Emergency Preparedness & Building Community Resiliency Workshop

elephantLocal non-profit leaders and community stakeholders are invited to attend a FREE “Lunch and Learn” workshop on Friday, September 6.  This event, facilitated by the American Red Cross Capital Region, is directed toward community based organizations and aims to enhance their preparedness capacity for times of emergencies.

Commit to preparing by evaluating the emergency response of your organization, assessing risks, and implementing a response plan for your workplace. These proactive efforts can minimize losses, and increase resiliency following a disaster. In fact, without adequate planning and recovery measures, 15%-40% of businesses impacted by a disaster will never reopen.

Workshop attendees will receive information about such topics as Red Cross ReadyCycle of preparednessReady Rating (business continuity), website tools and resources, and the other support services offered by the Red Cross.

Participants will develop an understanding of preparedness in the workplace:

􀂉 Resources for readiness

􀂉 Tools for planning and practicing emergency preparedness plans

􀂉 Importance of helping your community be more resilient in times of emergencies

Date: September 6, 2013

Time: 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Location: Sierra Health Foundation – 1321 Garden Highway, Sacramento, CA 95833

Continental breakfast to be served at 8:30am.

Please RSVP to confirm your attendance! To RSVP or for more information, please contact Amanda Barker at (916) 261-6847/amanda.barker2@redcross.org or Lorrie Wick at (916) 204-5268/lorrie.wick@redcross.org  

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The American Red Cross Gold Country Region serves the Sierra-Delta Chapter as well as the Northeastern California Chapter, a total of 24 Counties from Stanislaus to Siskiyou. We are happy to serve the 4.4 million residents in the state.

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