Disaster Preparedness Training Academy on Saturday, April 30th

drug arial, pills sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;”>Members of the Oxnard Community Emergency Response Team in conjunction with the Oxnard Fire Department will be holding the second annual Disaster Preparedness Training Academy on Saturday, discount April 30th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Oxnard Performing Arts and Convention Center, 800 Hobson Way.   The FREE Training Academy will provide classes in Disaster Preparedness, Disaster First Aid, Search & Rescue Techniques, and Fire Extinguisher Use.  Each class is one hour and will be offered twice.  Participants who complete all four classes will earn a certificate.  All classes will be offered in English and Spanish as follows:


Community members may take just one class or all of them.  Space is limited so pre-registration is encouraged to ensure a seat in the classes.  To register, call 385-7717.  Spanish speakers may call 385-7722. 

“We are very excited for this dynamic event.  This is an opportunity for our residents to get some basic disaster training from members of their own community who have graduated from the Community Emergency Response Team program along with members of our Fire Department.  Participants who attend all of the classes will gain knowledge about the specific hazards in our city as well as how to prepare and respond to them,” said Susan Duenas the City’s Disaster Preparedness Coordinator.

For more information, call 385-7717 or 385-7722 (Spanish).




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2 Responses to Disaster Preparedness Training Academy on Saturday, April 30th

  1. William "Bill" Hicks April 18, 2016 at 10:43 am

    I will be part of the CERT program in Thousand Oaks.


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