Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Illinois To Host Hurricane Response Expert

Posted By on Tue, May 26, 2009 at 3:30 PM

Mayor Nagin will deliver a keynote address today at the Illinois Faith-Based Emergency Preparedness Initiative's Town Hall Luncheon Meeting in Springfield, Illinois. Nagin’s topic will be “Lessons Learned from Hurricane Katrina and the Role that Faith-Based Organizations Can Play.”

     The mayor will also serve as a panelist at the meeting, and he will be given a tour of the Illinois State Emergency Operations Center, a facility designed to bring all appropriate decision makers together in an emergency to allow for streamlined communication and efficient decision making.

     Nagin will return to New Orleans on Wednesday.

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