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EM 270_4 Recovery From Disaster: The Local Government Role
The goal of Recovery From Disaster: The Local Government Role is to explain recovery process roles and responsibilities at the local government level and thus facilitate the development of a Disaster Recovery Plan.
The course is best suited for a mixed audience of emergency managers and allied professionals who normally are involved in local recovery operations. These allied professionals include public works directors, building inspectors, housing officials, and community planners.
At the conclusion of this field course, participants should be able to:
Major categories of disaster recovery activities could be defined in many ways. For the scope of this course, we have identified six categories, called disaster functions.
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This course was developed in 2004 by the United States Fire Administration and Emergency Management Institute and will take approximately eight hours to complete.
FEATURES OF THE COURSE: SCOPE
This course covers
the activities usually performed by local governments after the emergency
response to a disaster has peaked and the long long-term activities (called
We have included
a slide of a typical "life cycle" of a disaster response, short-term
recovery and long-term recovery.
This course identifies
the types of local government official who may serve on a disaster recovery
team and describes their roles and responsibilities as members of that
There are nine lessons in this course. The course file is approximately 824 kilobytes for the benefit of low bandwidth (14.4 and 28.8 modem) users. The naming protocol is em270-4.exe. Graphics may not be optimum in these documents due to originals and file size considerations.
Upon receiving your paid registration, we will send you the password to open these. We recommend you print out the pages as you need them and keep them as a paper reference.
The test is taken online. When you pass the test, you will be mailed a certificate of completion.
The final exam is 20 questions taken from the reading material. You may use any of the materials while taking the test.
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