KDEM Trng: "(G270.4) Recovery From Disaster: The Local Government Role"
 Course ID: 1030755
 Format: On-Site - Classroom course or workshop (Live Event)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
 Course Number: G270.4
 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): none
 Certificate: your KDEM Training Certificate
Course Description:

G270.4 – Recovery from Disaster: The Local Government Role

The goal of this two-day course is to explain the recovery process roles and responsibilities at the local government level and thus facilitate the development of a Disaster Recovery Plan. This course includes lectures, facilitator led discussions, and small group and individual activities. Participants will have the opportunities throughout the course to apply concepts learned through problem-solving activities and case studies.



  • Increase local government awareness of issues involved in disaster recovery
  • Identify types of local government officals who serve on the disaster recovery teams (DRTs)
  • Identify the roles and responsibilities of disaster recovery team members

Target Audience

This course is best suited for a mixed audience of emergency managers and allied professionals who normally are involved in local recovery operations. These allied professionals include public works directors, building inspectors, housing officials, and community planners.

There are no required prerequisites for this course.


G270.4 – Recovery from Disasters: The Local Government Role is a required course for the FEMA Advanced Professional Series. Please visit the EMI Independent Study website for more information about this series and how to request your APS certificate of completion: http://training.fema.gov/emiweb/APS/



KDEM will set up a block of rooms at a hotel to be direct billed to us. These rooms will be available for Kansas residents traveling 60 miles or more to attend this training. Arrangements for lodging cannot be provided if participant is using Federal preparedness grant funds for this training. Residents outside of Kansas and private contractors are not eligible for direct-bill lodging provided by KDEM.

If you have a disability and need special accommodations in order to fully participate in any training activity, please contact the State Training Officer, Paula Phillips, at (785) 274-1413 or paula.a.phillips@us.army.mil, to discuss your specific needs.



Subject Area(s):
Management / Leadership
Policy / Planning
Emergency Management
Law Enforcement
Public Safety
Mental Health Professionals
Occupational Health and Safety Professionals
Social Workers
Emergency Management
Public Works
Administrative Support Staff
Administrators / Directors / Managers
General / Field / Frontline Staff
Course Language(s):
Course Level: Introductory
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals:
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: no
Registration Restrictions:
Sponsor: Kansas Division of Emergency Management - 2012
Accreditations: none
Special Notes: 2012
Course Contacts
Name: Isabel Herrera Schultes
Phone: 785-274-1412
email: maria.i.herrera@us.army.mil
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