Importance of emergency preparedness

School of Humanitarian Studies Prof. Robin Cox was interviewed on Global News BC about the importance of emergency preparedness in response to the current Fort McMurray wildfire.

Here is an excerpt:

“Most of us live in the idea that this isn’t going to happen to me,” Cox told Global News in a phone interview. “Certainly when events like this happen… there’s a huge interest in emergency planning, there’s a huge interested in emergency kits, etc. But that wears off.”

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