News Releases

May 18, 2011
For Immediate Release
For additional information: 
Barbara Kerr, APR
Executive Director of Communications and Marketing
Telephone: 360-992-2921


“How-to” survive in an emergency

On May 24, Clark College will host
an emergency preparedness fair


VANCOUVER, Wash. – Do you know what to do in case of an earthquake, flood or other natural disaster? 

On Tuesday, May 24, Clark College will host a "how-to" emergency preparedness fair from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Gaiser Student Center on Clark’s main campus. 

During the event, students, faculty, staff and others will learn how to make self-sufficiency kits for home, school, work, and transportation. Experts will be on hand to show what goes into a kit and how to prepare for disasters.

Fair participants include the American Red Cross, Clark College Environmental Health & Safety, Clark County Public Health, Humane Society for Southwest Washington, IQ Credit Union, Northwest Health & Safety, Simple Safety and Student Nurses of Clark College.

The event, which is sponsored by Clark’s Emergency Management Planning Committee, is free and open to the public. Clark College is located at 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver.  Driving directions and parking maps are available at


EDITOR’S NOTE:  For additional information about this event, contact Clark College Emergency Management Program Manager Marilyn Westlake at 360-992-2449.