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General Emergency Preparedness Publications

General Emergency Preparedness Publications

Jun 1, 2013

          Emergency planning and preparedness is essential for all individuals, groups, organizations, and agencies. We encourage you to use the guides below as tools to increase your level of preparedness. BE READY! Winston-Salem Forsyth County Preparing Makes Sense – Booklet Preparing – Ready America Preparing Brochure...

NWS Releases the Summer 2012 Edition of Changing Skies

NWS Releases the Summer 2012 Edition of Changing Skies

Aug 1, 2012

  The National Weather Service in Raleigh has released their Summer 2012 Newsletter, “Changing Skies Over Central North Carolina.” The newsletter includes the following topics: Hurricane Center Forecasts Improving Raleigh Research Looks to Improve Hurricane Wind Forecasts Summer Heat Preparedness NWS Raleigh Joining Twitter NWS...

Publications and Resources for Hurricanes and Tropical Systems

Publications and Resources for Hurricanes and Tropical Systems

Aug 25, 2011

Hurricanes and tropical storms that affect North Carolina normally form in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of western Africa between the months of June and November with the peak season occurring in early September.  The strength of hurricanes is rated by the Saffir-Simpson Scale. Below are links to websites and other resources for hurricane...

Flood Preparedness Publications & Resources

Flood Preparedness Publications & Resources

Apr 11, 2011

The City of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County participate in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) so that all citizens within the City of Winston-Salem and the unincorporated areas of Forsyth County have access to flood protection. With more than 9,000 properties in Forsyth County identified as being in flood hazard areas, many property owners have taken...

Business Preparedness & Continuity Publications

Business Preparedness & Continuity Publications

Apr 11, 2011

Companies and businesses stand a much better chance of survival if they have planned for emergencies and disasters in advance. Having a plan in place and practicing for all types of emergencies helps support employees, customers, the community, the local economy and even the country. Preparing makes good business sense. Check below for a list of publications...

Emergency Preparedness Publications in Spanish

Emergency Preparedness Publications in Spanish

Apr 8, 2011

Emergency planning and preparedness is essential for all individuals, groups, organizations, and agencies. We encourage you to use the guides below as tools to increase your level of preparedness. Below you will find Spanish preparedness materials. Also note that there is a [Translate] function at the bottom of each post on ReadyFORSYTH that will...