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Preparedness News : Weekend Roundup 2012-11-25

At the last meeting of UWSCERT, there was a team debriefing to report on and learn from the members’ activities in response to Hurricane Sandy and share our findings with NYC OEM. CERT teams citywide continue to be involved in the relief effort. Inevitably, when we talk about how preparedness teams like ours should plan for a future in which major weather events will occur with greater frequency, the subject of rising sea levels… comes up. The two NYTimes articles below address the issue.

Excerpts from the Night of Irene

Upper West Side CERT volunteers on what it was like to man the city’s shelters during the worst storm to hit the east coast in 26 years — and to support the relief effort from behind the scenes.