HOuses reduced to rubble

Folk U: Are You Prepared? Part 1 w/Shaun Koopman @89.5FM

Are You Prepared? In this part 1 of a 2 part series (2art 2 is a LIVE, In person event on April 22 at 1 p.m.), Shaun Koopman from the Strathcona Regional District will join host Manda Aufochs Gillespie to discuss what it looks like for Cortes Islanders (and others) to be prepared for a number of emergencies including fire, earthquake, multi-month power outages, and more.

How resilient are you as an individual? Are we as a community? What’s the role of the Regional District in big disasters? When do we evacuate and when do we shelter in place and what happens when the answers differ from person to person?

And, see you on April 22nd at 1 p.m. under the CCEDA big tent (beyond Manson’s Hall parking lot) for a Cortes-specific take on Preparing for the Big One with local emergency services, results from CKTZ emergency preparedness survey, and tips on getting truly ready for surviving and thriving through Big Disasters.

Folk U Radio is taking old school viral every Friday at 1 and Mondays at 6:30 @CKTZ89.5FM or livestreamed at Find repeats anytime at

Top image credit: Houses reduced to rubble – Photo by Chandler Cruttenden on Unsplash

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