Monday, Mar 10, 2014
Course on Mobilizing Faith-Based Community Organizations in Preparing for Disaster
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May 7, 2013 at 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Location: Williamson County Administration Building, 407 N. Monroe, Marion, IL
Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium is bringing a FREE Department of Homeland Security-certified course on Mobilizing Faith-Based Community Organizations in Preparing for Disaster to Marion, IllinoisReturn to event list.
Many rural areas have very active Faith-Based Community Organizations (FBCO), including religious charities, non-profits such as the Salvation Army, the American Red Cross, churches (both affiliated and unaffiliated), temples, synagogues, mosques, and non-governmental organizations. In the event of a disaster, all components of the community should be incorporated into emergency planning and response. Faith-based organizations have resources and access to individuals who can assist in various capacities during an incident. It is critical for government officials to establish relationships with these organizations to ensure a whole community approach in dealing with crisis situations.
This is a free, eight-hour instructor-led course. Mobilizing Faith-Based Community Organizations in Preparing for Disaster is a training program for FBCO representatives, emergency managers, and first responders from small and rural communities to strategically mobilize and engage FBCOs in a reciprocal approach to disaster planning.
Registration for this course is required - Registration deadline is April 23, 2013.
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For more information, contact Jared VanArsdall at (606) 677-6051, or email the Consortium. To register for the course or schedule any of our other courses, visit our web site at www.ruraltraining.org or contact the RDPC help desk 24/7 by phone at (877) 855-7372.
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