What We're All About
Preparedness refers to a very concrete research-based set of actions that are taken as precautionary measures in the face of potential disasters. These actions can include both physical preparations and trainings for emergency action. Preparedness is an important quality in achieving goals and in avoiding and mitigating negative outcomes. There are different types of preparedness, such as public health preparedness and local emergency preparedness or snow preparedness, but probably the most developed type is "Disaster Preparedness", defined by the UN as involving "forecasting and taking precautionary measures prior to an imminent threat when advance warnings are possible". This includes not only natural disasters, but all kinds of severe damage caused in a relatively short period, including warfare. Preparedness is a major phase of emergency management, and is particularly valued in areas of competition such as sport and military science.
There won’t be a natural disaster in my life-time, everyone is worried about nothing,
it’s just a hype.
THE TRUTH: It’s not a matter of if something is going to happen, but when. We’re long overdue for a major earthquake and being prepared the best way to protect yourself
and your family.
FEMA and other emergency services will help me with food, water, shelter, etc within 72 hours
if there was a disaster. I don’t need any supplies.
THE TRUTH: Following a disaster, a community may be on their own for a period of time because of the size of the area affected, lost communications, and impassable roads. Local responders may not be able to reach you immediately, or they may need to focus their efforts elsewhere.
WHAT WE KNOW
Being prepared can reduce fear, anxiety, loss, and sometimes avoid the danger completely.
OUR SOLUTION: As a company we conduct emergency preparedness presentations to equip
households, support community resilience, and strengthen the continuity of government.
Our next class is coming soon!
Emergency Preparedness 101
Have you ever considered here in the North West, that you might need to be prepared for an earthquake, landslide, power outage, or other unexpected events - in which you need to stay within the confinements of your home for two weeks or more? Will you know what items are needed for you and your family to survive? Do you have enough?
We offer Emergency Preparedeness Awareness training to those in our local community.
A LOOK INTO OUR NUMBERS
Proud of Our Experience and Expertise
International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety Certification & Supervisory Training
Private Sector Clearance Program for Critical Infrastructure from Homeland Security
Department of Homeland Security Surveillance Detection Course for Commercial Operators
Prevention of, Response to, and Recovery from Campus Emergencies Awareness Level
IAHSS Basic Training Certification
IAHSS Advance Training Certificate
IAHSS Safety Training Certificate
IAHSS Supervisory Training Certificate
Senior Member of IAHSS
Emergency Management Institute FEMA Training / NIMS Training
IS-00909 Community Preparedness Implementing Simple Activities for Everyone
IS-00505 Religious and Cultural Literacy and Competency in Disaster
IS-00403 Introduction to Individual Assistance (IA) (DF-103)
IS 100.B Introduction to Incident Command System
IS 100.B Introduction to the Incident Command System for Healthcare Hospitals
ICS 200.B for Single Resources and Initial Action Incident
IS 700.B National Response Framework, an Introduction
IS 800.B National Response Framwork, an Introduction
IS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incident
ICS 400 Advance ICS Command and General Staff Complex Incidents
Jerry Parkman is a former Marine with current FEMA/NIMS training from the Emergency Management institute and almost twenty years experience in healthcare security.
As Supervisor of Security Services at a major hospital in the Portland/Vancouver area, he had clearance to collaborate with Homeland Security in securing infrastructure and has worked closely with the federal government and community leaders in emergency management planning and training to mitigate, respond to and cope with the effects of disasters on the local population.
Together with his wife Lisa, they have been conducting free emergency preparedness events within the community for a number of years. Their main focus in sharing their knowledge is to bring essential and actionable information in a “show and tell” style format to help equip members of the community for emergency preparedness by providing specific measures to be taken (from basic to advanced) to reduce the effects of a disaster on their household.
Their mission, is a commitment to emergency preparedness
by improving and support of individuals and families for
resilience of our communities.
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