Speech to Text for Evacuation Aid For Jackson And Josephine Counties
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with disabilities registry services around 600 people in jackson and josephine counties. i want you to take a look at this map right here, you can see facilities and the green crosses stand for childcare facilities. connie says: disaster registry is a database of people that have requested to be in there because they would need special assistance during a disaster because they either could not evacuate themselves or they could not stay in their home for three days or they would need special notification because of a disability licensed care facilities are automatically signed up with the disaster registry. connie says: individuals have to actually fill out a disaster registry form to be in the disaster registry themselves the system is used multiple times a year and not only for wildfires. connie says: a couple of years ago we had a big snowstorm and search and rescue was actually able to take medications out to two of our disaster registry went to walmart in grants pass and picked up their meds and delivered them first responders have access to the database too -- which notifies them if there is a person who might need help getting out of a disaster. connie says: say an apartment building is on fire they can look on the map and they can tell that somebody is in a particular room that would need special help this week the disaster registry was there to help as the penninger fire tore through central point. connie says: the fire we had at center point a couple days ago that actually that area included three foster homes and several individuals -- butted -- were able to just circle this and then phone everybody that's in our database in our area and ask them if they have help that phone call came just in time for an adult foster care off biddle road -- right in the line of the penninger fire. lilian says: she spotted some smoke and then she noticed that we are in that vicinity of the fire and this is a foster care home so you know she immediately called our home alicia says: coming up on newswatch 12 at 6 the sheppard adult foster care home was in a evacuation level three during the penninger fire. hear from the owner as she recounts that day. in central point, alicia rubin, newswatch 12. in for josephine county - a new list of level 2 evacuation