MOSCOW, Idaho -- Local community organizations and individuals are pleased to present the 3rd Annual Palouse Community Preparedness Fair on March 23, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The church building is located at 2600 W “A” Street (behind Staples). This free, family-friendly fair will include over 20 displays, demonstrations, and booths featuring information to help individuals and families prepare themselves for emergencies and other adversities. The community is invited to come learn how to create a 96-hour emergency backpack, improve and utilize food supplies, dehydrate food, and talk on the amateur radio (HAM) network. Attendees will also learn about the plans community organizations have in place to help during emergencies, preparedness for pets, and how overall preparedness provides the security and confidence to withstand hardships. The list of participating organizations includes, but is not limited to: • Moscow Police Department • Moscow Fire Department • Life Flight • Public Health – Idaho North Central District • Humane Society of the Palouse • North Central Idaho Fire Prevention Co-op • US Coast Guard Auxiliary • Disability Action Center • Latah County Disaster Services • Whitman County Department of Emergency Management • American Red Cross • Idaho Food Bank • District Health • American Radio Relay League • Palouse Clearwater Environmental Institute • American Radio Relay League • Inland Northwest Broadcasting • National Weather Service Attendees may bring non-perishable canned and packaged food items for a food drive. There will also be a drawing for free prizes! Those interested may visit www.palousepreparedness.com for more details.