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Course Title: Community Planning for Disaster Recovery (AWR-356)
Status: FEMA Certified. This course is now listed in the FEMA National Training and Education Division (NTED) Catalog.
Description:

Disaster Recovery is a complex, costly, and potentially lengthy process. Depending on the scope of a disaster, recovery efforts can last years and cost millions of dollars. Planning has a direct positive impact on a community’s ability to recover from disasters. Planning for disaster recovery before disasters occur can significantly speed up and facilitate the post-disaster recovery process.
Community Planning for Disaster Recovery is an eight-hour awareness-level course that provides facilitated discussions on key concepts for disaster recovery planning, including the benefits of pre-disaster planning, key elements, and the plan development process.  This course will prepare participants to initiate disaster recovery plans and participate in the long-term recovery planning process in their own communities through the review of case studies and existing disaster recovery plans.

Target Audience:
  • Government Administrative
  • Emergency Management
  • Public Works
  • Public Health
  • Transportation
  • Citizen/Community Volunteer
     
Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe the key concepts of disaster recovery planning
  2. Identify the roles and capabilities of various partner organizations involved in disaster recovery
  3. Evaluate and critique a sample disaster recovery plan
  4. Identify the steps involved in developing a disaster recovery plan
Contact Hours: 8
APA Credits 6.5 Certification Maintenance
ASFPM Credits 6.5 Continuing Education Credits
IACET Credits 0.6 Continuing Education Units
Type: Awareness
Prerequisites:

None

Requirements:

N/A
 

Provider: UH-NDPTC
Delivery Method: Instructor Led. If you are interested in having this course delivered in your area, please contact your State Administrative Agency (SAA) through the FEMA Emergency Management System. Step-by-step instructions are available at: https://www.firstrespondertraining.gov
Max Enrollment: 30 - 40 participants
Test Requirements:
  • Pre-test to be completed PRIOR to the course. Assists to assess familiarity with the course subject material.
  • Post test to be completed at completion of course. To receive a FEMA issued Certificate of Completion, a post test score of at least 70% must be obtained.
Costs: The cost of developing and delivering training is covered by a cooperative agreement with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). There is no cost to the individual for taking the course. we do not cover the cost of travel or lodging to attend training.