The National Center for
Disaster Preparedness will be conducting a live, virtual training for:
Improving Individual and Households’ Financial Literacy and Management to
Support Post-Disaster Economic Recovery
Who: Public and private sectors in Flint, MI, the state of
MI, and FEMA Region V and VII.
When: October 20th, 2022
Time: 9:00 AM ET - 2:30 PM ET (includes a half hour for lunch and
breaks throughout the training)
Complete the pre-test before October 20, 2022.
Attend the virtual session via Zoom
About this Course
This course will provide learners with information on
individual and household financial literacy and the potential financial effects
of disasters. Some of the areas covered in the course include developing
pre-disaster plans for financial literacy, understanding disaster assistance
programs available to individuals and households, and understanding
vulnerability to disasters.
By the end of this
training, participants will be able
Identify key elements of
individual/household financial literacy, including critical components of
Recognize ways to coordinate
intermediate and long-term plans among whole-community partners who can support
individual/household financial recovery.
Identify components of a personal
economic recovery plan that incorporates resources from public, private, and
Restate individual/household action
steps for increasing disaster financial readiness as part of a disaster
financial management strategy.
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