Free Disaster Preparedness Workshops for Small – Business Owners
A free workshop series has been developed for small-business owners, nonprofits and those who prepare and respond to natural and man-made hazards.
Seven workshops will be held in south Louisiana this March. Registration for each is available at
Tuesday, March 19, DeRidder, Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Training Center, 412 Bolivar Bishop Dr., 8 a.m. – 12 noon
Developed by LSU’s Stephenson Disaster Management Institute (SDMI) under a grant awarded by the Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP), with funds provided by FEMA, participants will receive hands-on training and printed materials that cover all aspects of hazard mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.
Registration is limited. Breakfast and all takeaway materials are provided at no charge for this free small- business training event.