As the DEM team winds down its support to the Westchester County Emergency Operations Center (EOC), DEM Deputy Director, Rob Dudgeon, shares the  importance of always ‘leaning forward’ in our our personal preparedness.


We’re transition to days, so we got the night off tonight. That’s good news for Westchester County as it means that they’re able to scale back night operations. It’s good news for us too! I’m happy to help any way I can, but I can’t lie and say that nights aren’t hard when you’re used to working days. I haven’t pulled nights on a regular basis since the 90’s when I was much younger and a riding the box (ambulance). My internal clock is set to days – and suits instead of 5.11’s – but that’s a whole other discussion.

Today was good for the team; gave us a chance to take a breather and put some of…

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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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