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2013 Vulnerable Populations Disaster Planning Conference

UASI Vulnerable Populations Disaster Planning Committee

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

2013 Vulnerable Populations Disaster Planning...

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Strengthening our Capabilities Through Whole Community Coordination, Engagement and Integration.


Presentations (Powerpoints) and Documents

2013 UASI Conference Program

Conference Notes (all tracks)


Ana-Marie Jones, Plenary PPT, 'CARD - Lessons Lived'

CARD Agency Emergency Plan

CARD Gas/cell phone poster

CARD Program your cell phone

CARD Shelter in Place

Ana-Marie Jones, Breakout PPT, 'CARD - Positive Social Messaging'

Christine Bevc, PhD, MA Plenary PPT, 'Mapping social vulnerabilities for emergency management'

Judy Walker, NY Metropolitan Transit Authority PPT, 'Hurricane Sandy: Lessons Learned'

 Social Service Agency Preparedness Track - Resources and Examples of Core Competencies 

Social Service Agency Preparedness Track - 'CARD - Core Competencies' PPT

Notification and Warning Track PPT




  Wednesday, March 20, 2013

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 Emerald Downs

 2300 Emerald Downs Drive, Auburn, WA 98001


Keynote Speakers

'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


Workshop Tracks

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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Agenda (subject to change)




For more information contact:

Conference Chair, Sheri Badger, Pierce County Department of Emergency Management 253-798-2204

Registration Chair, Karimah Cooper, City of Seattle Human Services 206-684-0210


A proud sponsor partner:

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Have questions about 2013 Vulnerable Populations Disaster Planning Conference? Contact UASI Vulnerable Populations Disaster Planning Committee

When & Where

Emerald Downs
2300 Emerald Downs Drive
Auburn, WA 98001

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

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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.


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