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“Disaster preparedness guidelines are for the residents, but the emergency plan is for the staff,” City Manager Ken Frank said. The plan spells out what is expected of each city department in the event of a man made or natural disaster, right down to who will handle public information and the press. Police Capt. Danell Adams was the face and voice of emergency operations for displaced families and the media after the June 1 landslide.
January 6, 2011
A disaster volunteer meeting announced on Tuesday by Mayor Toni Iseman has been postponed. “People who want to volunteer and have a particular skill set should contact clean up volunteer coordinator Ann Richards at (949) 683 6242,” Iseman said. “Skill sets could range from sweat to putting up drywall. Despite a horrific natural disaster and tens of millions in property damages, no lives were lost on Wednesday morning when the earth collapsed at Bluebird Canyon. Despite claiming homes, vehicles and property, Bluebird Canyon once again spared human lives, just as it did in 1978 when another part of the canyon slid. But the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s decision last week to reject disaster assistance based on the 100 year rains of last winter is still a colossal mistake. Little did I know that the next disaster I would see would be in my own backyard. As I drove to my office in Laguna Beach on June 1, fire, police and rescue emergency vehicles continuously passed me. 22. For those families and the others less dramatically affected, the aftermath may be almost as daunting as the disaster. But the community, city government and the Laguna Relief and Resource Coalition are responding with compassion and the skills learned the hard way in past disasters. “The community, as always, has come forward,” Ann Quilter said Tuesday at the City Council meeting.