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MGT-405 Mobilizing Faith-Based Community Organizations in Preparing for Disasters training

As a faith-based community organization, would you know how to work with emergency managers and first responders in the event of an emergency situation?

The Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium is delivering MGT-405 Mobilizing Faith-Based Community Organizations in Preparing for Disasters on May 25, 2023, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

MGT-405 is an 8-hour, DHS/FEMA-certified, tuition-free, management-level course. This course covers emergency planning and brings together emergency managers and first responders with Faith-Based Community Organization (FBCO) leaders in a shared learning environment. This course facilitates effective communication to develop comprehensive local emergency plans.

Topics include (but not limited to):

  • The roles FBCOs have played during and after major disasters
  • Understanding the responsibilities and authority of each level of governmental and non-governmental organizations, as well as the four phases of emergency management, and another significant emergency-related terminology
  • The role leadership plays in FBCO preparedness, applying social networking techniques to prepare members for disaster, and completing an emergency plan checklist that can be utilized by FBCOs during the planning process
  • The process for developing a local emergency plan, list the elements of a comprehensive county emergency plan, and evaluate a plan for FBCO engagement

Who Should Attend:

  • All First Responders
  • Governmental Administrative/Elected Officials
  • Citizen/Community Volunteers
  • Community Emergency Management Personnel
  • Community Stakeholders
  • Churches and Faith Based
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The deadline to register for this course is May 11, 2023.

For more information about this course or other RDPC training opportunities, visit or call toll-free 877-855-RDPC (7372).

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May 25 2023


8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium


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