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July 30, 2011 Minot ND RC Journal

I haven’t stayed in touch because: NO time & data connectivity problems, here in Minot ND…..I have difficulty finding wifi signals. So, sometimes I only have phone but no data package services. My new expensive BB is not cooperating (I … Continue reading

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Minot ND July 2011Red Cross

LIONS, TIGERS, & Tornadoes, Oh my! 7/15/11. Day four, & our 1st BIG scare arrived at 3 am this morning, with a loud call for “we have an emergency, all available Mass Care & Health Services are needed immediately”; 400 … Continue reading

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Hurricane Floyd, 1999 – Mental Health Disaster Response

WESTERN STATE HOSPITAL DISASTER RESPONSE FRANKLIN, VIRGINIA    SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 1999 GO TEAM NARRATIVE REPORT Pat Higgins, Christy Cacciapaglia, Allison Bell, and I, all social workers, represented the GO TEAM from WSH, following significant flooding in eastern Virginia, caused by Hurricane Floyd. … Continue reading

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1985 Virginia Election Day Flood, Waynesboro/Augusta Co

At the time of the flood, we lived smack dab in the middle of a flood plain, in the beautiful neighborhood of Club Court, in Waynesboro (Augusta Co), Va. Raising four children, in a lovely area of homes on cul … Continue reading

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2009 Mother’s Day Floods, Gilbert, West VA

GILBERT West Virginia, Logan Co., Mother’s Day Floods May 2009     I am home, essentially because the motel “kicked us out”, & we had no where to go. The ATV/4-wheeler festival is taking place, regardless of the recent flood. ARC … Continue reading

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Red Cross Journal Notes: LOGAN COUNTY WEST VIRGINIA FLOODS 6/12/10

LOGAN COUNTY WEST VIRGINIA FLOODS 6/12/10 Subject: Red Cross Journal Notes, DR 112-10, Logan Co WVA 6/28/10 We are presently in the midst of a flash flood warning covering the entire flood area; I am working this deployment, in Client … Continue reading

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Journal Notes Red Cross last note from Memphis 5/31/2010

Subject: Journal Notes Red Cross last note from Memphis 5/31/2010 Hi family & friends, Yes, I am flying home tomorrow, Mon. I miss my family, the animals, Blue Ridge Mountains, & our green Shenandoah Valley. This deployment well suited my … Continue reading

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