Disaster Preparedness Workshop (Henrico)

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Henrico County Training Center

7701 East Parham Road

Richmond, VA 23294

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Learn how to better prepare for disasters, including household safety and how to build an emergency kit.

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When seconds count, being prepared is critical. Your household may not be together in an emergency, so it is important to plan in advance. Attend this highly interactive, three-hour workshop to learn how to be better prepared as an individual or family. Discussions will include how to make a household plan, build an emergency kit, what items should be included, and the proper way to store the contents. The workshop will also teach basic prevention or mitigation strategies that you can do in your home to protect your household members and valuables.

Core topics will cover:

  • Planning and Documents
  • Household Safety
  • Active Threat

Elective topics (vary per locality) will cover:

  • Fraud and Identity Theft
  • Food and Water Safety
  • Weather
  • First Aid
  • Pet Preparedness

Households will receive a free Plan Safe preparedness kit and backpack upon completion of the workshop!

This presentation is intended for a broad array of audiences. This could include individuals and families preparing their homes, businesses or non-profit organizations looking to increase the preparedness of their employees, or community groups looking to improve the personal preparedness in neighborhoods or service area. This program is not intended for children ages 12 and under.

Attendance is limited at each location. Register early to secure your preferred location. If a location is full you can select a different option or be added to the wait list. The wait list does not ensure you will be guaranteed a spot for that location. You do not have to sign up in the locality where you reside.

Individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations should contact the Event Coordinator at least 10 business days prior to the event. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations.

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Henrico County Training Center

7701 East Parham Road

Richmond, VA 23294

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