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Free CERT training aims to prepare communities for emergencies large and small

Whether it's a big disaster or someone gets hurt around the house, knowing how best to respond might affect who lives or dies. Many communities offer free training to ensure their residents are prepared for the worst.

Friday - 09/05/2014, 07:35am EDT

Tags: FEMA, CERT, duct tape, Kristi King

Prep now for dangerous summer storms

Now is the time to prepare for potentially dangerous summer storms and review what to do.

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 05:18am EDT

Tags: storm preparation, Kristi King, Pepco, Dominion Virginia Power

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Local hospitals prepare for during, after snow storm

There is an old saying: "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."

Thursday - 02/13/2014, 05:20pm EST

Tags: Paula Wolfson, snow

Tazewell, Russell to share police resources

Monday - 12/23/2013, 10:46am EST

Tags: police,

What belongs in your storm emergency kit

When flurries threaten the Washington area, everyone runs to the store. But do you really know what to buy for your emergency kits?

Saturday - 12/07/2013, 07:48am EST

Tags: emergency preparedness, emergency kit, snow, Max Smith

Tips for staying safe during emergencies

Following a week of terrifying news, emergency management agencies are urging citizens to be prepared before tragedy strikes.

Saturday - 04/20/2013, 10:54am EDT

Tags: emergency preparedness, Jamie Forzato, boston marathon

Local counties prepare for Hurricane Sandy's arrival

Local counties are doing what they can to prepare for the sucker punch meteorologists expect Hurricane Sandy will deliver to the D.C. area.

Monday - 10/29/2012, 10:21am EDT

Tags: Hurricane Sandy, Arlington County, Montgomery County

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Reacting in an emergency: What to do

The question of how to help in an emergency is top of mind after learning dozens of people passed by a bloody man in Arlington as he lay dying on the sidewalk. Arlington Police say that man had been hit by a car.

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 06:20pm EDT

Tags: Arlington, U.S. Powerboat Show, Good Samaritan Law, Prince George

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