Attend meeting, get prepared for emergencies

An open house will be held at Sooke council chambers on Nov. 14

The Sooke and Juan de Fuca Emergency Programs will be hosting an Emergency Preparedness Open House in Sooke Council Chambers (2225 Otter Point Road) on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m.  Information on what you and your family should do and be prepared for in the event of a disaster will be available. Displays and handouts of emergency information on such topics such as earthquakes, tsunamis, wildfires and winter storms will be available. Ready-made family Emergency Kits will be on sale for those people that haven’t put their own together yet.

Information on how you can be an Emergency Program Volunteer will also be provided.

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