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Posted on: April 4, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Survivor Day Event to be held on April 21

In recent years, Hanover County has been affected by tornadoes and earthquakes that came with little or no warning.  Were you and your family prepared? Are you prepared for any disasters, natural or man-made, that could be in our future?

On Saturday, April 21, the Central Virginia Emergency Management Alliance (CVEMA) will host its 9th Disaster Survivor Day, inviting residents to learn how to prepare for disasters.  Hanover County’s event will be held in the Board Room of the Hanover County Administration Building, located at 7516 County Complex Road.  Check-in will begin at 8:00 a.m. and the class will begin at 9:00 a.m., concluding by noon.

Seating is limited, so please sign up as soon as possible!  You can register online at  Registration is a first-come, first-serve basis. This presentation is not suitable for small children.  The recommended lower age limit for attendees is 12 years old.

One member from each household completing the training will receive a free survival kit bag loaded with valuable tools.

“Survivor Day” is presented by CVEMA with funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  CVEMA is a collaboration of local emergency managers and partner organizations from 25 localities in central Virginia who voluntarily partnered together after federal funding of the Central Virginia Urban Area Security Initiative ended.  Planning and basic staffing services for CVEMA are provided by the Richmond Regional Planning District Commission.


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