Emergency Preparedness Workshops

KerrisdaleEarthquake&EmergencyPreparedness(KEEP)isagroupofcommunityvolunteershelpingtoprepareKerrisdaleindividuals,businesses,organizationsandothersformajoremergencies&disasterssuchasearthquakes,wildfires,urbanfires,floods,extremeweatherevents&more.Theiraimistobuildpreparedness,strengthenresilience,expediterecoveryandreducesuffering&loss. *Individual&FamilyEarthquake&EmergencyPreparedness–learnactionsyoucantakenowtoprotectyourself,othersandpetsintheeventofanemergencyordisaster.June16,9:30–11a.m.RepeatedJuly14,9:30–11am.KerrisdaleSeniorsCentre *MapYourNeighbourhood–learnhowtoprepare&organizeyourimmediateneighbourstoworkasateamtosavelives,protectvulnerablepeople&pets,reducelossandrecoverfasterafteradisaster.SessionsfollowtheJune16&July14PreparednessSessionsabove–11:15amtonoon. *DisasterSupportHub(DSH)TableTopExercise–SeenthesignattachedtotheKerrisdaleCommunityCentre?ADSHisadesignatedlocationwhereyoucancometoofferorreceivecommunityassistance,resources,servicesandinformation.Attendthisexercisetobepreparedandhelp.July16,6:30–8pm.RepeatedAug.20,6:30–8pm.KerrisdaleCommunityCentre ForregistrationandinformationonhowtobecomeinvolvedwithKEEP,emailusat:KerrisdaleEmergency@gmail.com

Kerrisdale Earthquake & Emergency Preparedness (KEEP) is a group of community volunteers helping to prepare Kerrisdale individuals, businesses, organizations and others for major emergencies & disasters such as earthquakes, wildfires, urban fires, floods, extreme weather events & more. Their aim is to build preparedness, strengthen resilience, expedite recovery and reduce suffering & loss.

*Individual & Family Earthquake & Emergency Preparedness – learn actions you can take now to protect yourself, others and pets in the event of an emergency or disaster. June 16, 9:30 – 11 a.m. Repeated July 14, 9:30 – 11 am. Kerrisdale Seniors Centre

*Map Your Neighbourhood –learn how to prepare & organize your immediate neighbours to work as a team to save lives, protect vulnerable people & pets, reduce loss and recover faster after a disaster. Sessions follow the June 16 & July 14 Preparedness Sessions above – 11:15 am to noon.

*Disaster Support Hub (DSH) Table Top Exercise – Seen the sign attached to the Kerrisdale Community Centre? A DSH is a designated location where you can come to offer or receive community assistance, resources, services and information. Attend this exercise to be prepared and help. July 16, 6:30 – 8pm. Repeated Aug. 20, 6:30 – 8pm. Kerrisdale Community Centre

For registration and information on how to become involved with KEEP, email us at: KerrisdaleEmergency@gmail.com

 

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