Monthly Archives: June 2011
An EPA study shows for the first time that smoke from a peat bog wildfire (decayed vegetable matter found in swampy areas) can lead to an increase in emergency room visits for both respiratory and cardiovascular effects. Meanwhile, the Los … Continue reading
Resilience is about our community’s health. And nothing is more important than jobs to our community’s health. So we should be concerned, very concerned, by the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics report released today. The once-per-century-Big-One may kill only as many … Continue reading
Jonathan Fielding, LA County’s Public Health Director is a very smart man. Here is what he said today: The National Health Security Strategy’s community resilience aims has “so many pieces that are difficult to operationalize.” Here are examples he gave: … Continue reading
Have any of you PREPostrophytes done the Map Your Neighborhood program? It received an award from FEMA and appears simple to do. Please tell us your experience with it.
Nuclear disarmament: Move the base camp | The Economist.