City and District Launch Neighbourhood Emergency Preparedness Program

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City of Delta’s Emergency Services program are running a Neighbourhood Emergency Preparedness course in partnership with Delta School District (Continuing Education) beginning in October.

The Neighbourhood Emergency Preparedness Program (NEPP) is an 8-session course that teaches you how to become personally prepared for a minimum of 72 hours following a disaster, and teaches neighbours how to plan and train as a neighbourhood to respond safely and effectively as organized teams during a disaster.

Components of the course are: Personal Preparedness, Damage Assessment, Emergency First Aid, Light Urban Search and Rescue, Fire Safety and Utilities, Shelter and Care Giving, Transportation and Communication, and Leadership.

NEPP is presented in cooperation with Delta Police, Delta Fire & Emergency Services, the Corporation of Delta, and Delta School District, with instructors from Delta Fire Department, Delta Police, Emergency Social Services, and Delta Amateur Radio.

Delta Manor Education Centre, 4750 – 57th Street, Ladner

8 Wednesdays,
Starting OCTOBER 3rd
7:00 – 9:00 pm             

Fee: $30