2013 Disaster Summit
A Whole Community: Strengthening and Building Partnerships, Capacity and Resiliency
April 23 – 24, 2013
West Virginia Wesleyan College
Buckhannon, West Virginia
The 2013 Disaster Summit – ‘A Whole Community: Strengthening and Building Partnerships, Capacity and Resiliency will focus on developing a plan to help the participants identify their local capacities and capabilities and how they can effectively channel those strengths to assist and coordinate with other agencies and organizations during the disaster and the following recovery efforts.
Topics included in the Summit:
- Identifying local ‘key leaders’
- Key functions of a Emergency Operations Center
- National Mass Care Strategy
- FEMA public assistance process
- Identifying your organization’s time, talent, and treasures.
The Summit will provide a venue for organizations to work together, identify their strengths, and understand that they could be a vital partner during disaster and recovery efforts.
The target audience includes any individuals involved in behavioral health, faith-based, voluntary, or non-profit/non-governmental organizations.