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In the years after 9/11, city of Laurel has expanded emergency prep

In the years after 9/11, city of Laurel has expanded emergency prep

Fifteen years after the terrorists attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 rippled across the nation, the city of Laurel continues to honor those who lost their lives in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Shanksville, Pa., while educating the community on emergency preparedness in both man-made and natural disasters.

Throughout September, now designated National Preparedness Month, city officials join state and local governments encouraging residents to learn more about emergency management and the necessary precautions to take should a disaster occur.

Laurel City Administrator Marty Flemion said this year's theme of National Preparedness Month, "Don't Wait, Communicate. Make Your...

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