Northern Nevada VOAD is participating in the Rural Preparedness Summit in Fallon, Nevada on June 10-11, 2015. NNVOAD will be participating in the afternoon session on June 10, entitled “Mass Care: A Whole Community Approach,” which is being organized by our FEMA Region IX VAL contact, Charles Craig.
This event is sponsored by the Nevada Public Health Foundation. More info:
“United We Stand”
The 4th Annual Rural Preparedness Summit has been scheduled to be on June 10 and 11, 2015 in Fallon, Nevada. This event is FREE and includes breakfast, lunch, CEU’s and travel reimbursement! Breakfast and registration will begin at 7:30am on each day with the conference concluding at 4:30pm. Travel reimbursement is based on GSA rates. There will be also be some great raffle prizes! Deadline to register is June 1, 2015. Register early to secure your spot!
This year’s topics include:
Seismology Lab: Earthquake Hazards in Nevada and How to Be Prepared
Radiation Basics in Rural Nevada
Mass Care: A Whole Community Approach
Traffic Incident Management Responder Training Program
Search and Rescue in Rural Nevada
Family Assistance Centers
Health Alert Network Update
Dine With Your Hazard: Top 5 Hazards in Nevada
Herding Cats: A Meta-Leadership Approach to Working Together
Crisis Standards of Care: An Overview
Poster Presentations: Incidents in Rural Nevada