Wilmington Residents With Disabilities Invited To Learn About Emergency Preparedness On Sept

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — The Massachusetts Office on Disability, in partnership with the Wilmington Commission on Disabilities, is hosting a meeting to bring together people with disabilities and local emergency preparedness professionals.This meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, from 10:30am to noon, in the Wilmington Town Hall (121 Glen Road).The purpose of the meeting is to explore how to ensure that people with disabilities have the assistance they need in the times of emergency, including scenarios like:An ice storm leaves the region without electricity.Fire in an industrial plant forces evacuation.A train jumps the tracks, releasing a cloud of toxic chemicals.Members of the disability community will learn about the emergency response resources and procedures within their local communities and the steps that can be taken personally to prepare for emergency situations. Persons with disabilities will also receive an “Emergency Go Pack” with essential items that might be needed during an emergency. First Responders will receive “Tips for First Responders, 5th Edition.”Registration is required by August 28. Register online HERE or by calling Robert at 508-414-7620 or emailing Carol at chilbinger@comcast.net.Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedWilmington Residents With Disabilities Invited To Emergency Preparedness Meeting on July 12 At Town HallIn “Community”Wilmington Residents With Disabilities Invited To Learn About Emergency Preparedness On Sept. 12 At Town HallIn “Government”VIDEO: Wilmington Residents With Disabilities Learn About Emergency PreparednessIn “Videos”last_img

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