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June 29, 2015

UPCOMING: DHS Webinar on Emergency Preparedness for Houses of Worship

This webinar is a collaborative effort between the DHS Center for Faith-based & Neighborhood Partnerships, a center of the White House Office of Faith-based & Neighborhood Partnerships and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help connect faith-based and community organizations with tools, resources, and partners to help prepare their houses of worship for all hazards, including active shooter incidents.

Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Time: 2:00 - 3:15 p.m. (EDT)

How to Join the Webinar:

• Join the webinar by clicking the Registration Web Link.

• Be sure to test your Adobe Connect connection prior to the meeting.

• This webinar will offer closed captioning.

Preparedness resources for house of worship:

• Emergency Operations Planning Resources:

Guide for Developing High-Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Houses of Worship

◦ (Recorded webinar): An Overview of the Guide for Developing High-Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Houses of Worship

US Department of Education Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center

• Active Shooter Preparedness Resources:

Department of Homeland Security Active Shooter Preparedness Webpage

FBI Office of Partnerships Active Shooter Incidents Resource Page

FBI Active Shooter Quick Reference Guide

• Free online independent study courses for everyone:

IS-907: Active Shooter: What You Can Do

IS-360: Preparing for Mass Casualty Incidents: A Guide for Schools, Higher Education, and Houses of Worship

IS-906: Workplace Security Awareness Course

IS-914: Surveillance Awareness: What You Can Do

IS-366: Planning for the needs of children in disasters

IS-909 - Community Preparedness: Implementing Simple Activities for Everyone

• All hazard preparedness resources:

Ready.gov – a national public service advertising (PSA) campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters

National Preparedness Community Faith-based Community of Practice

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline

Earthquake Preparedness Playbook

Flood Preparedness Playbook

Hurricane Preparedness Playbook

Tornado Preparedness Playbook

Wildfire Preparedness Playbook

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