<ul><li>Quarterly Membership Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><li>Most likely emergency/hazardous events <...
Tornadoes, Floods & Ice Storms OH MY! By Beth Nevel Public Safety Director Clermont County, Ohio
“ OH ” is for Ohio Hazards <ul><li>Tornado </li></ul><ul><li>Flood/Flash </li></ul><ul><li>Ice/Winter storms </li></ul><ul...
“ MY ” is for Me and You <ul><li>ME:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What does the County do in an emergency </li></ul></ul><ul><li...
Tornado(s) <ul><li>1997 and 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>What season (s)? </li></ul><ul><li>What conditions? </li></ul><ul><li>A...
Mitigation-Tornado <ul><li>Type of construction </li></ul><ul><li>Basements </li></ul><ul><li>Safe Rooms </li></ul><ul><li...
Preparedness-Tornado <ul><li>Family Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Batteries </li></ul><ul><li>Weather ...
Response-Tornado <ul><li>Prevent Injuries  </li></ul><ul><li>Scene Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Utilities/lines active </li></...
Recovery-Tornado <ul><li>Inventory Situation </li></ul><ul><li>Medical/Mental Care </li></ul><ul><li>Shelter/Food </li></u...
Flash Floods <ul><li>2001 </li></ul><ul><li>In pockets </li></ul><ul><li>2-Thunder storms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>6PM then 1...
River Floods <ul><li>Ohio/Little Miami </li></ul><ul><li>1997 Ohio River </li></ul><ul><ul><li>50 Year event </li></ul></u...
Mitigation-Flash/River Floods <ul><li>Post Event </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Community input </li></ul><...
Preparedness-Flash/River Floods <ul><li>Flood Plain </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Insurance </li></ul><ul>...
Response-Flash/River Floods <ul><li>Prevent Injuries  </li></ul><ul><li>Scene Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Utilities/lines act...
Recovery-Flash/River Floods <ul><li>Inventory Situation </li></ul><ul><li>Medical/Mental Care </li></ul><ul><li>Shelter/Fo...
Landslides <ul><li>Millions each year </li></ul><ul><li>Roads along creek beds </li></ul><ul><li>Soil type in Clermont </l...
The beginning-Landslide
Mitigation/Preparedness-Landslides <ul><li>Know Soil types </li></ul><ul><li>Understand slope failures </li></ul><ul><li>S...
Response-Landslides <ul><li>Caution/hard rains </li></ul><ul><li>Call for assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Do not drive across...
Recovery-Landslides <ul><li>Very costly </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering studies </li></ul><ul><li>Best solutions </li></ul><...
Recovery-Landslides County Engineers Webpage <ul><li>2006 Construction: Finished Projects by Township  </li></ul><ul><li>$...
ICE/Winter STORMS <ul><li>2004 </li></ul><ul><li>No power </li></ul><ul><li>No Heat </li></ul><ul><li>Frozen Pipes </li></...
Mitigation-Ice/Winter Storms <ul><li>Generator </li></ul><ul><li>Pipe Protection </li></ul><ul><li>Alternative Heat </li><...
Preparedness-Ice/Winter Storms <ul><li>You have time </li></ul><ul><li>Alert Radio </li></ul><ul><li>Batteries </li></ul><...
Response-Ice/Winter Storms <ul><li>Prevent Injuries  </li></ul><ul><li>Safety/slip/falls </li></ul><ul><li>Utilities/lines...
Recovery-Ice/Winter Storms <ul><li>Days to weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Utilities </li></ul><ul><li>Trees </li></ul><ul><li>Str...
Wind/Straight Line <ul><li>More often </li></ul><ul><li>Spring/summer </li></ul><ul><li>Very damaging </li></ul><ul><li>Ca...
Mitigation-Wind <ul><li>Proper anchors/awnings </li></ul><ul><li>Remove overhang/trees </li></ul><ul><li>Roof in good shap...
Preparedness-WIND <ul><li>Check structural integrity </li></ul><ul><li>Remove things of value </li></ul><ul><li>Plan activ...
Response-Wind <ul><li>Stay inside until storm passes </li></ul><ul><li>Prevent Injuries  </li></ul><ul><li>Scene Safety </...
June 18, 2007  Drought Warning  <ul><ul><li>Weather service says southern Ohio drought is worsening  </li></ul></ul><ul><l...
Drought/Heat <ul><li>1988 & 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Foundations </li></ul><ul><li>Shrubbery </li></ul><ul><li>Animals </li>...
Mitigation-Drought/Heat <ul><li>Hydration  </li></ul><ul><li>Clear landscaping </li></ul><ul><li>Soaker hoses </li></ul><u...
Preparedness-Drought/Heat <ul><li>To Go Kits </li></ul><ul><li>Extra Water </li></ul><ul><li>Cotton/light colored Clothing...
Response-Drought/Heat <ul><li>Early Intervention </li></ul><ul><li>Medical/Mental </li></ul><ul><li>Fans/light clothing </...
Recovery-Drought/Heat <ul><li>Prevent Injuries  </li></ul><ul><li>Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Utilities/lines active </li></u...
Pandemic Influenza <ul><li>At least three occurrences in the 1900’s </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1918 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Mitigation-Pandemic Exercises: Give neighborhood residents an opportunity to learn the importance of working together when...
<ul><li>Pandemic Pandemonium  </li></ul><ul><li>A Neighborhood Tabletop Exercise </li></ul><ul><li>April 21 2007 </li></ul...
Preparedness-Pandemic <ul><li>Annual Flu shots </li></ul><ul><li>Wash hands </li></ul><ul><li>Cover Mouth and Nose </li></...
Response and Recovery/Pandemic <ul><li>Do not panic </li></ul><ul><li>Follow Public Health information </li></ul><ul><li>W...
One Plan: I  C  E <ul><li>Cell Phone </li></ul><ul><li>Place in pre-programmed numbers </li></ul><ul><li>IN CASE EMERGENCY...
Weather Spotter Training <ul><li>Annual Training </li></ul><ul><li>National Weather Service </li></ul><ul><li>Citizens </l...
C.E.R.T.  C. A. R. T.  M.R.C  V.R.C  ?  <ul><li>Community Emergency Response Teams </li></ul><ul><li>Tri-State County Anim...
Tornadoes, Floods & Ice Storms OH MY! By Beth Nevel Public Safety Director Clermont County, Ohio June 27, 2007
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Tornadoes, floods and ice storms oh my

  1. 2. <ul><li>Quarterly Membership Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><li>Most likely emergency/hazardous events </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership between County and citizens </li></ul><ul><li>Your role in these emergencies </li></ul>
  2. 3. Tornadoes, Floods & Ice Storms OH MY! By Beth Nevel Public Safety Director Clermont County, Ohio
  3. 4. “ OH ” is for Ohio Hazards <ul><li>Tornado </li></ul><ul><li>Flood/Flash </li></ul><ul><li>Ice/Winter storms </li></ul><ul><li>Wind </li></ul><ul><li>Land slide </li></ul><ul><li>Earthquake </li></ul><ul><li>Domestic and Foreign Terrorism </li></ul><ul><li>Pandemic </li></ul><ul><li>Drought/Heat </li></ul>
  4. 5. “ MY ” is for Me and You <ul><li>ME: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What does the County do in an emergency </li></ul></ul><ul><li>YOU: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What should you be doing in an emergency </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. Tornado(s) <ul><li>1997 and 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>What season (s)? </li></ul><ul><li>What conditions? </li></ul><ul><li>Alerts? </li></ul><ul><li>Mitigation </li></ul><ul><li>Preparedness </li></ul><ul><li>Response </li></ul><ul><li>Recovery </li></ul>
  6. 7. Mitigation-Tornado <ul><li>Type of construction </li></ul><ul><li>Basements </li></ul><ul><li>Safe Rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Safe Places </li></ul><ul><li>Alert Radios </li></ul><ul><li>Generators </li></ul><ul><li>To Go Kits </li></ul><ul><li>Communication Plan </li></ul>
  7. 8. Preparedness-Tornado <ul><li>Family Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Batteries </li></ul><ul><li>Weather Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>CERT </li></ul><ul><li>Weather Spotter </li></ul>
  8. 9. Response-Tornado <ul><li>Prevent Injuries </li></ul><ul><li>Scene Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Utilities/lines active </li></ul><ul><li>Raining/Darkness </li></ul><ul><li>Disoriented </li></ul><ul><li>Surreal/Stunned </li></ul><ul><li>Poor decision making </li></ul><ul><li>Accept help/family </li></ul>
  9. 10. Recovery-Tornado <ul><li>Inventory Situation </li></ul><ul><li>Medical/Mental Care </li></ul><ul><li>Shelter/Food </li></ul><ul><li>Medicines </li></ul><ul><li>Children/Seniors </li></ul><ul><li>Not normal </li></ul><ul><li>Months to years </li></ul><ul><li>Rebuild life </li></ul>
  10. 11. Flash Floods <ul><li>2001 </li></ul><ul><li>In pockets </li></ul><ul><li>2-Thunder storms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>6PM then 11PM </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Warnings issued </li></ul><ul><li>Power Outages </li></ul><ul><li>Houses </li></ul><ul><li>Basements </li></ul><ul><li>Autos </li></ul>
  11. 12. River Floods <ul><li>Ohio/Little Miami </li></ul><ul><li>1997 Ohio River </li></ul><ul><ul><li>50 Year event </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 Townships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 Villages </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hundreds displaced </li></ul><ul><li>8 million dollars </li></ul><ul><li>No life loss </li></ul><ul><li>Many injuries </li></ul>
  12. 13. Mitigation-Flash/River Floods <ul><li>Post Event </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Community input </li></ul><ul><li>FEMA Grant </li></ul><ul><li>Voluntary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sell </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elevate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flood Proof </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do Nothing </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. Preparedness-Flash/River Floods <ul><li>Flood Plain </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Mitigation </li></ul><ul><li>Community Plans </li></ul><ul><li>Situational Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>When to act </li></ul>
  14. 15. Response-Flash/River Floods <ul><li>Prevent Injuries </li></ul><ul><li>Scene Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Utilities/lines active </li></ul><ul><li>Raining/Darkness </li></ul><ul><li>Disoriented </li></ul><ul><li>Surreal/Stunned </li></ul><ul><li>Poor decision making </li></ul><ul><li>Accept help/family </li></ul>
  15. 16. Recovery-Flash/River Floods <ul><li>Inventory Situation </li></ul><ul><li>Medical/Mental Care </li></ul><ul><li>Shelter/Food </li></ul><ul><li>Medicines </li></ul><ul><li>Children/Seniors </li></ul><ul><li>Not normal/cleanup </li></ul><ul><li>Months to years </li></ul><ul><li>Rebuild life </li></ul>
  16. 17. Landslides <ul><li>Millions each year </li></ul><ul><li>Roads along creek beds </li></ul><ul><li>Soil type in Clermont </li></ul><ul><li>House/structural slippage is rare in this County </li></ul><ul><li>Long construction </li></ul><ul><li>Long detours </li></ul>
  17. 18. The beginning-Landslide
  18. 19. Mitigation/Preparedness-Landslides <ul><li>Know Soil types </li></ul><ul><li>Understand slope failures </li></ul><ul><li>Soil boring pre-construction </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Foundations </li></ul>
  19. 20. Response-Landslides <ul><li>Caution/hard rains </li></ul><ul><li>Call for assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Do not drive across </li></ul><ul><li>Slippage can take days </li></ul><ul><li>Detours will be set </li></ul><ul><li>Expect traffic delays </li></ul>
  20. 21. Recovery-Landslides <ul><li>Very costly </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering studies </li></ul><ul><li>Best solutions </li></ul><ul><li>All are a bit different </li></ul><ul><li>Stabilization </li></ul><ul><li>Anchoring </li></ul><ul><li>Foundations </li></ul>
  21. 22. Recovery-Landslides County Engineers Webpage <ul><li>2006 Construction: Finished Projects by Township </li></ul><ul><li>$ 1, 190,777 </li></ul><ul><li>Bradbury-Pierce Landslide Repair </li></ul><ul><li>Locust Corner- Pierce Landslide Repair </li></ul><ul><li>Neville-P-Schhouse -Washington Landslide Repair </li></ul><ul><li>Nordyke Slide-Pierce Landslide Repair </li></ul><ul><li>Stonelick-Williams Corner-Stonelick Landslide Repair </li></ul><ul><li>Twelve Mile -Ohio Landslide Repair   </li></ul>
  22. 23. ICE/Winter STORMS <ul><li>2004 </li></ul><ul><li>No power </li></ul><ul><li>No Heat </li></ul><ul><li>Frozen Pipes </li></ul><ul><li>Road conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Medicines </li></ul><ul><li>Food </li></ul><ul><li>Work </li></ul>
  23. 24. Mitigation-Ice/Winter Storms <ul><li>Generator </li></ul><ul><li>Pipe Protection </li></ul><ul><li>Alternative Heat </li></ul><ul><li>To Go Kits </li></ul><ul><li>Water </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Plan </li></ul>
  24. 25. Preparedness-Ice/Winter Storms <ul><li>You have time </li></ul><ul><li>Alert Radio </li></ul><ul><li>Batteries </li></ul><ul><li>Fuel/Heat </li></ul><ul><li>Medicines </li></ul><ul><li>Food </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Work Alternatives </li></ul>
  25. 26. Response-Ice/Winter Storms <ul><li>Prevent Injuries </li></ul><ul><li>Safety/slip/falls </li></ul><ul><li>Utilities/lines active </li></ul><ul><li>Cold/Darkness </li></ul><ul><li>Disoriented/Lonely </li></ul><ul><li>Poor decision making </li></ul><ul><li>Accept help/family </li></ul><ul><li>Warming Shelter </li></ul>
  26. 27. Recovery-Ice/Winter Storms <ul><li>Days to weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Utilities </li></ul><ul><li>Trees </li></ul><ul><li>Structural Damage </li></ul><ul><li>Pipes </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Schools/Work Place Readiness </li></ul>
  27. 28. Wind/Straight Line <ul><li>More often </li></ul><ul><li>Spring/summer </li></ul><ul><li>Very damaging </li></ul><ul><li>Can be heavy damages </li></ul><ul><li>Many think tornado </li></ul><ul><li>Damage patterns </li></ul><ul><li>NWS radar reviews </li></ul><ul><li>Does it make a difference? </li></ul>
  28. 29. Mitigation-Wind <ul><li>Proper anchors/awnings </li></ul><ul><li>Remove overhang/trees </li></ul><ul><li>Roof in good shape </li></ul><ul><li>Lawn furniture put up </li></ul><ul><li>BBQ grill secured </li></ul><ul><li>Proper flag pole size </li></ul><ul><li>Report sagging lines </li></ul>
  29. 30. Preparedness-WIND <ul><li>Check structural integrity </li></ul><ul><li>Remove things of value </li></ul><ul><li>Plan activities indoors </li></ul><ul><li>Bring in pets </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure pet houses are secured </li></ul><ul><li>Stay away from windows </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare for power outage </li></ul>
  30. 31. Response-Wind <ul><li>Stay inside until storm passes </li></ul><ul><li>Prevent Injuries </li></ul><ul><li>Scene Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Utilities/lines active </li></ul><ul><li>Raining/Darkness </li></ul><ul><li>Team work when clearing debris </li></ul>
  31. 32. June 18, 2007 Drought Warning <ul><ul><li>Weather service says southern Ohio drought is worsening </li></ul></ul><ul><li>In the map on the left, the areas that are darkest brown are those with the lowest percentage of their normal precipitation in the last 90 days. </li></ul><ul><li>In the map on the right, the areas that are lightest blue are those with the lowest total rainfall in the last 90 days. </li></ul><ul><li>The National Weather Service says a moderate drought across southern Ohio is deepening, with rainfall since March 1 running 4 to 6 inches below normal south of Interstate 70. </li></ul><ul><li>Far southern Ohio and northern Kentucky are running 7 to 8 inches below normal for rainfall during that 3½-month period, according to a Weather Service report. </li></ul><ul><li>The National Climate Predictions Center forecasts near-normal rainfall in the next eight to 14 days. </li></ul>
  32. 33. Drought/Heat <ul><li>1988 & 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Foundations </li></ul><ul><li>Shrubbery </li></ul><ul><li>Animals </li></ul><ul><li>Crops </li></ul><ul><li>Water Restrictions </li></ul><ul><li>Wildland Fires </li></ul><ul><li>Lightning </li></ul>
  33. 34. Mitigation-Drought/Heat <ul><li>Hydration </li></ul><ul><li>Clear landscaping </li></ul><ul><li>Soaker hoses </li></ul><ul><li>Resistant shrubbery </li></ul><ul><li>Heat tolerant housing </li></ul><ul><li>Insulation </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Seniors/Children </li></ul>
  34. 35. Preparedness-Drought/Heat <ul><li>To Go Kits </li></ul><ul><li>Extra Water </li></ul><ul><li>Cotton/light colored Clothing </li></ul><ul><li>Fans </li></ul><ul><li>Minimize Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor Children/Seniors </li></ul><ul><li>Eat Light/no alcohol </li></ul><ul><li>Animals/fresh water/shade </li></ul>
  35. 36. Response-Drought/Heat <ul><li>Early Intervention </li></ul><ul><li>Medical/Mental </li></ul><ul><li>Fans/light clothing </li></ul><ul><li>Limit Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Limit electric </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of liquids </li></ul><ul><li>Eat Light/Rest </li></ul><ul><li>Cooling Centers </li></ul>
  36. 37. Recovery-Drought/Heat <ul><li>Prevent Injuries </li></ul><ul><li>Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Utilities/lines active </li></ul><ul><li>Disoriented </li></ul><ul><li>Surreal/Stunned </li></ul><ul><li>Poor decision making </li></ul><ul><li>Accept help/family </li></ul>
  37. 38. Pandemic Influenza <ul><li>At least three occurrences in the 1900’s </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1918 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1957-58 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1968-69 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Public Health District is the lead agency </li></ul><ul><li>Pandemic Influenza Response Plan – 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Not seasonal flu </li></ul><ul><li>May attack up to 30% of population </li></ul>
  38. 39. Mitigation-Pandemic Exercises: Give neighborhood residents an opportunity to learn the importance of working together when an influenza pandemic strikes. Work within your neighborhood setting to undertake coordination of activities such as neighborhood volunteer assessment, health care planning and preparedness, influenza pandemic response and recovery.
  39. 40. <ul><li>Pandemic Pandemonium </li></ul><ul><li>A Neighborhood Tabletop Exercise </li></ul><ul><li>April 21 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise - Mission </li></ul><ul><li>With the mission of bringing neighborhood residents together to work through how individuals and families residing within a neighborhood should collectively help the neighborhood plan and prepare for, respond to, recover from and mitigate the effects of an INFLUENZA PANDEMIC , the following organizations undertook the coordination of this very unique disaster exercise. </li></ul><ul><li>Capital Area Chapter of the American Red Cross </li></ul><ul><li>Capital Area Citizen Corps </li></ul><ul><li>Capital Area Medical Reserve Corps </li></ul><ul><li>City of Tallahassee </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fire Department </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Police Department </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Council of Neighborhood Associations </li></ul><ul><li>Leon County </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Department </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sheriff's Office </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sheriff's Office Division of Emergency Management Department </li></ul></ul><ul><li>North Florida Regional Domestic Security Task Force </li></ul>
  40. 41. Preparedness-Pandemic <ul><li>Annual Flu shots </li></ul><ul><li>Wash hands </li></ul><ul><li>Cover Mouth and Nose </li></ul><ul><li>Stay away from sick </li></ul><ul><li>Do not work if sick </li></ul><ul><li>Wash hands </li></ul><ul><li>Wash hands………………. </li></ul>
  41. 42. Response and Recovery/Pandemic <ul><li>Do not panic </li></ul><ul><li>Follow Public Health information </li></ul><ul><li>Wash hands </li></ul><ul><li>Wash hands </li></ul><ul><li>Stay home until you are well </li></ul><ul><li>Wash hands </li></ul><ul><li>Wash hands……………………………. </li></ul>
  42. 43. One Plan: I C E <ul><li>Cell Phone </li></ul><ul><li>Place in pre-programmed numbers </li></ul><ul><li>IN CASE EMERGENCY </li></ul>
  43. 44. Weather Spotter Training <ul><li>Annual Training </li></ul><ul><li>National Weather Service </li></ul><ul><li>Citizens </li></ul><ul><li>Organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Spotter reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Identification # </li></ul><ul><li>All seasons </li></ul>
  44. 45. C.E.R.T. C. A. R. T. M.R.C V.R.C ? <ul><li>Community Emergency Response Teams </li></ul><ul><li>Tri-State County Animal Response Teams </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Reserve Corps </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer Reception Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Citizens </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Volunteers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help yourself and others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some have deployed via FEMA </li></ul></ul>
  45. 46. Tornadoes, Floods & Ice Storms OH MY! By Beth Nevel Public Safety Director Clermont County, Ohio June 27, 2007
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