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Monday Schedule Detail

Session Name: Public Education/Media~~Preparing the Public for Disasters: Examples of Current Public Outreach Programs to Increase Preparedness
Session Description:

This workshop will provide examples of successful programs across the US that are using creative approaches to prepare their public for the next disaster. Learn how New York City’s Award Winning Ready Girl Campaign has become a preparedness hero for the city’s youth. Eye of the Storm is a collaborative community education outreach event at the Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS) in Fort Lauderdale that includes special hands-on, interactive activities and demonstrations teaching hurricane science, mitigation and preparedness, and learn how the City of New Orleans is educating its citizens on evacuation procedures with its Evacuteer program. This session will also share the advantages of targeting youth in communicating preparedness messages and improving community resilience.

Day of Week: Monday
Time Start: 8:30AM