Emergency Planning Roundtable for People with Disabilities
Slated for April 10
WHO: Chatham County Disability Task Force, a coalition of community organizations created
in 2012 to focus on communicating important information before, during, and after
emergencies to hard-to-reach populations.
WHAT: Open forum for people with disabilities to learn more about emergency preparedness
and planning from local officials and for emergency planners to better understand the
needs of the residents with disabilities.
WHEN: 1 – 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 10
WHERE: Trinity Lutheran Church, 12391 Mercy Blvd., Savannah
WHY: Emergency planning is essential, particularly for those living in coastal Georgia where natural disasters such as hurricanes can occur. Personal preparedness is even more important for those living with disabilities that may have additional requirements that need to be addressed in the event of a crisis. The Chatham County Disability Task Force will hold a roundtable discussion for residents with disabilities of Chatham County at 1 p.m., on April 10, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Savannah.
Brief presentations will be given by panel members at the event followed by a question and answer session. Panel participants will include:
For more information contact Kelly Harley, CEMA, at