FREE Red Cross Emergency Training
Updated: Nov 29, 2021
Dear friends and neighbors, Please join me in attending a Zoom presentation, "Be Red Cross Ready" - a free emergency preparedness training for individuals and families. The Red Cross Greater NY Region is offering this program. Please click HERE to register for this one-hour zoom on Wednesday, Sep 29th, 6 PM. You can make this program a family activity. The program will be introduced by Stephanie Dunn Ashley, CEO of Red Cross NY Region, and presented by Alex Poku who has personally trained 100,000 people in the last few years. Program Description: This training gives a comprehensive overview of preparing for natural and man-made disasters and how to respond to and recover from them. This program will help build confidence by explaining simple steps one can take NOW to help protect our family. The program will provide preparedness essentials that would help during hazards like home fires, hurricanes, winter storms, etc. HERE are more details about "Be Red Cross Ready" program. American Red Cross in Greater New York: Headquartered in New York City, the Greater New York Region serves more than 10 million people in New York City, Long Island, Rockland, and Westchester counties and Greenwich, CT. They respond to approximately seven emergencies and disasters a day across the region—home fires, floods, building collapse and provide shelter, food, clothing, and emotional support at no cost to those in need. The five core services offered by Red Cross are Blood Services, Services to the Armed Forces (SAF), International Services, Life Saving Skills Courses, and Disaster Response. You can learn more about the Red Cross Mission by clicking HERE. Our Presenter Alex Poku has personally trained over 100,000 families, professionals, teachers, law enforcement, and people from diverse backgrounds in person and virtually. Since joining the Red Cross in 2014, he has been training individuals and families throughout the Greater New York area to be better prepared for disasters of all kinds and helped pioneer ways of delivering preparedness programs nationally during COVID-19. We are lucky to have him provide us this training. Please register by clicking HERE, and I look forward to seeing you on Zoom on Sep 29th, 6 PM.
Sincerely, Harry Arora State Representative - District 151