Toolbox Peer Networking Series: Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness

Last Updated: 
January 18, 2018
12 - 1:30 pm
PSRC, 1011 Western Ave, 5th Floor, Seattle

About this meeting

Date: Thursday, January 18, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Topic: Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness

Description: The central Puget Sound is prone to flooding, earthquakes, and landslides. While disasters cannot be avoided, planners can help to mitigate the impacts to people and property, and help communities to respond and recover more efficiently.
Please join us for a discussion on best practices and case studies on disaster management from across the region. This session will include presentation from planners who have helped to develop and implement a variety of disaster management plans and programs, along with a panel discussion.
Speakers: Bob Freitag, UW Institute for Hazard Mitigation Planning and Research; Stephen Slaughter, Department of Natural Resources; Jason Biermann, Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management; Kelly McGourty, Puget Sound Regional Council 
Attend in person: January 18 from 12:00-1:30 at PSRC, 1011 Western Avenue, Suite 500, Seattle, 98104

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