Red Cross Holds Emergency Prep Classes

EUGENE, Ore. — Do you feel prepared in case disaster strikes close to home? If the answer is no, you may be interested in a free class that the American Red Cross is offering. The nonprofit is holding the classes in Portland and Eugene to teach participants how to prevent, prepare for, and respond to … Continue reading »

Disaster Preparedness Training

EUGENE, Ore. — Ever wonder how to deal with a major disaster? There’s now a chance to beef up those survival skills. The City of Eugene Emergency Management Program and the Eugene-Springfield Community Emergency Response Team is offering a disaster preparedness training class. Organizers say when there’s a major catastrophe, first responders aren’t always able to … 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 »

Red Cross Offers Free Preparedness Class

EUGENE, Ore. – The Red Cross Oregon Pacific Chapter is offering a disaster preparedness class Tuesday. The chapter will provide information on how to prevent, prepare for and respond to disasters. Participants will learn to make disaster plans, establish family meeting places and understand emergency communication strategies. The free class is from 6-7 p.m. at … Continue reading »

Red Cross Teaches Disaster Preparedness

EUGENE, Ore. — Are you and your loved ones prepared if a disaster was to hit close to you? The Oregon Red Cross is working to make sure area residents are ready. Readiness specialists are trying to reach 25,000 residents with free disaster preparedness this year. The turnout for Thursday night’s class was just under … Continue reading »