Tag: disaster

Gaza Storm Emergency – More Help Needed

On top of all its other problems, Gaza has been hit by the worst storm in decades.  The United Nations Relief Work Agency (UNRWA) has declared all of Northern Gaza a disaster area.  Whole neighborhoods are under six feet of water, and there is overflowing sewage, power outages, and all the other miseries of disaster. …

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Organizing amid chaos

These are my class notes from the CERT class on Organization, Sunday morning Sept. 16. Thanks to Emily Kenyon for reviewing and adding good stuff. Disaster brings chaos. Survival and recovery spring from organization. The CERT class this past Sunday morning at the Berkeley Fire Department taught a full room of participants the elements of …

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