Monthly Archives: April 2016

Toolkit for NGOs

ENGAGED Toolkit. Improving the Role of Nongovernmental Organizations in Disaster Response and Recovery.

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OEMs Reaching out to Houses of Worship

The project team in  the Arlington County (VA) Office of Emergency Management has been doing outreach to houses of worship in our community and in the region for more than a year. We have completed 3 major workshops and will … Continue reading

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FEMA Tip Sheets

An assortment of tip sheets from FEMA for houses of worship and those assisting after a disaster.

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Recent Training Program for Jewish Organizations

Arlington County’s Office of Emergency Management sponsored a training program with the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington and the Jewish Federations of Greater Washington.  The program, titled Protect and Prevent, was held on April 5th.  More details about … Continue reading

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April Is the Beginning of Killing Season

Who knew  there is a seasonal aspect of homicides?  From the WashPost, April 10: The strange seasonality of violence: Why April is ‘the beginning of the killing season April is a month that looms large in the calendar of many … Continue reading

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Federal Grants re Security Program for NonProfit Organizations

This topic came up in a workshop yesterday. For more details about the federal grants available in certain areas, go to this site.

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