Question: Why don’t we have fallout shelters for our citizens? Answer: Oahu as late as the 1990s had hundreds of designated shelters, some with medical supplies and food. As the Cold War died, as the Iron Curtain came down, the Soviet Union turned into Russia and there was no threat anymore, the funding ran out.
Question: I missed the informational briefing at the state capitol on Sept. 21, 2017. When is the next preparedness presentation? Answer: Our next preparedness presentation is on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, 9:00 am to 11:00 am at bldg 303. Take the second right out of the tunnel. Click on the site and register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/preparedness-presentation-tickets-39025989786
Question: My husband said he heard on the news that the monthly civil defense siren for November will be postponed. I looked for this info on the websites of the various news stations but could not confirm and so I’m inclined to believe that he misunderstood. Could you please confirm that the monthly civil defense ...
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Question: I just read your FAQ and it was very well done, great information. I am wondering however, based on your reply that we should be prepared for 14 days worth of sheltering, what do we do if we are at work if a missile strikes? Should our office be prepared for all the workers ...
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