Oct 2021 Offering

This course is currently locked from receiving new registrations.

Course
MGT472-V - Planning for Transitional and Long-Term Housing After Major Disasters
Date & Times
Oct 28, 2021 from 9 AM - 2:30 PM
Description

This instructor-led course will provide learners with information on the importance of pre-planning for housing recovery to accelerate recovery after a disaster occurs.

The course will provide lessons on the basics of disaster housing planning and best practices of housing planning. The course will address the development of a housing strategy and implementation plan that meets the requirements of the Disaster Recovery Reform Act (DRRA) and FEMA's State-Managed Direct Housing Grant Guidance.

The course will improve knowledge and understanding of FEMA's direct temporary housing and permanent housing construction programs, including strategies to rapidly and efficiently initiate direct temporary housing and permanent housing construction programs, including the implications for code enforcement, permitting, and utility restoration.

The course will also cover best practices for incorporating direct temporary housing and permanent housing construction into an integrated approach. The course will also demonstrate the process of coordinating agreements and processes regarding the collection, sharing and handling of sensitive, personally identifiable information from federal and non-federal sources.

The course will also provide guidance on implementing FEMA's Transitional Sheltering Assistance, Disaster Case Management programs, and HUD's Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery program. Finally, the course will describe best practices for establishing and sustaining active disaster housing task forces that coordinate the delivery of transitional sheltering emergency repairs, temporary housing, case management services, and long-term housing recovery assistance from federal, state, local, and non-profit sector partners. Disaster housing task forces include potential members of the task force and the roles and responsibilities of a task force.

Course Objectives:
-Identify concepts of disaster housing and identify the importance of disaster housing planning.
-Identify best practices for implementing the Transitional Sheltering Assistance Program, Disaster Case Management, and Community
-Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program.
-Identify the benefits and limitations of temporary housing.
-Identify the benefits and limitations of long-term recovery assistance.
-Identify public resources to assist in planning and to ensure adherence to local building codes, permitting and utility restoration.
-Identify the roles and responsibilities of housing task force members.

*Participants are required to use their own computer, tablet, or smartphone during the course. No group settings.

Hours
7
Max Attendance
40 (3 Open Seats)
Region
State
Location
Virtual Offering
Virtual Instructor-Led Course
Virtual Instructor-Led Course, MO 65102
POST Approved
No
Target Audiences
Public Safety Communications (911), Education, Information Technology, Government Administrative, Emergency Management, Public Works, Volunteer Organizations, Emergency Management Director, and Transportation
Availability
Open To The Public
Prerequisites
None Set
Registrant Notes

October 28; 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
MUST ATTEND ALL DAY TO RECEIVE CREDIT AND HAVE INDIVIDUAL INTERNET ACCESSIBLE DEVICE.