Emergency workshops coming to Victoria venue near you

Victoria Emergency Management Agency putting on preparedness sessions

Victorians have another chance to learn how to best prepare for the big one, thanks to a free workshop being offered at a number of Victoria neighbourhoods over the coming weeks.

Learn how to properly store water, assemble an emergency kit for your home and car and reconnect with family after a damaging earthquake.

There are six two-hour workshops to choose from, the first happening Thursday (Sept. 20) from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Fairfield Community Centre, 1330 Fairfield Rd. Next Tuesday, Sept. 25 the workshop happens from 1 to 3 p.m. at city hall.

To register or find a list of locations and times of future workshops, email vema@victoria.ca or visit www.PrepareVictoria.ca.

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