The guide provides a foundation for emergency managers to engage with faith-based and community organizations that can be partners in building a culture of preparedness and enhancing the security and resiliency of their communities.
The Emergency Planning Exercises web page offers free, downloadable table top exercises for the private sector to review, share and use.
The toolkit provides New York City specific guidance for emergency planning and includes a plan template and scenarios for communities to develop their own emergency plan.
Working with NYC Media and Next Millennium Productions, NYC Emergency Management has developed two Ready New York: What's Your Plan? videos that detail the importance of having an emergency plan. The short films have won recognition in the 35th annual
Launched in February 2003, Ready is a National public service campaign designed to educate and empower the American people to prepare for, respond to and mitigate emergencies, including natural and man-made disasters.
This curriculum provides an overview of why and how to engage faith communities during disasters and public health emergencies. The modules demonstrate how diverse religious and cultural practice increases partner capabilities and builds whole community resilience. The course offers tools
The NDIN Emergency Rest Center Course trains volunteers from houses of worship seeking to self-activate as Emergency Rest Centers (ERC).
This two-day (16-hour) trainer program equips participants to train others in NYDIS's Disaster Spiritual Care Curriculum. In addition to content review, this two-day training examines the characteristics of adult learners and models cooperative learning. (Pre-requisite: Two-day NYDIS Disaster Chaplain Training)
This two-day (16-hour) training course prepares chaplains and credentialed religious leaders to provide spiritual and emotional care during deployment to disaster sites as well as within their own communities.
Designed as a half-day or evening session, this training provides a basic introduction to Disaster Spiritual Care, Disaster Mental Health, and Self-Care, in an interactive format. Each registrant must be endorsed for this training and/or currently serve as a