Austin's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) has rolled out a new community resource: Ready Together, a classroom training on the basics of preparedness.
This free, 2-hour course is open to community members, regardless of preparedness knowledge. The course will provide an introduction from the experts on how to practice the four steps of emergency preparedness: making a plan, building a kit, knowing your neighbors, and staying informed. Attendees will gain practical knowledge on how to prepare their home, family, and community for a variety of hazards.
Event: Ready Together: Basic Emergency Preparedness for You, Your Family & Your Neighborhood (Classroom Training)
Time: Thursday, September 28, 2023, 6-8 p.m.
Location: Montopolis Recreation & Community Center, 1200 Montopolis Dr., Austin, TX 78741
Attendees must register for the class to attend.
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This pilot course is developed in partnership with Austin Watershed Protection Department, Ascension Seton, Go Austin/Vamos Austin, City of Austin Office of Resilience, University of Texas Medical Reserve Corps, and Austin Fire Department.