A neighborhood meeting of the SSHOA Emergency Preparedness Committee was hosted at the home of Sandy Gooch and Harry Lederman on Saturday, November 3, 2018.
Close to 25 homeowners attended this informative event where information about preparing for a disasters, such as large earthquakes, was discussed.
Nick Hippisley-Coxe, Red Cross Volunteer and representative of the Venice Neighborhood committee, gave an overview of items that would be needed to survive for up to 12 days following a disaster. He also discussed the basics of “street CPR”.
Other handouts and materials were shared by Sandy Gooch. Bill Boyd, also a Silver Strand homeowner, discussed the pro and cons of solar power and home generators that might be useful following an earthquake.
Richard Cervantes, homeowner, discussed plans for neighborhood coordination and communication following a natural or other disaster.
Station Commander Marcus Achan from the LAFD Station 63 also shared ways that homeowners can plan home evacuations and survival during fire events, and how we can stay prepared in the event of an earthquake.
For more information or to volunteer for our Emergency Preparedness Committee, please contact Richard Cervantes at email@example.com.