September 12, 2019
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) and his staff will be hosting an Emergency Preparedness Event on September 21, 2019 for individuals and families in the 2nd Congressional District to connect with agencies and organizations who will educate them on how to be prepared in the event of an emergency or disaster. This free event will be held at the Omaha Public Library, Millard Branch from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and will include interactive activities for everyone including a smoke escape trailer from the Omaha Fire Department, police cruisers and information from 22 agencies.

What:              Emergency Preparedness Event for Individuals and Families of Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District

Why:               So that individuals and families can learn to plan for supplies, where to go, how to locate others, etc. in the event of a disaster or emergency.

Who:               Rep. Don Bacon and staff, constituents of the 2nd Congressional District of Nebraska, and 22 emergency preparedness organizations and agencies including FEMA and the Omaha Fire Department, along with their smoke trailer.

Where:            Millard Branch Library
                        West Meeting Room/Parking Lot
                        13214 Westwood Lane
                        Omaha, NE. 68144

 When:            September 21, 2019
                        1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. CT

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Are you and your family prepared in the event of a disaster? Where do you go? Do you have enough supplies? How do you locate family and friends afterwards? September is National Emergency Preparedness Month and Rep. Don Bacon is hosting a free public event where you will learn the answers to these questions, and many more. Emergency Preparedness organizations and agencies will share information about how you and your family can prepare for and recover from an emergency or disaster. Visit for more information.