Monthly Archives: February 2017

February Hazard of the Month: Levee Safety

Many Tulsans do not know about the levee system surrounding the West Tulsa community in the Eugene Field area south of the river, the Charles Page area north of the river, and the Sand Springs area between Highway 412 and … Continue reading

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Oklahoma City: A Story of How Patriotism Becomes Radicalism

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Building in Tornado-Prone Areas

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Oklahoma Stormwater Infrastructure

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Building Resilience in Tulsa

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February Key Message: Avoid flood-prone areas when taking shelter during tornado event

Seven members of a Guatemalan family in northwest Oklahoma City left their home and sought shelter in a storm drain during a tornado warning on May 31, 2013. All seven died in rushing floodwaters. Tornadoes are dangerous, but the severe … Continue reading

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Working In Neighborhoods Department Receives Award for Tornado Recovery Efforts

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Do1Thing Business February Message: Essential Business Functions

A lot happens in your business every day. Some activities can be suspended, and some can’t. Prioritize which business functions are critical to the continued operation of your business in a disaster. Identify what functions can be delayed (and for … Continue reading

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Do1Thing February Preparedness Message: Water

Providing a safe supply of drinking water for your household during a disaster is essential. If you buy commercially bottled water, it should be replaced once a year, you should also store your water in a cool, dark place to … Continue reading

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