Community Calendar Event

Community Planning for Economic Recovery

Presented by: National Center for Disaster Preparedness

The National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Columbia University, will be conducting a free FEMA course for MGT-462: Community Planning for Economic Recovery in Concord, New Hampshire on Thursday, January 16th.

Course Description: 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 is a 1-day planning workshop.

Course 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.

Target Audience: 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.

Date: Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 8:00am to 4:30pm
Location: NH Fire Academy

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