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Are You Prepared? DG County Offers Free Training

DGCYEmergencyManagement-LogoWhat if -- in just three days -- you could learn how to be prepared for almost any kind of disaster? That's the idea behind three days of free training being offered in Lawrence this weekend. KPR's J. Schafer spoke with Teri Smith, the director of Douglas County Emergency Management, about those training classes...and about the kinds of things participants will learn.

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Teri Smith, Director of Douglas County Emergency Management (Photo from DCEM website)

That's Teri Smith, director of Douglas County Emergency Management, speaking with KPR's J. Schafer. Smith was talking about this weekend's CERT (sirt) training, or... Community Emergency Response Team training. The three-day preparedness training begins Friday. The classes are free to the public but you must register for them. For more information on the CERT training...contact Douglas County Emergency Management in Lawrence.

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Are You Prepared? Douglas County Emergency Management Can Help

You can learn how to be prepared for almost any kind of emergency by attending free training classes in Lawrence this weekend. That's according to Teri Smith, the director of Douglas County Emergency Management.

The free, three-day preparedness training begins Friday. Participants will put their new skills to the test on Sunday afternoon during a disaster scenario. For more information on registering for the weekend class, contact Douglas County Emergency Management in Lawrence.


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