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  • Search and Rescue in Community Disasters

    Date: March 28-29, 2017
    Time: 8am to 5pm (Day 1), 8am to 12pm (Day 2)


    Monongalia County Health Dept.

    453 Van Voorhis Rd., Morgantown, WV

    Course Description:
     The Search and Rescue in Community Disasters course is designed to provide training for community members to safely conduct search and light rescue response to aid their family and neighbors in the immediate aftermath of a natural catastrophe, technological accident, or human-caused incidents. The course is intended for members of the whole community and draws on information and lessons learned from a variety of disaster incidents such as hurricanes, tornados, and man-made events for discussion points. Hands-on training is used to demonstrate best practices for effective search and light rescue which can be used in both residential and commercial environments.


    Participants: The target audience encompasses the whole community approach, including, but not restricted to: Religious Organizations, Volunteer Fire Departments, Community Emergency Response Teams, Youth Organizations, American Red Cross, Non-Governmental Organizations, and other interested members of the Community

    Date/Time: 03/28/2017 8:00 AM - 03/29/2017 5:00 PM
    Event Contact Information:
    Name: Randy Williams
    Phone: 304-598-5154
    Email: randy.l.williams@wv.gov

    Event Links:
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    Monongalia County Health Dept.
    453 Van Voorhis Rd.

    Morgantown, WV 
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