The Texas A&M University Superfund Research Center announced this week that will it will host the “Plan Ahead Be Prepared: Disaster Preparedness Event Friday, Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Rudder Plaza.
Texas A&M colleges will join Texas A&M System, statewide and federal agencies to provide the Texas A&M community with valuable information and tools that will increase disaster preparedness awareness especially to hazards related to natural disasters.
Organizers of the free event invite the university community and the public to attend and learn how to protect homes, keep pets safe, assemble a first aid kit and understand evacuation routes in case of a hurricane, fire, tornado or earthquake.
Agencies participating in the event include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team
- Texas A&M Emergency Preparedness and Brazos Valley CEOC
- Texas A&M Environmental Health and Safety
- Texas A&M School of Public Health
- Texas A&M Institute for Sustainable Communities
- Harris County Public Health
- National Weather Service/NOAA
- Jasper/Newton/Sabine OEM
- American Red Cross
- FEMA – Floodplain
- Brazos County Health Department
- American Society of Safety Engineers
- Texas Task Force 1
Media contact: Judlyn Telesford-Checkley, Superfund Research Center, 979-862-4063, firstname.lastname@example.org.