This em4SF Blog comes to us by way of Westchester County, New York, where our Deputy Director Rob Dudgeon and a team of fellow DEM’ers have been deployed to help the Westchester County Department of Emergency Services support its community’s recovery from Hurricane Sandy. In this Blog, Rob Dudgeon shares his thoughts and observations about team’s first day on the job.
When Sandy hit the East Coast, San Francisco offered to send staff to help out, knowing all too well that within a couple of days local personnel would be exhausted and need relief in their operations centers.
The call came just as we wrapped up October, putting another Giants victory and celebration into the history books. By the time everything was officially planned, it was Saturday, November 3rd….and we were all juggling to arrange flights to New York on Sunday, the 4th. The San Francisco Department of Emergency…
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