Manual looks at steps city takes in emergency

Shelley Cherney, emergency management co-ordinator for the City of Melville. Photo by Jason G. Antonio

The City of Melville’s emergency planning manual provides an in-depth look at how officials are to respond in a disaster and how they can provide a prompt, co-ordinated response to reduce human suffering. Members of the city’s emergency planning committee gathered at the fire hall on Aug. 31 to review…