Disaster Assessment Training

1/25/2011

Red Cross Disaster Assessment Training

 

Springfield, MO – The Greater Ozarks Chapter of the American Red Cross will conduct a training for those individuals interested in learning the tasks and responsibilities of disaster assessment activity on a disaster relief operation. The training will consist of two separate classes; “Fundamentals of Disaster Assessment” and “Disaster Assessment Basics”. Please respond by Friday, February, 25th. 

 

                        Date:              Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011

 

                        Time:             9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

                        Location:      Greater Ozarks Chapter Office

                                                1545 N. West Bypass

                                                Springfield, MO  65803

                                                           

 

            There are two ways you may register for this class:

 

            By calling the Health and Safety Department at:

                        1-866-206-0256, ext 112.

            Or by emailing your full name, address, phone number and email address to:

                        osgoodj@redcross-ozarks.org

 

For information about training to become a Red Cross volunteer, please call 866-206-0256 EXT. 200 or visit www.redcross-ozarks.org/volunteer.

 

 

 

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation’s blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit www.redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.

 

 

 

 

Joann Moore

Public Relations/Fundraising

American Red Cross

1545 N. West Bypass

Springfield, MO  65803

417-832-9500, ext. 107

Fax 417-866-3649

moorej@redcross-ozarks.org

 

 

Winter storms can range from a moderate snow over a few hours to a blizzard with blinding, wind-driven snow that lasts for several days. Some winter storms are large enough to affect several states, while others affect only a single community. Many winter storms are accompanied by dangerously low temperatures and sometimes by strong winds, icing, sleet and freezing rain.

. … Click on the link www.redcross.org/BeRedCrossReady  and GET PREPARED!

 

 

 

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