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AARP Operation Emergency Prepare (Video)

Hank Greenberg is the Maryland state director for the AARP and his organization is partnering with Pepco and other emergency management types to remind residents about the importance of being prepared for summer storms. Find out more in this MyMCmedia extra:

Visit AARP’s Operation Emergency Prepare for information on helping your community be prepared for an emergency.
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Why You Need a Summer Storm Kit (Video)

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Pepco is partnering with local organizations, including the American Red Cross, National Weather Service, AARP, and local emergency management officials to encourage residents to prepare for severe storms this summer before they strike our area. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Related:

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AARP Operation Emergency Prepare (Video)

photo of Hank Greenberg, State Director of AARP Maryland

Hank Greenberg is the Maryland state director for the AARP and his organization is partnering with Pepco and other emergency management types to remind residents about the importance of being prepared for summer storms. Find out more in this MyMCmedia extra: Visit AARP’s Operation Emergency Prepare for information on helping your community be prepared for […]

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Hurricanes and the Four Threats You Need to Know About (Video)

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The National Weather Service’s Chris Strong recently talked about the importance of being weather ready and the four threats that hurricanes can bring to our region. Related:

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American Red Cross CEO: "Make a Plan" (Video)

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Disasters happen more often than you think. That’s the word from CEO Linda Mathes, of the American Red Cross, who says it is important to prepare for the summer storm season and other emergencies before they happen. Nationally, she said the Red Cross responds to 70,000 disasters a year. She said most of those disasters […]

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Pepco's Restoration Process (Video)

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In this MyMCMedia extra, Pepco’s Emergency Preparedness Manager Pete Pedersen tells us how the utility prioritizes restoration during a power outage.  Pedersen says severe weather is not the only cause of power outages. For example, he said a downed tree or a limb on a wire, wild animals, equipment failure and car accidents can result […]

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Pepco Urges Customers to be Prepared (Video)

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In this MyMCMedia extra, Pepco President Donna Cooper reminds customers of the potential of severe summer weather and stresses the importance of being prepared. She also shares what Pepco is doing to get ready for the summer storm season. Take a look: The 2014 hurricane season began on June 1. Customers can find additional storm […]

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Why is Pepco Frying a Hotdog on This Power Line? (Video)

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In this MyMCMedia extra, learn about the dangers of a downed, live wire or powerline and the safety precautions taken during the restoration process of a power outage. Pepco’s Emergency Preparedness Manager Pete Pedersen narrates this demonstration. For more information, visit Pepco’s website. Related:

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Sonya Burke

About Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.

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