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Wednesday, June 11, 2:00 – 3:30pm ET
An Introduction to the FEMA Youth Preparedness Technical Assistance Center
 
To receive the webinar link, register at: https://icpd.adobeconnect.com/yptech1/event/registration.html
 
Across the country, parents, teachers, program leaders, youth advocates, and many others are taking steps to teach the youth of our nation how to be prepared for disasters and emergencies. Whether taught in classrooms, after-school programs, youth groups, or any other venue, preparedness skills can make a huge difference in children’s ability to keep themselves and others safe in the event of an emergency. Learning about preparedness can also help reduce children’s anxiety about potential disasters.
 
FEMA supports youth preparedness wherever it is taught, and developed a Technical Assistance Center to support those undertaking this important work. Join our webinar to learn about the tools, resources, and personalized assistance that are available from the FEMA Youth Preparedness Technical Assistance Center.
 
For more information about FEMA Youth Preparedness, please email FEMA-Youth-Preparedness@fema.dhs.gov, or visit the website at http://www.ready.gov/youth-preparedness.
 
 
Tuesday, June 17, 2:30 – 4:00pm ET
VAL Community Engagement Webinar – “Data/Information Sharing with Partners – New Initiatives for Sharing

Audio: (800) 320-4330, Pin 199532#
Visual: https://icpd.adobeconnect.com/val-team (please enter as “Guest,” and include your name)

Federal State Agreement/Information Sharing Access Agreement

State, local, tribal and voluntary agencies and voluntary organizations need survivor information from FEMA to assist, plan, conduct outreach, assess needs, and avoid duplicating benefits. We will review past practices and discuss new and improved disaster survivor information sharing procedures.

Agenda

  • Welcome, Introductions, and Objectives
  • Review of Written Consent, Routine Uses, Information Sharing Access Agreements (ISAAs) and Federal State Agreements (FSAs)
  • What Data Information Sharing Means to the VAL, Voluntary Organization and State Partners
  • Exercise: Scenarios and best approaches for sharing information
  • Lessons Learned and Best Practices from 2013 disasters – American Red Cross
  • Q&A

Resources posted on Adobe Connect meeting site  

There will be time for question-and-answer following the presentations.  We look forward to sharing and discussing these topics with you!

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06/20/2014 - 15:07
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