Grand Crossing Park Neighborhood Network
"...What YOU can do for YOUR Neighborhood"
This week we have a double header of Disaster Preparedness /Awareness. First there's the attached webinar in the afternoon on Wednesday July 1st.. Then there's our monthly Preparedness orientation for "DPI 60619" that same evening at Grand Crossing Library from 7 to 7:45pm (see the following email)
On Thursday, June 25, 2015 3:03 PM, Partnerships <Partnerships@HUD.GOV> wrote:
Webinar: Resources to help houses of worship prepare for emergencies
This webinar is a collaborative effort between the DHS Center for Faith-based & Neighborhood Partnerships, a center of the White House Office of Faith-based & Neighborhood Partnerships and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help connect faith-based and community organizations with tools, resources, and partners to help prepare their houses of worship for all hazards, including active shooter incidents.
Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Time: 2:00 - 3:15 p.m. (EDT)
How to Join the Webinar:
- Join the webinar by clicking the Registration Web Link.
- Be sure to test your Adobe Connect connection prior to the meeting.
- This webinar will offer closed captioning.
Preparedness resources for house of worship:
· Emergency Operations Planning Resources
o (Recorded webinar): An Overview of the Guide for Developing High-Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Houses of Worship
o US Department of Education Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center
· Active Shooter Preparedness Resources
· Free online independent study courses for everyone:
o IS-360: Preparing for Mass Casualty Incidents: A Guide for Schools, Higher Education, and Houses of Worship
· All hazard preparedness resources
o Ready.gov – a national public service advertising (PSA) campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters