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Community Hazard Preparedness Workshops coming to Hilo and Kona

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Are you prepared for the next natural hazard?

Saturday, JUNE 25th 8:30am-12:30pm
University of Hawaii- Hilo UCB Lecture Hall- 200 W. Kawili St, Hilo

Saturday, JULY 16 th 8:30am-12:30pm
West Hawaii Civic Center- Community Meeting Hale Bldg. G
74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Hwy. Kailua-Kona, HI

WORKSHOP TOPICS

  • County Civil Defense – Emergency Management and Evacuation Planning
  • Pacific Tsunami Warning Center – Tsunami Warnings
  • National Weather Service- Hurricane Forecasts
  • UH Sea Grant- Homeowners Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards
  • Additional Home Hurricane Retrofit Measures
  • DLNR- National Flood Insurance Program

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND USEFUL WEBSITES:
HOMEOWNERS HANDBOOK seagrant.soest.hawaii.edu/site…

www.scd.hawaii.gov/index.html

www.oahudem.org

co.hawaii.hi.us/cd

www.kauai.gov/civildefense

www.mauicounty.gov/departments…

www.weather.gov/nwr/

www.pdc.org/

www.csc.noaa.gov/psc/riskmgmt/…

www.hawaiinfip.org

Workshop brought to you by our sponsors and organized by:

  • Hawaii County Civil Defense
  • The University of Hawaii Sea Grant Program
  • NOAA Sea Grant Coastal Storms Program

 

 

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