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Preparing for Disaster: Starting Now
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 7:00pm
The Natural History Museum of Utah - Community Room
Join us for a free screening of KUED’s documentary, Preparing for Disaster: Starting Now, followed by a panel discussion with local preparedness experts.
Taking an all-hazards approach to emergency preparedness, Preparing for Disaster demonstrates how to create emergency communication plans and walks viewers through the process of building a 72-hour kit. The program highlights community efforts to organize and prepare, including a look at the earthquake plan at Salt Lake City's Madeleine Choir School.
The one-hour documentary also includes interviews with the victims of the Christchurch, New Zealand earthquakes, Hurricane Sandy and the Herriman, Utah wildfires.
Following the screening, get answers to your questions about emergency preparedness from our panelists:
• Cory Lyman, Emergency Management Program Director, Salt Lake City Corporation
• Deborah H. Kim, APRN, MSN, CHEP, Program Manager, Intermountain Center for Disaster Preparedness
• Mark Shah, MD, Medical Director, Intermountain Center for Disaster Preparedness
• Logan Sisam, Utah Region Director of Emergency Services, American Red Cross