Disaster Relief

CERT Basic Training Course

The following materials, from the Community Emergency Response Team, explain how a CERT operates in the time of an emergency, and how individuals can aid in a disaster through working with a CERT.

Disaster Planning for Churches (Hope Crisis Response Network)

This guide, from Hope Crisis Response Network, explains to churches how they can create a crisis plan for their own property, as well as minister effectively to others. It contains a checklist for what should be done before & after the event itself.

DHS Awareness & Detection Training Webinar

This webinar, from the Department of Homeland Security, is intended to prepare employees of an organization to maintain security by detecting criminal activity and other suspicious behavior, and reporting it to the proper authorities.

Exercising Continuity Plans for Pandemics

This course, from FEMA, outlines how a disaster response to a pandemic, such as H1N1 influenza, can be coordinated. It is intended to illustrate the anticipated conditions and effect of such a pandemic, as well describe what the next steps are that should be taken for preparedness in agencies or communities.

Protecting Your Home or Small Business From Disaster (FEMA)

This course, from FEMA, explains the risks that home and small business owners face from disasters, and outlines steps that they can take to protect against or mitigate the effects of these disasters.

DHS Workplace Security Awareness

This course, from FEMA, provides guidance from the Department of Homeland Security on how to improve security in your workplace. By the end of this course, you will be able to: identify potential risks to workplace security, describe measures for improving workplace security, and determine the actions to take in response to a security situation.

Emergency Manager: An Orientation to the Position

This course provides an introduction to Comprehensive Emergency Management (CEM) and the Integrated Emergency Management System (IEMS). Included is an in-depth look at the four phases of comprehensive emergency management; mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.

Introduction to the Incident Command System for Schools

This training, from FEMA, explains how the Incident Command System works in a school context. This will help prepare school staff for the role of security officer and for general preparedness.

A Citizen's Guide to Disaster Assistance

This training, from FEMA, explains how the local community, state, and federal government work together to provide disaster assistance. It is an introduction for both general public and those in emergency management who need an introduction to disaster assistance.

The Role of Voluntary Agencies in Emergency Management

This training, from FEMA, outlines the history of the voluntary organizations that respond to disasters and explains the key role that they play during the entire disaster management cycle. It also introduces the entities (National Voluntary Organization Active in Disaster, the Donations Coordination Team) that foster government/voluntary agency coordination throughout the emergency management cycle.


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