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CEMA seeks speakers for upcoming hurricane conference

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) – The Chatham County Emergency Management Agency is planning its 2011 hurricane conference is seeking speakers and input on topics to be presented at the event.

The CEMA Hurricane Conference is designed specifically for public safety and emergency response personnel and not intended for the general public. It will take place May 24 at the International Trade and Convention Center on Hutchinson Island. The conference focuses on preparedness, response and recovery in the event a hurricane impacts Chatham County. 

The conference provides tools and resources needed to enhance current plans and is a forum to discuss and exchange ideas to improve hurricane planning. 

CEMA is looking for presentation ideas for the conference. Submissions must include: the type of presentation (workshop or generation session; the topic the session will cover (see list below); and contact information. Deadline is Nov. 1. Email submissions to CEMA at ChathamCounty.org.

Evacuation Planning
Public works
Damage Assessment
Debris Management
Fire Services 
Emergency Management (General)
Mass Care and Sheltering
Resource Management
Health Care/Special Needs
Emergency Medical Services
Search and Rescue
Hazardous Material Awareness
Historical Society
Pets Services
Food, water and agricultural
Law Enforcement
Hazard Mitigation
Public Awareness
Private Sector
Public Assistance
Volunteers and Donations Management

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