Southwest Strong! to Host Talk for National Disaster Preparedness Month

By Southwester Staff September is National Disaster Preparedness Month, and Southwest Strong! – the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly Emergency preparedness Task Force – will host a free public talk. The topic is “The Emergency Financial First Aid Kit: How to Get Your Financial Resources in Order Before a Disaster.” The talk will take place September 8 […]

Building Disaster Resilience for the Whole Community

Photos courtesy of Philip Baguiao Ms. Peggy Keller, the director of community preparedness and resilience in the DC Department of Health, led a spirited conversation with a small group of SW community residents on Thursday, Oct. 16 at Amidon-Bowen Elementary School. The activity was held to mark International Disaster Day, which serves as a landmark date to […]