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Friday, June 14, 2013

Starter Emergency Supply Kits for Low Income Families

South Bend, Washington – The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency will be hosting an event to distribute starter emergency supply kits to low income families of Pacific County. Participants will learn how to respond personally to a disaster as well as how to use the supplies in their kits. Everyone is encouraged to attend this training; however, kits are limited and will be distributed on a first come first serve basis.

The event will be held at Pacific County Fire District 1 (26110 Ridge Avenue in Ocean Park) on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. Pre-registration is required to attend this event.

Supplies to create these kits were donated by Pacific County residents in a disaster preparedness supply drive that was held in January. Supplies gathered include 101 bottles of water, 26 flashlights, 13 fleece blankets, 50 knit hats, and many others.

For more information please contact Kirsten Harvill at 360-875-9409 or kharvill@co.pacific.wa.us.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Three Day Community Emergency Response Team Training

South Bend, Washington – The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency (PCEMA) is offering a three day Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training. The course is scheduled for Friday, June 28th through Sunday, June 30th.

The training will be held at the Pacific County Administration Facility in Long Beach (7013 Sandridge Road) from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Participants should bring their lunch each day. 

Complete attendance is required to graduate from the course. Course units are a combination of hands-on tutorial, presentation with lecture, and group activities with discussion. All course materials will be provided. Accommodations will gladly be made for participants with special needs. Participants under the age of 18 will need parent/guardian permission to attend. 

Pre-registration is required.  To register or for more informatoin, contact PCEMA AmeriCorps Member Kirsten Harvill at 360-642-9409 or kharvill@co.pacific.wa.us.