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Disaster Preparedness Training Increases Coordination in Ohio

Emergency officials across southwest Ohio say they are confident in the region’s emergency preparedness and ability to respond in the event of a crisis.

Since May, five tornadoes have touched down in parts of Ohio — the nearest being an F3 tornado that landed May 15 in Greene County to the northeast of Butler County, said Brian Coniglio, meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

It’s events like that — as well as mass-casualty incidents, flooding, intense cold and periods of high flu activity — that emergency responders and hospital staff are training for in order to coordinate a quick and efficient response, said Jennifer Mason, emergency medical services and disaster management coordinator at Fort Hamilton Hospital.

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http://www.emergencymgmt.com/training/Disaster-Preparedness-Training-Coordination-Ohio.html