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Pacific to host a pair of emergency preparedness classes

For those who plan to volunteer in the event of a disaster or just want to find out more about emergency response, the City of Pacific is hosting an ICS (Incident Command System) 100 class on Saturday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

ICS is the incident management tool required for use during all emergency and disaster response.

Also, the Are You Ready – Disaster Preparedness Workshop is from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 7 at the Pacific Community Center, 100 3rd Ave. SE, Suite B, Pacific.

Participants will learn about the types of disasters that can occur in their community, the importance of family disaster planning and other planning issues such as people with special needs, young children and pets.

Participants will receive a copy of FEMA's "Are You Ready?", an in-depth guide to citizen preparedness www.fema.gov.

There is no charge for either class. Class size is limited to 30 participants.

To sign up for either or both classes, email Mayor Richard Hildreth at Pacificmayor@aol.com or sign up at Pacific City Hall.

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