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Contact: Kevin R. Malone
1399 American Pacific Dr.
Henderson, NV 89014
Office: (702) 486-1311
Pager: (702) 598-8926

NEWS FROM: Division of Emergency Management 00-118


Emergency Managers Prepare for Disaster
Statewide Conference Designed to Enhance Nevada Emergency Response


Is Nevada prepared for major disasters such as an earthquakes, floods, hazardous materials spills or terrorist incidents? What is being done to prepare for them? How can we learn from the past?

Emergency management experts and other concerned officials from across the state will meet this week to discuss ways to improve Nevada's emergency response capabilities. The State Emergency Management Directors/Coordinators Conference convenes at the Orleans Hotel in Las Vegas March 29 - 30, 2000.

Topics include presentation of the revised State Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan, a look back at Y2K and much more:

Media coverage is invited during the afternoon of Wednesday, March 29. For a full agenda, please contact DMV&PS Public Information or the Division of Emergency Management.