Oakland Fire Department Red Cross Shelter Training
Friday, August 8, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Thepurposeof this free class is to prepareyou with the essential information needed to open and operate a community shelter. Participate as an individual or bring your entire group and learn as a team and be ready to help your community when a major disaster occurs.
- Understand the process to open, organize, operate and close a shelter.
- Learn how to register people into a shelter and makereferrals for additional services, as needed. Set up and monitor a dormitory environment thatensures resident safety and comfort.
- Practice how toset-up awelcomingreception andregistration area.
- Understand how toset upfood distribution areas andmonitorconsumption to ensurethat residents’ dietary needs aremet.
Who Should Attend?
All interested in helping their community in providing shelter to people left without a home during a major disaster. Individuals who have had previous shelter training should consider taking this class as a refresher.