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New Inland Flooding Toolkit for Businesses Workshop

August 17, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

ReadyBusiness Workshop Set for Lower Rio Grande Valley New Inland Flooding Toolkit for Businesses Now Available

WHAT:  FEMA Region VI, the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council, and the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, (FLASH) will welcome businesses and organizations to the area’s first ReadyBusiness workshop in Weslaco. With a focus on the new Inland Flooding ReadyBusiness Toolkit, workshop participants will learn to identify their risks, develop a plan, and take action to mitigate potential impacts. The daylong workshop delivers modules focused on Staff, Surroundings, Space, Systems, Structure, and Service.

WHO:    Featured presenters will include:

* Barry Goldsmith – National Weather Service, Warning Coordination Meteorologist

* Kirsten Roth – National Flood Insurance Program, Outreach and Marketing Specialist

* Anival Henrickson – Texas Department of Emergency Management, State Voluntary Agency Liaison

WHEN:                  Wednesday, August 17, 2016, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

WHERE:                Lower Rio Grande Valley Developmental Council

301 W. Railroad Street, Weslaco, TX 78596

HOW:    The ReadyBusiness workshop is free, but registration is required. Please click https://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1852990 to register, or contact mailto:tim@flash.org?subject=ReadyBusiness%20Workshop for more information.


August 17, 2016
8:30 am - 4:00 pm


FEMA Region VI


Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council
301 W. Railroad Street
Weslaco, TX 78596 United States
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