Community Mass Care and Emergency Assistance
This course provides training for local communities to prepare for and manage the Mass Care/Emergency Assistance (MC/EA) functions effectively. The goal is to prepare community agencies, organizations, and businesses to work together in coordination with emergency management and traditional MC providers to plan and provide MC/EA services to those affected by disaster.
- Define the four primary MC/EA services as discussed in this course.
- Describe how to determine their community’s MC/EA service resource requirements.
- Identify providers that exist in their community or can be called upon from a nearby community to meet the requirements for MC/EA.
- Name planning and operational actions that can affect how services will be provided.
- List action items to use resources and providers to meet MC/EA requirements in their community.
Program Area(s): Citizen Preparedness; Planning
Prerequisites & Other Information:
Selection Criteria: This course is intended for MC coordinators, management staff, non-governmental organization leaders, private sector, and other emergency management staff that are a part of the team and have a responsibility for effective MC/EA preparedness and response.
No tuition is charged.
There are several options for the composition of a class. One is the State MC Coordinator and his/her team; a local MC Coordinator and his/her team; or a State MC Coordinator and local MC Coordinators from the state.
This course is considered local and travel will not be reimbursed.
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