Conference Session

Best Practices in Communicating with Residents During a Disaster

May. 25, 2018 , 10:45 am – 12:15 pm
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    Best Practices in Communicating with Residents During a Disaster

    One of the toughest issues facing county officials – especially in the geographically diverse West – is when and how to alert the public of unforeseen disaster events. Communication during and immediately after a disaster situation is a crucial component of response and recovery, in that it connects affected people, families, and communities with first responders, local decisionmakers and support systems. Learn from county leaders whose communities have been recently ravaged by natural disasters and crisis events as they discuss when and how they alerted residents of developing threats, including the need to evacuate, and communicated critical service delivery information immediately following the emergency event.

    One of the toughest issues facing county officials – especially in the geographically diverse West – is when and how to alert the public of unforeseen disaster events.
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    The NACo Western Interstate Region (WIR) Conference brings together county officials from across the nation to focus on pressing issues facing counties and our residents.

    Best Practices in Communicating with Residents During a Disaster is a part of 2018 WIR Conference.