A Look Back: 1995 Tokyo Sarin Gas Attack
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
During the morning rush hour commute on March 20, 1995, members of the religious cult Aum Shinrikyo conducted five coordinated attacks on the Tokyo subway system using sarin gas. The attacks left thirteen people dead and thousands injured. Sponsored by the NYC Citizen Corps Council, Donnie Campbell from the NYC Office of Emergency Management will present on the attack, emergency response, and impact it had in Japan and around the world.
This Volunteer Development Program will be held on Wednesday, July 18 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM at the NYC Office of Emergency Management (165 Cadman Plaza East, Brooklyn).
Registration is required.
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NYC Citizen Corps
NYC Citizen Corps, coordinated by the NYC Office of Emergency Management, is part of the national Citizen Corps initiative to bring together local leaders from community organizations, government, the private sector, and volunteer programs. NYC Citizen Corps promotes grassroots emergency preparedness and volunteerism, enabling New Yorkers to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.