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Samford Will Host Mock Disaster Exercise Nov. 3

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1999-10-28Mary Wimberley, phone (205) 726-2922, e-mail mlwimber@samford.edu

Samford University will host a mock disaster exercise Wednesday, Nov. 3, at 2 p.m.

Participating agencies will be the Homewood Fire Department, Homewood Police Department, Brookwood Medical Center, Jefferson County Health Department, Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency, Jefferson County Sheriff's Department, Alabama Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The exercise will allow the participating agencies to practice the coordination of their emergency plans and procedures, according to Woody Odom, coordinator of the Jefferson County EMA.

Samford microbiology instructor Marione Nance and seven Samford students will play roles within the exercise, which will take place near Russell Hall.

 

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