City/State Evacuation Exercise

Media Advisory

    What: Emergency Evacuation Training Exercise

   When: Friday, June 21, from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 Where: Corpus Christi Gym, 3202 Cabaniss Parkway, 78415

  Who:   City of Corpus Christi

              Texas Department Emergency Management

              Texas Military ETN Group

               Regional Transit Authority

               Corpus Christi Independent School District

               Salvation Army

               American Red Cross

               211 Texas

               Functional Needs Support Team

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - Representatives from the City of Corpus Christi, Texas Department of Emergency Management, Texas Military ETN Group and local agencies will take part in an emergency evacuation training exercise. The focus of the drill is to see how participants put their training skills to use during a mock setting, such as a hurricane.

The exercise will utilize volunteers who will act as evacuees pretending to be sent to safe locations throughout the state during an emergency. Anyone is encouraged to participate including people with pets. Animals must be on a leash or in a crate or kennel. If you are interested, join the emergency management team at 2:00 p.m. at Corpus Christi Gym, 3202 Cabaniss Parkway.

Reasonable accommodations are provided upon request and in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation, please call 361- 826-2940, 48 hours in advance. 

For more information, media representatives may contact Public Information Manager DeAnna McQueen at 361-826-2940 or by email at