Training Opportunity: MGT405 Mobilizing Faith-Based Community Organizations in Preparing for Disaster Course – La Porte, TX

Sent on behalf of La Porte Office of Emergency Management

The La Porte Office of Emergency Management is hosting the Mobilizing Faith-Based Community Organizations in Preparing for Disaster course on April 5, 2018.  The class will be held at the La Porte Police Department Training Room at 3001 N. 23rd St. The course flyer can be found here: MGT405 LA PORTE TX -4-5-18 Flyer

This eight-hour course covers emergency planning and brings together emergency managers and first responders with FBCO leaders in a shared learning environment. This course facilitates effective communication in order to develop comprehensive local emergency plans.

Topics covered include, but are not limited to:

  • the significant role FBCOs have played during and after major disasters.
  • understanding the responsibilities and authority of each level of government and non-governmental organizations, as well as the phases of emergency management and other significant emergen­cy-related terminology.
  • the role leadership plays in FBCO preparedness, applying social net­working techniques to prepare members for disaster, and completing an emergency plan checklist that can be utilized by FBCOs during the planning process.
  • the process for developing a local emergency plan, listing the elements of a comprehensive emergency plan, and evaluating a plan for FBCO engagement.

You must be a United States citizen to attend this course.  If you would like to register, click here.  If you have any questions or need assistance registering, please contact Dena Mahan at or 281-470-0011.