Is your neighborhood prepared for an emergency? Mid-fall, after wildfire season and before winter storms hit, is a good time to assess your neighborhood’s readiness, and a key part of preparing is learning how. As part of a three days of preparedness online event called BRACE, Building Readiness for Action in Crisis and Emergencies, Bainbridge … More BP’s Scott James Stresses Key Role of Neighborhoods in Community Emergency Prep.
If you felt a quake at 10:15 a.m. today, October 15, 2020, don’t worry: It was only your neighbors ducking and covering. Although there was no earthquake, thousands of people across the state participated this morning in the annual Great ShakeOut drill, designed to prepare people to react quickly and effectively in the event of … More Did You Feel That Quake?
We’re often asked for by others throughout the country how to recreate the Bainbridge Prepares organizational model in your own town or urban neighborhood. With that in mind our Founder Scott James recorded the below video with our suggested best practices and the lessons we’ve learned over the past nine years. If you are interested … More Community Preparedness: Love, not Fear
The National CERT Association created National CERT Week, September 21-27, to recognize the efforts of Community Emergency Response Teams all over the country. As part of the celebration, which coincides with National Preparedness Month, CERT teams are asked to share memories from their years of operation. The first CERT team was created in 1986 with … More Happy CERT Week! Community Emergency Response Teams Share Memories
Currents Magazine, the Arts and Humanities Bainbridge monthly culture publication, recently interviewed Bainbridge Prepares founder Scott James about emergency prep and our upcoming Virtual Day of Preparedness on September 26, from 10 am to 2 pm via Zoom. James told AHB staff that the biggest threat to our community is “Complacency, whether it relates to mask … More “Our Biggest Threat Is Complacency”: BP’s Scott James Talks to Currents