Disaster Preparedness Community Fair to be held in Manoa this Saturday


On Saturday, October 20, 2018, Be Ready Mānoa (BRM) and Honolulu City & County, Department of Emergency Management (DEM) are co-sponsoring with various Mānoa based businesses, schools, faith-based and community organizations: URBAN SURVIVAL – A Disaster Preparedness Community Fair.

According to Event Chair, Helen Nakano, the goal of the fair is to raise awareness and educate folks of the hazards residents could face, so they will be able to sustain themselves for up to fourteen days before outside assistance arrives and to recover to pre-disaster normality as quickly as possible.

Featured activities include:
o   70+ Vendors, First responders from City, State and Federal agencies, NGOs, Community organizations will be in attendance to share firsthand, their expertise in
handling hazardous situations.
o   Hands-on emergency response training stations will feature life-saving exercises.
o   Speakers programs will be given by experts and eye-witnesses of disasters from Puerto Rico, Kauai to Puna.
o   Attendees will learn if their home is safe enough to shelter in place.
Admission is free and open to everyone interested in Disaster Preparedness.
Website: https://bereadymanoa.org

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