SW CENTER FOR INDEPENDENCE "DISASTER PLANNING" WORKSHOP
Start Date/Time: Monday, September 23, 2013 12:00 PM
End Date/Time: Monday, September 23, 2013 4:30 PM
Recurring Event: One time event
Importance: Normal Priority
Description:

THE SOUTHWEST CENTER FOR INDEPENDENCE IS HOSTING A “DISASTER PLANNING WORKSHOP” TO BEGIN A LOCAL CONVERSATION ABOUT HOW TO INCLUDE PEOPLE WHO WOULD HAVE DIFFICULTY RUNNING FROM HARM’S WAY. PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE ORGANIZATIONS THAT WORK WITH PEOPLE WHO WOULD BE UNABLE TO SELF-EVACUATE, AND EMERGENCY MANAGERS AND RESPONDERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND. FEMA REGION VIII DISABILITY INTEGRATION SPECIALIST, DAVID SCHAAD WILL BE THE PRESENTER. THE WORKSHOP WILL BE ON MONDAY SEPTEMBER 23RD FROM NOON TO 4:30 AT LA PLATA ELECTRIC. THE WORKSHOP IS FREE AND A LIGHT LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED. SPACE IS LIMITED TO 40 TO REGISTER CALL 259-1672 X8 OR IL@SWILC.ORG.