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Session 36 | Lessons Learned from Hurricane Ian

Session Summary

In this session, attendees will hear first-hand testimonies from administrators directly impacted by Hurricane Ian. Presenters will offer insight into safe and effective evacuation, competent and prepared receival of evacuees and capable management of the complications that arise during the recovery period. Presenters will walk attendees through these vital questions: what are the key factors in making the decision to evacuate, who needs to know what and when, what happens when a well-developed and viable disaster plan fails, and lastly, how can we build back stronger in the wake of Hurricane Ian. Panelists will be interviewed for additional insight about their experiences.