Re: Request for Coho Emergency Response Plans & Protocols
From: John Beutler (
Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2010 15:01:41 -0700 (PDT)
At Liberty Village we have not come up with as broad a plan, however we have purchased and received training in use of a defibrillator. We have a large bell and an air horn which are intended to alert people, though we haven't had to use either much - the bell is more for calling folks to community dinners and such, while the airhorn is for emergencies.



Charles Maclean wrote:
Fellow Cohousers,

Trillium Hollow Cohousing in Portland, OR has formed an Emergency Response
Task Team to address these kinds of disasters:

.1. Natural (weather - snow, extreme heat, earthquake etc)

2.  Mechanical (burst pipes, failed boiler, structural failure of the

3.  Medical (something requiring a medical provider, ambulance etc )

4.  Human Error (fire, flood, explosion, crime)

Has any community developed resources and a response plan?

Charles Maclean

charlesm [at]

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