A Look at Hurricane Dorian: Were we ready? Lessons about Planning, Preparedness and Future Response

A Look at Hurricane Dorian: Were we ready? Lessons about Planning, Preparedness and Future Response
Duration: 60 Minutes
Module 1 Module 1
Recorded on: 2020-05-27
Unit 1 Slide Deck: A Look at Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian struck the Abaco Islands on September 1 with maximum sustained winds of 185 mph, then moved on to Grand Bahama with similar intensity before stalling just north with unrelenting winds for at least 24 hours. This session will touch on their preparedness, how it compares to the preparedness of other communities and look at barriers to planning and preparedness, and priorities for the future.


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Audience Comments

  • “Great tips from speaker with insight – she knows the animal lovers aren’t leaving without their 4-legged family members and they’ll die trying to rescue them. Good bullet-point slides and pictures. Monetary total – staggering!” — Roseann
  • “That both people and animals need to have a plan including livestock and horses.” — c
  • “Impacts of storms over the decades and their rankings in terms of damage was the most valuable.” –K
  • “All of it was great and very interesting.” — Kimberly
  • “The author appeared to be very well versed in her subject matter. Well done!” — Kim
  • “Excellent presentation.” — Robert


** This webinar has been certified by the National Animal Care and Control Association and may be eligible for Continuing Education Units. Please consult your local certification processes for additional details. Current NACA Members who attend will be able to download a jointly issued attendance certificate that includes the National Animal Care & Control Association logo.
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