CIPHI Virtual Education Session May 30, 2024

Hurricane Fiona An Environmental Health Response & Relief Effort Thursday May 30th 12:00pm EST

This presentation will highlight resources, procedure and communication in the role of Environmental Health and response to Hurricane Fiona weather event in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. There were significant impacts on the Southwest Coast of the island resulting in injuries, infrastructure damage, significant erosion along the coastline and even death. Fiona occurred on Sept 24, 2022 creating an enormous storm surge that destroyed over 100 homes and displaced hundreds of residents. Recovery efforts are still ongoing. Features of the presentation will include data collection during initial assessment, cleanup and recovery.

Meeting Registration – Zoom