Everyone knows what happened when the Titanic went down. Jack held on but eventually succumbed while Rose held on and went on to make a new life for heself. We all know what the danger was facing the Titanic... or do we? What would have happened if a few people had organized a response using modern technicques, would more people have survived? How can we be sure to be among the survivors if faced with a similary event? In this presentation, participants will learn how to cocnduct a Hazard and Vulnerabiloity Assessment, how to prepare for an emergency and how to recover. A combination of video vignettes, and audience participation will leave attendees laughing and more confident on how to apply these modern emergency management techniquesto everyday life.