State and local partners of the National Capital Region (District of Columbia, Maryland & Virginia) in collaboration with
the Department of Homeland Security’s Center for Faith-based & Neighborhood Partnerships
and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, cordially invite you to:
An Emergency Preparedness Workshop for the Faith Community
Tuesday, September 30th
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
(With optional sessions after 2:00 p.m. with area local emergency managers)
TBD – Metro (Train and Bus) Accessible Location in Washington, DC
*** The workshop is free***
To pre-register for the workshop e-mail Partnerships@fema.dhs.gov with “NCR - RSVP” in the subject line, please include your contact information (name, organization, title, work number and e-mail).
As a faith and/or community leader you will:
· Start “Developing a High Quality Emergency Operations Plan for your House of Worship” to respond to an emergency/incident, including guidance to address an active shooter scenario
· Connect with new partners ready to help support your house of worship & community prepare for emergencies
· Begin the process to receive a certificate from the Emergency Management Institute and earn Continuing Education Units
If you need reasonable accommodations, or if you have Limited English Proficiency please contact no later than
September 8, 2014.