CERT Graduates Practice Disaster Drills

EUGENE, Ore. — More than 50 community members spent Saturday morning practicing disaster response drills. It served as the graduation for the CERT program, a free series of classes anyone can take to learn how to help out in case of a disaster. Students spend the first part of training in the classroom, then Saturday … Continue reading »

Learning How to Prepare for Disasters

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of people spent Saturday afternoon learning how to prepare for natural disasters. It was all part of an event put on at Alton Baker Park to raise awareness to the possibility of a disaster hitting the area. The Red Cross, Northwest Natural, and other disaster relief companies joined together to educate … Continue reading »

Zombies Teach Disaster Preparedness

EUGENE, Ore. — If there were a zombie apocalypse, would you know how to survive? The folks at the Lane County Fair want to help you out the only way they know how–with a zombie demonstration that’s really a lesson in disaster preparedness. They say what started out as a tongue-in-cheek campaign by the Centers … Continue reading »

Free Disaster Preparedness Class

EUGENE, Ore — Are you and your family prepared in case of an unforeseen disaster? If not, take advantage of a free disaster preparedness class being offered Thursday night by the Red Cross. The class offers it’s participants the chance to learn information to prepare for, and respond to disasters by making personal and family … Continue reading »