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Preparedness Tip #3: Stay Informed!

Staying informed is a key ingredient in keeping you prepared. Learn which disasters or emergencies may occur in your neighborhood, and the best actions to take during each kind of emergency. Examples of potential hazards in the Washoe County region include earthquakes, wildfires, flooding, severe storms, disease outbreaks, and avalanches. To learn more, visit: http://www.washoecounty.us/em/hazards.html […]

Continue Reading | posted October 1, 2012 in Disaster Preparedness
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Preparedness Tip #2: Make an Emergency Plan!

Whether it’s a flood, an earthquake, a wildfire or a power outage, when any emergency threatens, there’s not a lot of time to act. Planning ahead of time will help household members take the right steps during an emergency, and in some cases this could mean the difference between life and death. Consider the following […]

Continue Reading | posted September 18, 2012 in Disaster Preparedness
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Preparedness Tip #1: Make an Emergency Kit!

An emergency kit is simply a collection of basic items you may need in the event of an emergency. The items in this kit will be necessary if you will need to shelter-in-place or evacuate. Assemble your kit well in advance of an emergency, and update annually. Store supplies in an easy-to-carry containers, such as […]

Continue Reading | posted September 18, 2012 in Disaster Preparedness

Neighborhood Watch News – July 27, 2012

July 27, 2012: Current Incidents & Current Newsletter Dear Residents, We want to keep you informed regarding two different categories: A summary of suspicious activities Access to the latest edition of the Washoe County Sheriff’s Newsletter Suspicious Activities: The door-to-door solicitors are back!!! We first received word that a persistent young man was offering cleaning […]

Continue Reading | posted July 29, 2012 in Recent Incidents
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Neighborhood Watch Program

Neighborhood Watch Alerts & Updates… If you’d like to receive email notifications from our HVHA Neighborhood Watch Program, we welcome your participation. Registration is free and HVHA membership is not required. We offer it as a separate service to build a safer, stronger community. If you’re already on the NWP mailing list and have been […]

Continue Reading | posted December 12, 2010 in Neighborhood Watch