New FEMA Guide

New FEMA Document (33pp.) Engaging Faith-Based and Community Organizations. June 2018.

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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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