Los Angeles Emergency Management Department Will Host Humanitarian Assistance Disaster Relief Village in Downtown LA, Aug. 28-29, as Part of LA Fleet Week ® 2018

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WHAT: To boost public awareness and promote disaster preparedness, LA Fleet Week® 2018 will feature a Humanitarian Assistance Disaster Relief (HADR) Village in Downtown LA, a new Fleet Week element this year.

The HADR will give Angelenos a firsthand opportunity to see how military and local first-responder resources would be mobilized in a Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA)-level disaster, such as a major earthquake. Free to the public, the HADR Village will feature displays, first responder exhibits and humanitarian assistance demonstrations.

WHEN:     Tuesday, August 28, 11:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m.
        Wednesday, August 29, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

WHERE:     Downtown Los Angeles, adjacent to City Hall
        200 N. Spring Street. between 1st St. and Temple St.
**Free parking available at 1st St. and Broadway**

WHO:Participating partners:

  • U.S. Marine Corps
  • LA Fire Dept.
  • LA Police Dept.     
  • LA Dept. of Animal Services
  • LA Parks & Recreation Dept.
  • LA Mayor’s Crisis Response Team
  • LA County Emergency Management Dept.
  • Salvation Army
  • International Medical Corps
  • American Red Cross

CONTACT:    

Mayor’s Communications Office
213-978-0741    
lamayornews(at)acity.org

Phillip Sanfield    
Port of Los Angeles    
310-732-3568         
psanfield(at)portla.org

Brian Garrido
LA Fleet Week Foundation
(323) 206-8293
bgarrido(at)lafleetweek.org or press(at)lafleetweek.org

  • Website: LAFleetWeek.com * Facebook: @LAFleetWeek * Instagram: @LAFleetWeek *
  • Twitter: @LAFleetWeek * Official Hashtag: #LAFleetWeek2018 *

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