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|8/3/2009||General Information||Western States Endurance Run
The Western States Endurance Run is one of the oldest ultra trail events in the world and certainly one of the most challenging.
The Run is conducted along the Western States Trail starting at Squaw Valley, California, and ending in Auburn, California, a total of 100 miles. The trail ascends from the Squaw Valley floor (elevation 6,200 feet) to Emigrant Pass (elevation 8,750 feet), a climb of 2,550 vertical feet in the first 4˝ miles. From the pass, following the original trails used by the gold and silver miners of the 1850’s, runners travel west, climbing another 15,540 feet and descending 22,970 feet before reaching Auburn.
Most of the trail passes through remote and rugged territory, accessible only to hikers, horses and helicopters.
Due to the remoteness and inaccessibility of the trail, the Western States Endurance Run differs substantially from other organized runs. Adequate mental and physical preparation are of utmost importance to each runner, for the mountains, although beautiful, are relentless in their challenge and unforgiving to the ill-prepared.
|6/15/2009||General Information||AMBER Ready
The AMBER Ready Program protects families with children of all ages. The AMBER Ready Program enables parents to create, store and lock their children's Alert Profiles in parent’s wireless phones. Should a child become missing, police can transmit the Alert Profile in minutes, instead of hours.
This was featured on KCRA 3: http://www.kcra.com/video/19757178/index.html
|6/15/2009||Emergency Preparedness||USB Solar Charging 4-Port Hub
The USB Solar Charging 4-Port Hub is not only a USB 4-Port Hub, but also a solar charger. It comes with six mobile phone connectors that can recharge most known mobile phone types and USB interfacing digital products. This solar charger can be recharged through direct sunlight, AC power or car power. It is convenient for you to take along with when you are out on business, on travel, on a long journey on bus or ship, etc. It is a portable, environmentally-friendly, lightweight, durable and versatile solar charging product.
Courtesy of Lifehacker.com: http://www.lifehacker.com
Welcome to Data.gov
The purpose of Data.gov is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. Although the initial launch of Data.gov provides a limited portion of the rich variety of Federal datasets presently available, we invite you to actively participate in shaping the future of Data.gov by suggesting additional datasets and site enhancements to provide seamless access and use of your Federal data. Visit today with us, but come back often. With your help, Data.gov will continue to grow and change in the weeks, months, and years ahead.
|Points of Dispensing Training
Points Of Dispensing Training (POD)
With the current outbreak of swine flu, this training could become important.
There are three Points Of Dispensing Training on-line classes:
- INTRO TO POD OPERATIONS
- POD COMMAND STAFF
- POD MANAGERS
Points of Dispensing are locations throughout the County which could be used to distribute medications in the event of a health emergency. The Yolo County Health Department has developed this series of free online classes to teach volunteers how to assist in POD function
|4/24/2009||Be Prepared- Fire||Welcome to the CAL FIRE Fire and Resource Assessment Program
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection's Fire and Resource Assessment Program (FRAP) provides a variety of products including the Forest and Range Assessment, a detailed report on California’s forests and rangelands. FRAP provides extensive technical and public information for statewide fire threat, fire hazard, watersheds, socio-economic conditions, environmental indicators, and forest-related climate change. Much of this information involves Geographic Information System (GIS) analysis, tables, maps, data and calculation tools that are available on this website.
|MAPIX-M - FEMA Region IX Coordination SIte
The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration's Hazard Mapping Division maintains and updates the National Flood Insurance Program maps. FEMA is working with local communities and other agencies to tap into their mapping expertise as it applies to flood maps.
This site provides scheduling information, calendars of events, meeting minutes, scoping information, and general project information for various studies in FEMA Region IX. A link to a secure collaborative website is also provided to facilitate communication and coordination between FEMA Region IX and MAPIX-M.
|4/12/2009||Be Prepared- Flood
|MAPIX-M - Region IX Coordination Site -- Yolo County, CA
FEMA has posted updated information regarding the flood zones for Yolo County. These maps are preliminary and subject to change without notice.
The California Health Alert Network (CAHAN) is the State of California’s web-based information and communications system available on a 24/7/365 basis for distribution of health alerts, dissemination of prevention guidelines, coordination of disease investigation efforts, preparedness planning, and other initiatives that strengthen state and local preparedness. CAHAN participants have the ability to receive alerts and notifications via alphanumeric pager, e-mail, fax, and phone (cellular and landline).
|Be Prepared California
California's Department of Public Health Website that provides useful links and information on how to be prepared for an emergency.