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El Nino 2015

Are You Ready for El Nino?

December 12, 2015 | ReadyMarin

This winter California is facing a particularly severe threat. Forecasts are showing a soon-to-peak El Niño…

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Change Smoke Alarm Battery

November 4, 2015 | ReadyMarin

It’s that time of year to change your smoke alarm battery. If your smoke alarm is more than 10 years old, it’s time to replace it too.

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Radio Basics Part II: Hardware

September 23, 2015 | ReadyMarin

How to Make a Smart Radio Buying Decision When the big earthquake hits, we will be…

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4.0 Earthquake a Reminder to Prepare

August 17, 2015 | ReadyMarin

Earthquake preparedness is critical when living in Marin and the earthquake this morning was just a reminder. What have you done?

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Community Training in San Geronimo Valley

August 11, 2015 | ReadyMarin

On Saturday morning, August 8, volunteers from the Valley Emergency Readiness Group (VERG), delivered a community…

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Radio Basics Part 1: Protocol

February 15, 2015 | ReadyMarin

We know if communications are down after a disaster, the use of hand-held radios will be critical. Part 1 of our Radio Basics series walks through how to make a call and the protocols necessary to ensure successful communications.

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ReadySeniors Car Emergency Kit

January 12, 2015 | ReadyMarin

You never know where you'll be in the event of a disaster or emergency. Below…

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It’s Time to Get Ready…OK, how do I do that?

November 19, 2014 | ReadyMarin

You may have seen Get Ready banners posted all over Marin. Local fire departments are…

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