The Introduction to Disaster Recovery Public Assistance Programs course provides an overview of the FEMA disaster recovery public assistance program and will provide front line jurisdiction staff and leaders with the information that will assist communities and businesses to prepare for and recover from disasters. The course will provide an overview of the key topics to understand recovery and improve preparedness for the next disaster. The course will facilitate an understanding of how to identify and recognize disaster recovery program resources by discussing and summarizing the FEMA Public Assistance Program and Policy Guide and how to use the FEMA guide as a baseline for recovery planning.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.
Prior Training Courses or Knowledge
It is recommended, but not required, participants complete the Disaster Recovery Awareness (DMP370) course.
TopicsPre-Disaster Planning and Recovery Actions+Federal Disaster Assistance and Recovery Programs+The Public Assistance Process: Initial Stages+The Public Assistance Process: Applicant Collaboration+Project Formulation and Management+Project Funding, Monitoring, and Closeout
This course is designed for management-level personnel at the municipal, county, state, tribal officials, and front-line leaders who might be called upon to plan for, perform, or support recovery operations before, during, and/or after a disaster. Attendees may also include both public and private community members likely to be involved in community disaster recovery, to include, directors and staff of local response agencies along with supervisors and front-line employees representing governmental administrative disciplines/services.
Continuing Education and Professional Credits1.2 CEUs