Friday, August 29, 2014

An Emergency Preparedness Workshop for the Faith Community. Tuesday, September 30th

For your community check with the DHS Center for Faith-based & Neighborhood Partnerships to have a workshop scheduled in your community.

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)

Holiday Inn Capitol
550 C St, SW
Washington, DC, 20472

*** The workshop is free***

To pre-register for the workshop e-mail 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 12, 2014.

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