Full program description
PER406: Mass Care: Shelter and Relocation Capacity Building
Courtesy of the Emergency Management Division of the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office and the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University.
- Date: June 11th, 2024
- Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PT)
- Location: Virtual
How to obtain a certificate:
- Sign up for the course on this page.
- Take the pre-test.
- Attend the training on June 11th, 2024.
- Take the post-test and evaluation.
Please wait up to two weeks to receive a certificate. We look forward to seeing you soon!
This performance-level, virtual, instructor-led training will provide participants with an understanding of how to build shelter and relocation capacity. The course will review the requirements of sheltering and evacuation, including the equipment and staffing needs for these operations. In addition, planning for sheltering, evacuation, and relocation will also be covered. The course will review case studies of previous disasters and look at best practices from these events.
Identify available resources for constructing, retrofitting, equipping, staffing shelters and community safe rooms.
Analyze the current structure of ESF-6 leadership roles and responsibilities for coordinating mass care to ensure more accurate mass care capability assessments.
Evaluate best practices of jurisdictions in capacity building and the delivery of evacuee support, sheltering and relocation.
Assess how pandemics can affect ESF-6 approaches.
Hosted by Virginia Demaris from the Emergency Management Division of the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.
This project is supported by Cooperative Agreements EMW-2020-CA-00064, EMW-2021-CA-00092, EMW-2021-CA-00093, EMW-2022-CA-00037, and EMW-2023-GG019446 administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Points of view or opinions expressed in this document are those of the author and do not represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.