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Contact: Casper Hill, City of Minneapolis 612-673-2342

Emergency preparedness event Sept. 23

Participants can make a family plan to stay safe before, during and after an emergency or natural disaster

Sept. 11, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) The public is invited to a free, family-friendly event to get an emergency planning kit, make a plan, and find out how to be informed in case of an emergency or natural disaster such as a tornado, flood or blizzard. Attendees can also enjoy free food, music, speakers and spoken word artists, education and information, and giveaways.

Northside Preparedness Jam
10 a.m.–2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23
Freedom Square, 2034 West Broadway Ave.
Check here closer to the date for a rain location.

In May of 2011, the weather turned furious over the Twin Cities with at least three tornado touchdowns. The hardest-hit area was the Jordan neighborhood in Minneapolis, and north Minneapolis is still recovering. Major storm events such as tornadoes and downpours are now more likely and extreme because of climate change, which can result in larger impacts on our communities, our homes and our health.

The Northside Preparedness Jam is sponsored by the City of Minneapolis, the Neighborhood Hub and Appetite for Change.

 

 

Published Sep 11, 2017

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