City of Corpus Christi Hosts Hurricane Evacuation Exercise

Media Advisory

What:   Emergency Evacuation Training Exercise

When: Friday, June 16, from 2:00 p.mto 3:30 p.m.           

Where: Corpus Christi Gym

             3202 Cabaniss Parkway, 78415         

Who:   City of Corpus Christi

            Texas Division Emergency Management

            Regional Transit Authority

            Corpus Christi Independent School District

             American Red Cross

             211 Texas

             Functional Needs Support Team

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Representatives from the City of Corpus Christi, the Texas Division of Emergency Management and local agencies will participate in an emergency evacuation training exercise. The drill will focus on how participants use their training and skills during mock exercises, including hurricanes.

Volunteers will act as evacuees needing transportation to safe locations throughout the state. The public is encouraged to participate, including people with pets. Animals must be on a leash, in a crate or kennel.

If you are interested in participating, join the emergency management team at 2:00 p.m. at Corpus Christi Gym, 3202 Cabaniss Parkway.

For more information, media representatives may contact Senior Public Information Officer Gabriela Morrow at 361-826-3583 or