New York University’s Center for Catastrophe Preparedness and Response (CCPR) will host a “Ready New York” training event on September 28th at 6:30 pm for NYU faculty and staff and members of the Greenwich Village community. The presentation will be conducted by trainers from the American Red Cross and the Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management. Participants will receive “safety tube” emergency kits.
“Ready New York” (http://www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/readynewyork/home.html) is the city’s principal program to assist New Yorkers in preparing for emergencies.
Brad Penuel, director of NYU’s Center for Catastrophe Preparedness and Response, said, “New York City has peerless emergency services, but Katrina’s devastation has highlighted the need for all of us as individuals to be prepared. ‘Ready New York’ is an excellent program, and the Center is pleased to host this training session; supporting this kind of information sharing is an important part of our mission.”
- WHAT: NYU’s Center for Catastrophe Preparedness and Response will host a “Ready New York” training session for NYU employees and Greenwich Village community members to prepare New Yorkers to deal with emergencies. Attendees will receive “safety tube” emergency kits.
- WHO: NYU employees and Greenwich Village community members
- WHEN: Wednesday, September 28th, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
- WHERE: NYU’s Yalincak Lecture Hall, 19 West 4th St, Room 101
Those wishing to attend should RSVP to the American Red Cross on-line at: www.nyredcross.org/viewevent.php/prmEventID/45