - Stay Connected Preparedness Month - Stay Connected 9/24/2013
During a disaster, you want to be able to communicate to your family and friends or be able to call 9-1-1 for assistance. Here are some tips to help communicate in the event of a disaster. ....More Details


image - Preparedness Month - Make a Kit Preparedness Month - Make a Kit 9/18/2013
Having enough food and water to survive without electricity for 72 hours could be key to you and your family’s survival during a disaster. Building a kit in advanced is a way to be prepared for such an event. ....More Details


image - Preparedness Month - Make a Plan Preparedness Month - Make a Plan 9/11/2013
The first step in being prepared is making a plan. Here are tips that can help. ....More Details


image - September is Preparedness Month September is Preparedness Month 9/3/2013
September is National Preparedness Month and now is the best time to get ready, before an emergency. ....More Details


image - Back to School Preparedness Back to School Preparedness 8/20/2013
With children across Maricopa County heading back to school, now is a good time to teach them about preparedness. ....More Details


image - Protect Your Home from Wildfires Protect Your Home from Wildfires 7/9/2013
There are many things people in Maricopa County can do to honor the fallen firefighters of Granite Mountain, but don’t forget one of the most important options – protect your home from wildfire. ....More Details


image - Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) Meeting July 10 Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) Meeting July 10 7/9/2013
The Maricopa County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) will hold a meeting open to the public on July 10, 2013 at 2:00 PM at the Peoria City Hall ....More Details


image - Monsoon Season Begins June 15-Now is the Time to Prepare Monsoon Season Begins June 15-Now is the Time to Prepare 6/10/2013
Monsoon season begins mid-June, extends through late September. ....More Details


image - RCC Exercise to be Held at Wickenburg High School RCC Exercise to be Held at Wickenburg High School 5/1/2013
Emergency responders from state, local and volunteer agencies will use Wickenburg High School to exercise evacuee reception and care center operations on May 7 to prepare for potential emergencies at the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station. This ex ....More Details



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