City Evacuation Exercise

Media Advisory

What: Emergency Evacuation Training Exercise

When:  Friday, June 18, 2 p.m.

Where: Corpus Christi Gym, 3202 Cabaniss Parkway, 78415

Who: City of Corpus Christi

             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 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.

People with pets are encouraged to participate. Pets must be on a leash or in a crate or kennel. Volunteers and their animals will act as evacuees during an emergency situation. If you are interested, join the emergency management team at 2:00 p.m. at the 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 361-826-1100 in advance.

For more information, contact Emergency Management Coordinator Billy Delgado at (361) 826-1100 or at