Disaster Preparedness AFTER HOURS Series

Preparedness is the shared responsibility of everyone in the community. A community's ability to respond to or recover from a disaster depends entirely on the level of preparedness of every citizen.


Statistics indicate that 29% of all Americans have done zero preparation while another 60% expect to rely on emergency responders, but remember, THE FIRST 72 ARE ON YOU!


The Emergency Management Division of Anderson County Sheriff's Office is providing FREE monthly preparedness classes in it's "Disaster Preparedness After Hours" series.


The classes will take place at the Emergency Operations Center Training room located at 200 Bleckley Street in Anderson at 6:30 p.m. on the following dates:


April 23 - "Where is Everybody: Establishing a Personal Support Network"

May 28 - "Storm Safe: Planning for and practicing an evacuation"

June 25 - "Home Safe Home: Implementing simple risk-reduction measures"


August 27 - "Putting Out Fires: Identifying and reducing home fire risks"

September 24 - "Pet/Service Animal Preparedness: Taking care of pets during disaster"

October 22 - "Preparedness: Getting involved in community emergency response"

November 19 - "Strengthening Your Financial Preparedness for Emergencies"


200 Bleckley Street

Anderson, SC 29625




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