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2013 Vulnerable Populations Disaster Planning Conference
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Strengthening our Capabilities Through Whole Community Coordination, Engagement and Integration.
Presentations (Powerpoints) and Documents
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
2300 Emerald Downs Drive, Auburn, WA 98001
'Transportation issues experienced because of Hurricane Sandy' - Judy Walker, Deputy Director, Office of Emergency Management, Metropolitan Transit Authority (New York City, NY)
'Mapping social vulnerabilities for emergency management' - Christine Bevc, PhD, MA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
'Preparing community organizations for disasters' - Ana-Marie Jones, Executive Director, Collaborating Agencies Responding to Disasters (CARD) Oakland, CA
Track 1: Social and Human Service Agency Preparedness
Positive Social Messaging Around Preparedness
Experiences in Agency Preparednes
Core Competencies for Social and Human Service Agencies
Track 2: Transportation
The Transportation Reality: Expectations versus System Capacity
All Aboard! Local Transportation Planning for Vulnerable Populations
No One Left Behind: Next Steps for Action
Track 3: Notification and Warning
Leveraging Ethnic Media to Reach Your Communities
Putting the Community in Communication
Leveraging Local Resources and an Action Plan for Next Steps
The conference is free to all participants. Complimentary breakfast, lunch and snacks are included.
Who should attend?:
Community based organizations, human services agencies, emergency managers, transportation providers, businesses, tribes, faith-based organizations, and any one interested is in emergency planning and response for vulnerable populations
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For more information contact:
Conference Chair, Sheri Badger, Pierce County Department of Emergency Management
Registration Chair, Karimah Cooper, City of Seattle Human Services
A proud sponsor partner:
When & Where
UASI Vulnerable Populations Disaster Planning Committee
The planning committee has been working together since the UASI designated Vulnerable Populations as a high priority in 2006. The core group members are housed in City of Seattle Human Services, City of Bellevue Emergency Management, Seattle King County Public Health, Pierce County Department of Emergency Management, and Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management.