The first two-days of this three-day workshop explores a wide range of FEMA Individual Assistance programs, procedures, and responsibilities to help state and local emergency management professionals plan, prepare, and put into action disaster recovery best-practices. Topics include: disaster recovery centers; functional and access needs; preliminary damage assessments (PDA); temporary housing; the Individual Assistance sequence of delivery, including Small Business Association (SBA) practices; disaster survivor assistance teams (DSAT); IA programs such as Crisis Counseling, Disaster Case Management, secure data sharing policies (e.g. Routine Use Requests), and Other Needs Assistance. The focus of the third day of the workshop is on the National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF), the Virginia Recovery Annex, and Pre-disaster Recovery Planning for state and local governments. Instruction for this workshop is provided by FEMA Region III Recovery experts.
Target Audience: Local government, state agency personnel, NGOs, and voluntary organizations with roles and responsibilities related to disaster recovery.
Dates: March 13-15, 2018
Times: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Hampton Fire Station 11, 1304 Big Bethel Rd., Large Classroom / Alt EOC, Hampton, VA 23666
Registration Instructions: Register for this course via the Commonwealth of Virginia Learning Center at: https://covlc.virginia.gov/. If you need help or have questions, please contact the Help Desk at 804-897-9995, 8-5 M-F or email: LMSHelp@vdem.virginia.gov.
Date:March 13, 2018 – March 15, 2018
Time:8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location:Hampton Fire Station 11, 1304 Big Bethel Rd, Large Classroom / Alt EOC Hampton, VA 23666
Course Manager:Candice Crockett