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Cordova, AK
Saturday, December 16, 2017

Joanie Behrends

Joanie Behrends trains the City of Cordova in Disaster Management and is the Captain of the Cordova Volunteer Fire Department ambulance.

Cordova Prepared: Mitigating against the big wind

Depending upon who you talked to on the morning of Dec. 11, you heard a completely different adventure story, but there was a common...
Cordova Volunteer Fire Department member Dustin Solberg and Idaho Civil Support Team member enter the bus, serving in place of an aircraft, to find the weapon of mass destruction. Photo courtesy of Cordova Volunteer Fire Department

Giving Thanks for a Prepared Cordova

It is Thanksgiving weekend and Cordovans have much to be thankful for with regards to emergency preparation.Cordovans have a city council with the foresight...
Marjorie Saxby shares her enthusiasm for being a simulated cyanide victim, part of the most recent full-scale disaster exercise. Photo by Mike Hicks/For The Cordova Times

What is an After Action Report?

It is prudent to be prepared. We all know that.An After Action Report can assist in that endeavor.It is a small part of the...
City Clerk Susan Bourgeois demonstrates the correct duck and cover technique for those inside a building during an earthquake. Photo courtesy Joanie Behrends/For The Cordova Times

Great Alaska Shakeout set for Oct. 19

At 10:19 a.m. on Oct. 19 Alaska will join the world in preparing for earthquakes by conducting the “Great Alaska Shakeout.” Last year over...

Cordova Prepared: Making your neighborhood a safer place

Fall is upon us. The flurry of activity is infectious: fishing, hunting, filleting fish, processing meat and preparing for winter.Did you know September is...

What’s a CERT anyway?

CERT. Community Emergency Response Team. These are the trained individuals in your community who will be there, right in your neighborhood, helping to organize...