EL SEGUNDO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

BOMA/GLA South Bay/Playa Vista members heard from Randal Collins, the Emergency Management Coordinator for the City of El Segundo as emergency preparedness continues to be a hot topic among BOMA members all over California. 

PREPAREDNESS UPDATE FROM BOMA INTERNATIONAL WINTER BUSINESS MEETING

FEMA’s Ready.gov website provides guidance for business owners for before, during and after an emergency. For more on preparedness, click here. https://www.ready.gov/business/implementation/emergency

MEMBER ARTICLE: HURRICANES DELIVER TERRIFYING WARNING TO CALIFORNIA: DON'T BE CAUGHT UNPREPARED WHEN EPIC DISASTER STRIKES

The devastation left by hurricanes Harvey and Irma should be a wakeup call to those of us in California.

These two natural disasters have burdened society with not only loss of lives, but an economic impact of more than $290 billion that includes property damage and loss; disruptions to business, transportation and infrastructure; heightened unemployment; and increased prices for gasoline and other fuels impacting all Americans.

Early Warnings to Prepare for the Worst

LA EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FOUNDATION SEEKS BOMA/GLA INPUT IN EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER

BOMA’s Security and Emergency Preparedness Committee was fortunate to hear from Brent Woodworth, President and CEO of the L.A. Emergency Preparedness Foundation, at our last meeting. Mr. Woodworth discussed the role of the Foundation in coordinating business support when disasters strike, whether man-made or natural. For example, the Foundation coordinated food donations for hundreds of first responders for a week in the aftermath of the San Bernardino terrorist shooting.