Dates and Locations:

February 14, 2018 - Greenville
South Delta Planning and Development District, Senior Center
142 Shelby Street, Greenville, MS 38702

March 1, 2018 - Biloxi
MSDH Southern Public Health Region, Bolton Building
1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530

March 20, 2018 - Pearl
Pearl Community Center 
2420 Old Brandon Road, Pearl, MS 39208

March 22, 2018 - Winona
North Central Planning and Development District
28 Industrial Park Blvd, Winona, MS 38967



Sponsored by

Mississippi State Department of Health

Hosted by

Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities

Funding for this training was made possible by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Are you a person with a disability, caregiver, first responder, healthcare professional, or a staff member of an agency or organization serving people with access and functional needs?  This training is for YOU! This training is designed to increase the ability of communities to serve people with access and functional needs and their caregivers before, during and after disasters and emergencies.

Topics Covered:

  • Awareness and sensitivity in working with people with disabilities and their families
  • How the needs of people with disabilities differ during emergency preparedness and response
  • Informing and assisting people with disabilities and their families on appropriately palnning for disasters and emergencies
  • Coordinating community wide planning for disaster response and recovery                                        


For more information or to register via phone or email contact:

Vickie Perry at (601) 933-7188 or Vickie.Perry@msdh.state.ms.us