Check out the new resources posted on the IDC website, under the Resources tab.
The Interfaith Disaster Council will hold an introductory training for houses of worship on Thursday, October 27, 8:30 to 11:30 am, at the LDS Church, 5555 Aztec Dr., La Mesa.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
The program has three levels of participation:
- Leader (Red Cross Spiritual Care Lead),
- Member (Red Cross Spiritual Care Member) and
- Intern (Red Cross Spiritual Care Intern).
You can apply for participation at http://www.TinyUrl.Com/Spiritual-Care and you can learn more about the American Red Cross disaster response efforts at http://www.redcross.org/support/emergency-preparedness.
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Check out the USGS map that tracks earthquakes at http://earthquake.usgs.gov/.
Are you ready?
Learn more about protecting your home and loved ones from FEMA www.ready.gov/earthquakes.
The San Diego County Office of Emergency Services Earth Quake information center is located at: www.co.san-diego.ca.us/oes/disaster_preparedness/oes_jl_earthquakes.html
Stay up to date — sign up for the East County Magazine Viejas Emergency Email link www.EastCountyMagazine.org/ViejasEmergencyEmailLink
2-1-1 San Diego is a resource and information hub that connects people with community, health and disaster services through a free, 24/7 stigma-free confidential phone service and searchable online database. 2-1-1 serves the entire population of the County.
Every hour of every day, someone in San Diego County searches for services, from substance abuse treatment to care for a child or aging parent, food, housing or financial assistance. With more than 5,000 health and human service programs, finding help can seem insurmountable. 2-1-1 can help.
By dialing 2-1-1, clients are linked to a live highly-trained Client Service Representatives (CSR) who will navigate them through their situations by assessing their needs and then matching them to the best and closest resource in their community. Assistance is confidential and offered in more than 150 languages. 2-1-1’s highly trained CSRs, the majority of whom are Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS)-certified, provide a wide range of immediate resources to local individuals and families.
August 14, 2012 (Ranchita) — The San Diego Sheriff’s office has issued an evacuation advisory for Ranchita due to a fire borning in an northerly direction through Grapevine Canyon toward Ranchita. Be prepared for evacuation if notified. You may wish to evacate voluntarily now. If you have an emergency, call 911.
Monitor your local TV and radio stations or dial the County San Diego information line at 211 for updated information on the fire.
Please refer to www.KJ6NSK.Org for Ham radio tips and tools to help set up ham radio operations and let us know if you need any help.
The following channels are the primary frequencies used by the IDC in case of emergency for all IDC Ham Radio Operations:
|2||145.240||Minus||123.0||WA6HYQ||La Mesa, Nebo Hill|
|3||147.915||Minus||114.0||K6GHM||El Cajon, Mt Helix|
|4||445.020||Plus||123.0||WA6HYQ||La Mesa, Nebo Hill|