Local Organization Creates Collaboration Effort to Improve Emergency Response during Disasters

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WESLACO – A local organization has a new way of responding to Rio Grande Valley disasters.

The Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council put together a collaboration called ‘Community Organizations Active in Disaster’.

“What it is, is it brings together community organizations, working with government entities, to be a little more proactive in times of any disaster,” says the organization’s executive director, Ron Garza.

Garza explains the goals is to coordinate a more effective emergency response and to efficiently deliver resources.

Watch the video above for more information.

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