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Disaster kits for schools

April 16, 2007

Camilla-- The Camilla Fire Department handed out disaster education kits to all area schools Monday night. A grant from Mitchell EMC paid for the Risk Watch curriculum that will help teachers show kids how to protect themselves in case of all sorts of emergencies.

"This program covers a wide range of hazards and risks that our children may face from burn injury to gun safety, bicycle safety, tornadic activity, earthquakes it's a multi-risk educational program," said Camilla Fire Chief Randy Walker.

Various lessons are designed for elementary, middle, and high school students. All Mitchell County schools, Baconton Charter School, and Westwood School got the kits.

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