G205 – Recovery from Disaster: The Local Community Role (Abingdon)

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Emergency Management



Date and Time

October 11, 2023 8:00 am




Dates: October 11-12, 2023

Times: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Abingdon Fire Department, 316 Park St SE, Abingdon, VA 24210

To Register: Click here: http://covlc.virginia.gov.\\ Deadline to register is October 4, 2023

This two-day course provides an introduction to disaster recovery principles and includes current
recovery practices and policies as outlined in the National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF).
Case studies and activities are included in the course to support participant learning. Access to and
use of a variety of resources for recovery planning are taught in the course, including a FEMA
online Community Recovery Management Toolkit (CRMT) and a Resource Library associated with
the Recovery Pre-Disaster Planning Guide for Local Governments (RPPG-L) that contains links to
model plans, templates, tools, lessons learned, best practices, and a range of supplemental
reference materials and related pre-disaster planning and disaster recovery resources.

Target audience: This course is designed for local and state government officials, planners,
emergency managers, building inspectors, health care administrators, housing directors, voluntary
agency coordinators and others who assist with recovery efforts following a disaster.

Registration Instructions: Registration will be done electronically via the Commonwealth of
Virginia Learning Center at: https://covlc.virginia.gov/. Deadline to register is October 4, 2023.
If you need help or have questions, please contact the Help Desk via email:

Course Manager: Candice Brown, candice.brown@vdem.virginia.gov, 804-385-7487