You’re Invited To RIRA Roosevelt Island Community Emergency Committee Meeting On Preparedness, Flooding And Climate Change Webinar Thursday August 25

Roosevelt Island Residents Association (RIRA) Community Emergency Committee Chair Frank Farance reports:

RIRA Community Emergency Committee meeting on Preparedness,
Flooding, and Climate Change webinar

Long time community activist and RIRA member Frank Farance presents
his monthly talk on Roosevelt Island emergency preparedness.  Since
April 2021, Mr. Farance has been providing a monthly presentation of the 4th
Thursday each month at 8-9 PM.  Each month address a different
topic, including seasonal hazards and preparedness.  This month’s
topics include

  • Climate Change, how it affects Roosevelt Island
  • How floods affect Roosevelt Island: inundation, riverine,
    storm surge, wave action
  • Flood Plan estimates through 2100
  • Community Resilience
  • Emergency Management cycle applied to Roosevelt Island:
    Prepare, Respond, Recover, Mitigate
  • Specific Actions for: Government, Community, Organizations,
    Housing, Individuals
  • Closing, Q&A

Frank Farance is a supervisor in the American Red Cross of Greater
New York, Disaster Action Team (DAT), which has responded to fires
on Roosevelt Island.  He is also a National Weather Service Weather
Ready Nation (WRN) Ambassador.  He is a graduate of FEMA’s National
Emergency Management Advanced Academy (NEMAA) and he is highly
trained in many areas of emergency management.

The following is the Zoom meeting info:

Meeting ID: 912 3049 8521
Passcode: 591680

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