Encore: Prepared Citizen, Prepared Community— Checklist of Essential Supplies to Extend Your Impact with Joshua Farrell (PART 2)

Joshua Farrell

Encore: Prepared Citizen, Prepared Community— Checklist of Essential Supplies to Extend Your Impact with Joshua Farrell (PART 2)   “Be prepared so you can help, because everyone needs everybody in this situation.” –Joshua Farrell   Preparation isn’t just about survival— it’s about having the capacity to help others. Our ability to lend a hand can…

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Encore: Prepared Citizen, Prepared Community— Checklist of Essentials for Your Go-Bag with Josh Farrell (Part 1)

Joshua Farrell

Encore: Prepared Citizen, Prepared Community— Checklist of Essentials for Your Go-Bag with Josh Farrell (Part 1)   “If you’re prepared, you’re not freaking out, you’re taken care of, and you can help other people.” -Joshua Farrell   Being prepared for disaster is crucial for citizens and communities alike. When emergencies like wildfires or other natural…

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What happens after the fire

NPR’s Pien Huang speaks to Jennifer Gray Thompson, founder and CEO of After the Fire USA, about what to expect from long-term recovery after a wildfire. PIEN HUANG, HOST: I want to stay on that last point that we heard from Greg about the plans to rebuild those communities that were lost building back after…

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How California can better adapt to extreme weather

Takeaways: Climate change is expected to make atmospheric rivers like the ones that struck California even more destructive. A major atmospheric river event in the state could cost at least $200 billion, according to a model by USC Price School Professor Adam Rose. Potential solutions include banning construction in certain areas, buying out at-risk homes,…

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CA wildfire survivors lobby on Capitol Hill for tax-free PG&E settlement payments

Stream local breaking news and original programming, live 24/7, from ABC7 Bay Area. SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — A group of California wildfire survivors and delegates lobbied at Capitol Hill this week to pass a bill that would make PG&E Fire Victim settlement payments federally tax-free. Right now, those payments are considered income by the federal government.…

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