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"Stories From the Trenches"
Author: Thaler-Carter, Ruth E.
Published In: Emergency Preparedness
Date: 1992

Examines how several campuses coped with emergencies, emphazing the importance of good communication before and during a crisis, ongoing emergency training, and emergency drills.  Covers emergency planning at Michigan State University in East Lansing, which has experienced floods; emergency preparedness at Montana State University in Bozeman, which has experienced freezing temperatures with wind chills of -100 degrees F; protecting special facilities at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland; preparation and response to Hurricane Hugo at Brunswick College, The Citadel, the Medical University of South Carolina, and Clemson University; earthquake preparations at Golden Gate University in San Francisco; tornado preparedness at Washburn University at Topeka, Kansas; and lessons learned from each.

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