Sign up for PREP Disaster Preparedness training

June 21, 2012

The MSU Campus-Community Emergency Response Team (C-CERT) and the Maroon Volunteer Center are hosting an emergency/disaster readiness program titled PREP (Personal Readiness and Emergency Preparation) on July 13, from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., in Bost Extension Center. The free program is open to all members of the university, and Starkville and Oktibbeha County communities.

Representatives from MSU Extension, Mississippi Department of Health, Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, OSERVS, Red Cross, Oktibbeha County Hospital, and the Starkville Fire Department will offer training on a number of topics including evacuation planning, disaster preparedness kits and communication plans, basic first aid, care for animals, children, elderly (in times of disaster), local preparation and recovery recourses, and much more.

A free lunch will be provided. Space is limited. To reserve a seat for the PREP program, click here.

For more information about PREP, contact Meggan Franks with the Maroon Volunteer Center at 662-325-2208. For information on MSU's C-CERT, contact Ryan Akers at