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Disaster preparedness conference scheduled amid lava, hurricane threats

Pacific Risk Management is hosting a disaster preparedness conference beginning on Monday. (Image: Pacific Risk Management Ohana) Pacific Risk Management is hosting a disaster preparedness conference beginning on Monday. (Image: Pacific Risk Management Ohana)
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A four-day event aimed at helping Hawaii's community leaders prepare for natural disasters is set to kick off at the Hawaii Convention Center on Monday.

The conference, hosted by the Pacific Risk Management Ohana, will feature topics that range from disaster management and economic sustainability, to water quality and citizen health. 

The theme for this year's conference will be "Technology and Disaster Risk Reduction" and events will run from Monday until Thursday.

For more information on some of the presentations and training opportunities available at the conference, as well as registration, click here.

Training is free for those who reserve a spot, and rates for conference sessions range from $100 to $690 depending on the person's affiliation, and how much of the conference one plans on attending.

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