Safe Room Seminar for Jackson Area Building Professionals

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June 24, 2011
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CLINTON, Miss -- Builders, contractors, engineers, architects, and other interested professionals and students in the building-related fields are invited to learn about safe rooms at a seminar taking place from 1 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, June 30, in Clinton.

Architect Ted Granger, a FEMA Hazard Mitigation Specialist, will explain technical requirements of planning and constructing an effective safe room. Issues will include grant details, permitting, and the separate topic of community safe rooms and shelters.  A Certificate of Participation will be mailed to all who attend, along with follow-up information.

Please register for the free seminar by calling 571-926-4885. A FEMA Hazard Mitigation specialist will return your call with the location of your session.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency are offering this opportunity for building professionals to learn about this important life safety issue. 

FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

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July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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