Guidance re School Shootings

From the JCRCNY,

 

 

 

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Readiness for Active Shooter Event

From the National Fire Protection Association, this free NFPA 3000™ Readiness Assessment for Active Shooter/Hostile Event Preparedness.

The NFPA sets the standards for many aspects of fire and emergency management for localities.  While there is a charge for many of their products, the assessment noted here is free.

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School Shootings

From the NCRCNY, Not Again! Lessons Learned from the FL School Shooting.

From the Conversation: If You Want to Know How to Stop School Shootings Ask the Secret Service.

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The Role of Faith Communities in Disaster

New Tip Sheet from the National Disaster Interfaiths Network: The Role of Faith Communities in Disaster.

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Active Shooter Drills Not Enough

From USAtoday, this article about pros and cons of Active Shooter Training in FL.

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List of Active Shooter Resources

From the Jewish Community Relations Council of NYC, this new list of Active Shooter Resources.

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Disaster Preparedness

See the information sources posted on my other blog, RecoveryDiva.com

 

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Helping with Houston Recovery

Nice example of faith-based groups at work: Amish and Mennonites Help with H. Harvey Rebuilding.

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FEMA and HOWs

The Government Gets Into the Church-Rebuilding Business. A provision tucked into the budget bill requires FEMA to treat religious institutions like other nonprofits.

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DHS Webinar – Feb. 13th

The webinar provides faith-based and non-profit leaders – as well as state, local, tribal, and territorial emergency managers – with an overview of FEMA’s Public Assistance Program and Policy Guidance changes; the Small Business Administration disaster assistance options for non-profits and houses of worship; and recommendations to ensure applicant organizations retain current insurance policies on their properties. Additionally, this webinar will offer practical preparedness steps you can take now to mitigate future loss or damage.

Title: Help After a Disaster for Private Non-Profits and Houses of Worship: Potential Sources of Financial Assistance

Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Time: 2:00 – 3:30p.m. (ET)

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