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Feds Help State Pay for Resources on Lizard Fire

Sedona AZ  (June 14, 2017) – It’s wildfire season and everyday fire crews are called to a new start somewhere throughout the state. Regardless of size, the amount it costs to fight these fires adds up. Arizona has already incurred a multi-million-dollar tab to battle wildfires this year and the cost to suppress the Lizard Fire is adding to that bill. To help ease some of the burden, the Department... 

Local National Preparedness Month

Sedona AZ (August 31, 2016) – Don’t wait. Communicate. Make your emergency plan today. Sponsored by FEMA, National Preparedness Month in September aims to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to all types of emergencies. National Preparedness Month is a time to prepare yourself and those in your care for emergencies and disasters, both for large scale and or smaller... 

Genocide of Americans

Sedona AZ (November 1, 2015) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: Dear Editor, I have been published 73 times all over the globe including 3 times in the USA, 8 times in Iraq, 2 times in Iran, and once in Israel. I have done this for free as part of my commitment to help humanity. Please publish this gift as an article or letter to the editor or share it with the people you... 

Preventing Mold and Mildew

Merrill Roberts’ Monsoon in Sedona Sedona AZ (June 14, 2015) – Not all of the damage from flooding takes place while your home or business is under water. Long after the flood waters have receded, mold and mildew can present serious and ongoing health issues. Monsoon rains can bring severe rain storms and flooding. Property owners and residents should take steps to protect the health... 

SFD Fire Inspector Attends National Academy

Sedona AZ (June 10, 2014) – The Sedona Fire District is better prepared to fulfill its mission of service to the community, following a two week training offered by the U.S. Fire Administration’s National Fire Academy. SFD Fire Inspector Kevin Sullivan was selected to attend two back-to-back courses offered at the NFA campus in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Sedona Fire District Fire Inspector Kevin Sullivan... 

President Declares Disaster for Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Washington DC (December 19, 2012) – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to Massachusetts to supplement the commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the area affected by Hurricane Sandy during the period of October 27 to November 8, 2012. The President’s action makes federal funding... 

How Will You Communicate in a Crisis?

2011 Ham operators demonstrating home-based radio equipment Cottonwood AZ (June 19, 2012) – Despite the Internet, cell phones, email and modern communications, every year whole regions find themselves in the dark. Tornadoes, fires, storms, ice and even the occasional cutting of fiber optic cables leave people without the means to communicate. In all cases, the one consistent service that has... 

Nationwide Emergency Broadcast System Test

Sedona AZ (November 9, 2011) – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS).   The nationwide test will occur on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 2 p.m. eastern... 

Sedona Hazard Mitigation Work

Sedona AZ (August 21, 2011)–A planning team comprised of representatives from the Cities, Towns, and Tribes of Yavapai County has been meeting regularly to participate in a hazard mitigation planning process. The purpose of this process is to develop an updated Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan for the City of Sedona, according to The Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (DMA2K). The DMA2K requires all... 
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