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Disaster Recovery Hour Discusses Disaster Preparedness In Today’s Economy

The U.S. Economic Crisis And State Budget Cuts Threaten States' Ability To Respond To Natural And Man-Made Disasters. People, Now More Than Ever, Need To Be Prepared For Disaster.

Dec. 19, 2010 - PRLog -- Host Chris Plunkett on The Disaster Recovery Hour, which airs weekly on Saturday mornings at 7am on am 970 The Apple, continues to raise awareness of the importance of disaster preparedness. Mr. Plunkett realizes “committing resources to mitigating disaster that may or may not occur can be a hard sell, but in this economy can be more important than ever”.

Plunkett, joined by guest Michael Venetis, founder of thepreproom.net, urged the listening audience to get prepared with the emphasis on self reliance. “It’s so important for people to be self sufficient and to not rely on anybody”. “It’s kind of a scary thing, we think that if there’s some kind of disaster in our area, that help is on it’s way and that’s not always the case. Eventually somebody comes, but the problem is sometimes they just can’t get there quick enough” stated Mr. Venetis. Referring to Hurricane Katrina, Mr. Venetis said “we just didn’ t get there quick enough”. He points out people must consider there could be disasters that prevent help from getting to them. And in today’s economy when they do get to you, what kind of assistance can they afford to provide? That’s a lot to leave to chance.

During the one-hour broadcast they talked about a variety of topics, such as: affordable ways to get prepared, automobile emergency kits, and how our economy affects how we prepare. Both men admittedly have found themselves unprepared and have dealt with the consequences, making them more passionate about spreading the word. Chris Plunkett asks the listeners: “if you had to evacuate your home right now what would you need and where is it?” Mr. Venetis’ website the preproom.net offers smart well thought out disaster kits which can include food, water, communication devices, sanitation, first aid and many other emergency supplies, so your kit can be customized. They offer some suggestions on how to put together kits “on the cheap” and stress most importantly the message is to be better prepared and protected before disaster strikes!

The Disaster Recovery Hour airs on am 970 The Apple Saturdays at 7AM and can also be heard directly at the website at: http://www.cppems.com/radio/index.html. The Disaster Recovery Hour with Chris Plunkett discusses and provides information on Prevention, Preparedness and Protocols surrounding disasters large and small. Through interviews, with professionals that have first hand experience and expertise dealing with emergencies such as fires, floods, storms, and power outages,
The Disaster Recovery Hour provides steps to preparedness, recovery and restoration, with examples of actual Disasters and how Recovery was achieved.

A Podcast of the show is available free and can be emailed to you  by subscribing at the website: http://www.cppems.com/drhfeed.xml

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CPP . . . Masters in all disciplines of emergency services and restorations for over 20 years. When disaster enters your life CPP restores your property and your peace of mind.

It takes a certain type of person to work in the emergency services and restoration industry. Chris Plunkett's team of highly trained professionals has witnessed most disaster scenarios including the large scale disasters such as Katrina and 911. Chris Plunkett along with his team of experts, went on air with The Disaster Recovery Hour to reach out and spread disaster recovery news, preparedness advice and sources for assistance, before and after a disaster. His experience has taught him keeping the knowledge, planning, preparedness and connections current makes all the difference when a disaster strikes. Follow Chris Plunkett from Crisis to Recovery.

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Source:Carrie Moraites
Location:New York City - New York - United States
Industry:Entertainment, Family, Travel
Tags:Disaster Recovery Hour, Disaster Radio, Cpp Emergency Services, Fire, Earthquake, Tornado, M. Venetis, Preparedness
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