LA unveils new preparedness campaign
| 07.17.2007 | 08:04:52 | Views: 3395 | ID:
July 17 '07: The City of Los Angeles has unveiled a new public preparedness campaign called 'Just Be Ready: Prepare Together'. The announcement of the new public preparedness campaign will coincide with public service announcements on television, radio, print and online in a dozen languages, a press release read.
"The campaign urges the public to assemble an emergency preparedness kit today containing Ten Essential Items: Water, Food, Cash & Important Documents, Clothes, Flashlight, First Aid Kit, Medicine, Radio, Toiletries, and Tools," the press release continued.The campaign is funded and supervised by the Los Angeles County Public Health Department which is "working with a number of organizations" including the LA Sheriff's office, and the fire, parks and recreation departments, the Red Cross, and the LA Unified School District. The campaign's website also has links directing residents to information on how to make those kits, inform family members and locate phone numbers and websites of area first responders and officials.
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