News Releases

April 18, 2012
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

2011 Emergency Preparedness Fair

On May 2, Clark College will host
its second annual emergency preparedness fair

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

On Wednesday, May 2, Clark College will host a "how-to" emergency preparedness fair from 11 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 use at home, school, work, and while travelling. Experts will be on hand to show what goes into a kit and how to prepare for disasters.

Table from the 2011 Emergency Preparedness Fair

Fair participants include the American Red Cross of Southwest Washington, Clark College’s Campus Community Emergency Response Team (C-CERT) and Emergency Management Planning Committee, IQ Credit Union, Medical Reserve Corps and others.

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

For more information about the fair, contact Jordan Toews of Clark College Risk Management Services at 360-992-2650.