G202 – Debris Management Planning Course for State, Tribal, and Local Officials
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as well as State, Tribal,
and local governments, have become increasingly aware of the importance
of providing clear and consistent guidance to communities on debris
planning, response and recovery issues, and on FEMA
eligibility and process requirements of debris removal activities. The
cost of debris removal continues to rise, conflicts have arisen with
community’s methods of contracting for and monitoring debris removal
operations and methods of disposal are often found not to comply with
environmental laws and regulations. As a result, Public Assistance (PA)
applicants are often not receiving the full PA funding for which they
would otherwise be eligible.
recognizes that effective planning and management of debris issues
require extensive training and experience. As a result, this course is
designed to provide our State, Tribal, and local partners, training that
is nationally sponsored.
goal of the course is to enable State, Tribal, and local government
officials to successfully plan for, respond to, and recover from a major
knowledge of planning for, implementing, and managing debris
activities, including issues associated with environmental and historic
preservation considerations, debris forecasting and estimating, debris
contracting, Debris Management Site evaluation, operation, and debris
- Apply knowledge of FEMA eligibility and reasonable costs criteria as pertinent to presidentially declared events.
- Address debris planning and response and recovery activity issues.
course is designed for State, Tribal, and local officials who are
responsible for planning, managing, and/or implementing debris removal
and disposal activities from all types of disasters.
For most sessions, KDEM will set up lodging arrangements to be direct billed to us. Please look under the Registration Tab and then click on the Details Button for your session to be sure that lodging is available for the session you need to attend.
These rooms will be available for Kansas residents
traveling 50 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.
for a stay at a different hotel will not be honored without previous
authorization from KDEM Training Office Staff. Lodging arrangements are
only provided through this office.
you have a disability and need special accommodations in order to fully
participate in any training activity, please contact the State Training
Officer, Erin McGinnis, at (785) 646-1413 or firstname.lastname@example.org, to discuss your specific needs.