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Upcoming Events

Emergency Preparedness Week

Emergency Preparedness Week is May 7th to 13th.  This week is a great opportunity to remind people of how to be prepared for emergencies and disasters.

This year the focus will be on Active Threat. The University of Victoria has recently launched a new educational video on active threat that describes what to do in case of an active threat event on campus. This website provides useful information on the topic.

During Emergency Preparedness Week we will offer two, in-person active threat training sessions. These free one hour drop-in sessions are open to any member of the campus community. You are encouraged to learn more about what to do in case of an active threat event by visiting the website, watching the video or by attending an in-person training session to learn more.

            Active Threat on Campus: Know You Can Survive
            12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9 in Cornett room A129


            Active Threat on Campus: Know You Can Survive
            12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 11 in Cornett room A129

            Emergency Preparedness Workshop           
            12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. on Monday May 8th,  in David Strong Building C126

Also during Emergency Preparedness Week, we will offer one showing of the film Surviving Disaster. This 75 minute session provides great information on how you can be better prepared for a major emergency in your life.

            Surviving Disaster
            12:00 noon to 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10th in David Turpin Bldg Rm A110

Connect U

Are you attending Connect U in early May?  If so, come and find the Emergency Planning information table and say hi!  We will have a variety of useful materials to help you become emergency prepared.

 

The Great British Columbia ShakeOut

It is still months away, but you can start planning for the 2017 Great British Columbia ShakeOut!  The 2017 edition will be on October 19th at 10:19 am.!  Check out this website for more details.

hhtp://www.uvic.ca/services/emergency/home/shakeout/index.php

Is 10:19 am  an inconvenient time?  We encourage you to hold an earthquake drill in your work area or classroom at any time during the week of the ShakeOut drill.

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