FEMA Releases “Local Elected and Appointed Officials Guide: Roles and Resources in Emergency Management”
FEMA is releasing the “Local Elected and Appointed Officials Guide: Roles and Resources in Emergency Management”. This guide makes it easier for senior officials to understand, prepare for and execute their leadership responsibilities to help mitigate community risks; save lives; protect property; and recover from disasters.
Date: October 6, 2022 - October 20, 2022
Local Elected and Appointed Officials Guide: Roles and Resources in Emergency Management” provides an executive-level introduction to emergency management concepts and principles for local senior officials and identifies local senior officials’ roles and responsibilities for incident emergency management before, during and after disasters. The guide also explains how to access additional resources.
FEMA will host a series of 60-minute webinar sessions to provide an overview of the guide and associated quick reference guide, checklists and seven-minute video. The sessions will include facilitated discussions with stakeholders and provide updates since the National Engagement period. Advance registration is required and on a first-come, first-served basis.
To register, click on your preferred session below:
- Webinar 2: 4:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, Oct. 12
Register at: https://fema.connectsolutions.com/eplp7dfij63j/event/registration.html
- Webinar 3: 10:00 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, Oct. 18
Register at: https://fema.connectsolutions.com/e6gfno2b358c/event/registration.html
- Webinar 4: 3:00 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 20
Register at: https://fema.connectsolutions.com/e6hji9c55j9v/event/registration.html
- Local Elected and Appointed Officials Guide
- Local Elected and Appointed Officials Quick Reference Guide
- Local Elected and Appointed Officials Checklists
If you require assistive accommodations to participate in these sessions, please email us at NPD-Planning@fema.dhs.gov.