disaster preparedness http://tspr.org en WIU Included in Illinois Disaster Corps Initiative http://tspr.org/post/wiu-included-illinois-disaster-corps-initiative <p><a href="http://www.wiu.edu/" target="_blank">Western Illinois University </a>is participating in a pilot project to help communities state-wide recover from natural disasters. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:37:07 +0000 Emily Boyer 56538 at http://tspr.org WIU Included in Illinois Disaster Corps Initiative Red Cross Offers Disaster Preparedness Tools http://tspr.org/post/red-cross-offers-disaster-preparedness-tools <p>The American Red Cross offers tools to help families and individuals prepare for disasters. A new free online site offers help for organizations-schools, businesses and non-profits.<br /><br />LaMoine Valley chapter Program Director Kayla Daudelin says some disasters can&#39;t be avoided. She says the Insurance Information Institute says 40% of businesses fail after a natural or manmade disaster.<br /><br />The first step to prepare is taking the self-assessment test.<br /> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 12:16:08 +0000 James Lenz 18024 at http://tspr.org Red Cross Offers Disaster Preparedness Tools