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Organization:  Volunteer Emergency Support Team (VEST)
Project Name: Neighborhood Day 2012
Primary Contact: Grelia Soliz, County Liaison, (703) 228-0711, (email)
Primary Address: 2229 South Shirlington Rd.
Arlington, VA 22206
This location is handicap accessible
(See a map)
Description:

Talk about emergency preparedness during this year's Neighborhood Day. Join VEST and MRC as we 

take the information door to door to residents from the Nauck Community.

Participate in this exciting community event. Come out wearing your most

comfortable shoes and hit the streets of Nauck!

After a brief Orientation we will strategically assign groups to specific streets where you and your group members will distribute emergency preparedness material. The information will include, tips on creating emergency plans, where to access information during a disaster, ways to get involved, and have you had a flu shot this year?

After each group is done canvassing, we'll meet back at the Nauck Community Center for snacks and a quick debrief! 

No prior training is required. All volunteers are welcome to participate in this experience and learn more about emergency preparedness. Please encourage your friends and family to participate with you!

 

 

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More information about Volunteer Emergency Support Team (VEST)
Volunteer Emergency Support Team (VEST)
Last updated on October 9, 2013

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Volunteer Emergency Support Team (VEST) volunteers assist with managing spontaneous, unaffiliated volunteers by connecting them to community agencies in need during an emergency.

Description:
As part of Volunteer Arlington and a member of Arlington County's Citizen Corps, VEST volunteers directly support the work of Arlington's Emergency Support Function 17: Volunteer & Donations Management.

Train, learn, and apply your knowledge of emergency preparedness. Join VEST and learn how to help coordinate recovery efforts, share information between government and relief agencies, mobilize resources, and rehabilitate devastated communities. Gain skills through exercises, training, and/or assisting members of the community become prepared for disasters.

Para información en español, llamar a Grelia Soliz al número (703) 228-0711.

Contact people:

 Grelia Soliz, County Liaison, (703) 228-0711, (email)
Alex Yuskavage, (email)


Main office number: (703) 228-1760
Office fax number: (703) 228-1013

Address:

 2100 Washington Blvd
3rd Floor

Arlington, VA 22204
This location is handicap accessible
(See a map)

Web Site: http://www.arlingtonva.us/vest

Directions:

 By Car (free parking for DHS clients in above-ground garage) Driving directions from I-395 and I-66 •From I-395: Exit at Route 27 (Washington Boulevard). Merge onto Washington Boulevard. Proceed north approximately 0.2 mile. Exit onto 2nd St S. Turn right at. . . (more)
  Nearest Bus Stop: ART Bus 42, ART Bus 45, ART Bus 77, 3 minute walk
Last updated on October 9, 2013

 

 


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2100 Washington Blvd
3rd Floor
Arlington, Virginia 22204
TEL (703) 228-1760
TTY (703) 228-1398
FAX (703) 228-1013
EMAIL volunteer (at) arlingtonva.us

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