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Communities cooperate to prepare for emergencies

Cooperation is essential when disaster strikes a community. Without the ability to work together and effectively communicate, the consequences of catastrophes can be exacerbated. Two communities have recently made efforts to strengthen disaster preparedness through local programs. By cooperating with each other, members will be able to minimize the negative outcomes of potentially destructive crises.

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States opening new emergency centers

Many states are increasing their emergency preparedness efforts to help minimize risks. By implementing new resources, local governments hope to ensure the safety of citizens throughout their regions. Some states have gone so far as to build disaster centers so that agencies will understand what needs to be done to aid in recovery efforts. The following is a look at some of the new disaster hubs built around the United States.

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Climate change may lead to more tornadoes

A new report shows that climate change may result inenhanced tornado generation. According to a study published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, "elevated greenhouse forcing" will lead to "increases in the occurrence of severe thunderstorm environments over the eastern United States," which can create optimal conditions for tornadoes

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Colorado hit by massive flooding

In some cases, situations align and result in major catastrophes. This was the case in Colorado as a number of events led to massive flooding that devastated a significant portion of the state, displacing countless people and causing massive damage.

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Slow year for tornadoes does not mean to stop preparedness efforts

Tornadoes pose significant threats to everything and everyone who stands in their path. The violent storms can tear homes from their foundations and fling cars miles down the road. Luckily, the United States has seen the number of tornadoes drop in 2013. 

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Omnilert's Ara Bagdasarian to Speak at TEDxAshburn

Omnilert, LLC announced CEO Ara H. Bagdasarian will be a speaker at the 2013 TEDxAshburn event on Saturday, September 28, 2013. His talk is titled, "Harnessing Intellectual Lightning to Power a Brighter Future." TEDxAshburn brings together innovators and explorers. They encourage curiosity and collaboration. TEDxAshburn 2013 features some of the most captivating speakers sharing their passions, wisdom and "Power of Everyone" ideas. TEDxAshburn is committed to acting locally and making a global difference.

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