DMP480 – 12.00 Hours


Details05/07/20 – 05/08/20New Orleans, LAIS DMP480 25Register


SWBNO Carrollton Water Plant

8800 South Claiborne Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118


David Pointon

Start Time

08:00 AM Thursday, May 07, 2020

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

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.

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.


Prior Training Courses or Knowledge

It is recommended, but not required, participants complete the Disaster Recovery Awareness (DMP370) course.


  • Pre-Disaster Planning and Recovery Actions
  • Federal Disaster Assistance and Recovery Programs
  • The Public Assistance Process: Initial Stages
  • The Public Assistance Process: Applicant Collaboration
  • Project Formulation and Management
  • Project Funding, Monitoring, and Closeout

Suggested Audience

This course is designed for management-level personnel at the municipal, county, state, tribal officials, and front-line leaders who might be called upon to plan for, perform, or support recovery operations before, during, and/or after a disaster. Attendees may also include both public and private community members likely to be involved in community disaster recovery, to include, directors and staff of local response agencies along with supervisors and front-line employees representing governmental administrative disciplines/services.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 1.20 CEUs

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: (979) 458-9188 | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811

I found the activities in the workshop extremely helpful in identifying my strengths and weaknesses as a facilitator. The hands-on practice exercises allowed me to receive feedback from my peers and the instructor in a non-threatening environment that improved my facilitation skills.

— Nicole Buzello, Lean Facilitator Trainee, Corpus Christi Army Depot
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