Community Planning for Economic Recovery
This course reviews how communities can plan for economic recovery after a disaster. Content includes lessons learned from recent disasters and an overview of available resources and tools for disaster planning. This course will guide decision makers to incorporate community planning for economic resilience and recovery from natural disasters. The curriculum includes practical tools to develop stronger partnerships between the public and private sectors, evaluate community hazard assessments through the lens of economic recovery, provide resources for public and private sector partners to use in a post-disaster environment, and planning templates for articulating these actions at the community level. This 1-day planning workshop will be offered at emergency management centers, nonprofit organizations, and state and local agencies.
Monday, February 10, 2020, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (8:30 a.m. registration/light breakfast)
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Headquarters, Building A, Rooms 110-111, 400 S. Martin Luther King Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89106 (map)
This course is available to the whole community, including managers and leadership of private sector businesses (for-profit and not-for-profit), state, local, tribal, and territorial leadership and management, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster, emergency managers, and economic development organizations.
By the end of this training, participants will be able to fulfill the following learning objectives:
-Calculate estimated financial losses from major disasters and identify factors that influence a community's economic recovery.
-Identify all steps of a hazard analysis pertaining to disaster economic recovery.
-Formulate ways to collaborate with potential community partners for coordinating economic recovery.
-Appraise cost recovery options (such as insurance and federal programs) that may be utilized to support organizational recovery from a disaster.
-Revise customizable planning tools appropriate for the participants' work context.
-Synthesize customizable planning tools for use within the participants' context.
-Prepare an economic impact analysis as part of a post disaster economic recovery case study.
-Develop ways to integrate whole community continuity of operations planning through different management techniques.
*This project is supported by Cooperative Agreement Number EMW-2016-CA-00123 administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Points of view or opinions expressed on this page are those of the author and do not represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.