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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About sfdemkristin

A strong believer that we are more prepared than we think, Kristin advocates it is not a looming disaster that inspires us to prepare, but rather the peace of mind that comes from having taken a few simple steps in advance of an emergency to take care of our loved ones. Kristin can be found on Twitter @kristinlhogan.

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