FEMA Course: Community Planning for Economic Recovery
Presented by: National Center for Disaster Preparedness
Location: Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, Conference Center (7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, WI 53147)
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
This course reviews how communities can plan for economic recovery after a disaster. Content includes lessons learned from recent disasters and an overview of available resources and tools for disaster planning. This course will guide decision makers to incorporate community planning for economic resilience and recovery from natural disasters. The curriculum includes practical tools to develop stronger partnerships between the public and private sectors, evaluate community hazard assessments through the lens of economic recovery, provide resources for public and private sector partners to use in a post-disaster environment, and planning templates for articulating these actions at the community level. This 1-day planning workshop will be offered at emergency management centers, nonprofit organizations, and state and local agencies.