The Introduction to Disaster Recovery Public Assistance Programs course provides an overview of the FEMA disaster recovery public assistance program and will provide front line jurisdiction staff and leaders with the information that will assist communities and businesses to prepare for and recover from disasters. The course will provide an overview of the key topics to understand recovery and improve preparedness for the next disaster. The course will facilitate an understanding of how to identify and recognize disaster recovery program resources by discussing and summarizing the FEMA Public Assistance Program and Policy Guide and how to use the FEMA guide as a baseline for recovery planning.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.
RecommendedDisaster Recovery Awareness (DMP370)
TopicsIntroduction to Recovery+Overview of the National Disaster Recovery Framework+Pre-Disaster Recovery Planning+Introduction to the FEMA Public Assistance Program+Public Assistance Policy Eligibility Part 1+Public Assistance Policy Eligibility Part 2+Public Assistance Program Administration
This is a management-level course designed for City, County, State, and Tribal officials and front line leaders who might be called upon to plan for, perform or support recovery operations during and after a disaster. It may also include both public and private community members that are likely to be involved in a disaster recovery.
Continuing Education and Professional Credits1.2 CEUs