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Emergency Preparedness Fair

Multnomah Arts Center auditorium, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy, 97219

Sunday, March 8 2020, 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM


Emergency Preparedness Information Fair


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Ease your anxieties about dealing with emergency situations by coming to the Emergency Preparedness Fair! You’ll find experts, supplies and amazing door prizes to help inspire you to prepare for disasters and emergencies. Neighborhood Emergency Teams, the Portland Water Bureau, NW Natural Gas, American Red Cross, Cascadia Quake Kits, Andy and Bax Outdoor Store, NW Seismic and others will be in attendance. Door prizes and free grilled cheese samples from Franz Bakery too.

In Room 10 of the Multnomah Arts Center, emergency-related seminars will take place throughout the afternoon. At 12 pm, George Noble, will give a presentation on Ham radios and how they can be used in emergencies. William Burgel will discuss ‘Neighborhood Geology and Earthquake Risk at 1:15 pm. At 2:30 pm, Tim Collins, Senior Engineer at the Portland Water Bureau will discuss Portland’s present water supply system and improving its vulnerability to a seismic event.