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Basic Disaster Training 101

Basic Disaster Training 101
Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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Cypress Lake UMC
8570 Cypress Lake Dr.
Ft. Myers, FL 33919

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This training provides an introduction to the unique and important role the faith community plays in disaster mitigation, preparation and response. You will hear practical suggestions about how you and your church can respond to disaster in your community in cooperation with other churches, emergency management officials and the Disaster Recovery Ministry of the Conference. You will learn the value of communication and collaboration in meeting the needs of disaster survivors and recall the importance of being the church in the midst of crisis.

There is no cost for this training; however REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for planning purposes.

Check-in begins at 9:30AM and lunch is provided.

For more information, please visit or contact Pam Garrison, Disaster Response Coordinator, at (800) 282-8011 ext. 148 or

This training is required before going on to take specialized training in Early Response and/or Spiritual Response.