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  • Take the FEMA Virtual Training on June 15 - Business Disaster Financial Literacy

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    June 14, 2021
    Enroll in a New Disaster Economic Recovery Course Today!
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    National Center for Disaster Preparedness (NCDP)
    On-Demand Online Training
    NCDP Learning
    June 15, 2021
    FEMA PER-385 Virtual Training on Improving Business' Financial Literacy and Management to
    Support Post-Disaster Economic Recovery
    Click Here to Register for FEMA PER-385 Training
    Dear Learner,
    The National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University in partnership with the Florida SBDC at Pinellas County Economic Development and the Florida Division of Emergency Management will be conducting a live virtual workshop for:
    FEMA Course PER-385: Improving Business' Financial Literacy and Management to Support Post-Disaster Economic Recovery
    • Who: Participants in public and private sectors in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
    • When: Tuesday, June 15th, 2021
    • Time: 9:00 AM ET - 2:30 PM ET, (breaks included with a half-hour for lunch)
    • How: Virtual Session via Zoom
    • Cost: Free
    • Prerequisites: Pre-test
    Live virtual training will present information on:
    • Key elements of business financial literacy, including critical components of pre-disaster planning, such as the benefits, hazards, risks, and key stakeholders, especially in vulnerable areas;
    • Business action steps for increasing disaster financial readiness in a disaster financial management strategy;
    • Components of a collaborative economic recovery plan that incorporates resources from public, private, and volunteer agencies;
    • Quantitative and qualitative tools useful in performing economic assessments after a disaster (e.g., assessing damage to property);
    • Strategies to coordinate intermediate and long-term plans among whole-community partners who can support business financial recovery. 
    Registration and Prerequisite Information:
    1. Create an account at https://www.ncdpcourses.org/catalog/ 
    2. Register for PER-385 FL. You can do this by clicking on the icon on the page that says, “PER 385 FL IMPROVING BUSINESS’ FINANCIAL LITERACY AND MANAGEMENT TO SUPPORT POST-DISASTER ECONOMIC RECOVERY” and select the Enroll icon.
    3. Be sure to enroll in the live training session on June 15th.
    4. The pre-requisites include a pre-test that should be done before the training and is linked to in the course when you login or access the course via “My Dashboard”.
    Thank you in advance and reach out to us at crlcadmin@columbia if you have any trouble registering.
    ~ NCDP Training Team
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    Click Here to Register for FEMA PER-385 Training
    The National Center for Disaster Preparedness, of the Earth Institute, Columbia University has been awarded six FEMA grants that focus on post-disaster economic and housing recovery. These free trainings include several collaborative activities, planning tools, tool kits, and geographic information system resources that learners can incorporate into their work practices.
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    This project is supported by Cooperative Agreements EMW-2016-CA-00123, EMW-2017-CA-00043, EMW-2018-CA-00068, EMW-2018-CA-00069, EMW-2019-CA-00049, and EMW-2020-CA-00064 administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Points of view or opinions expressed in this document are those of the author and do not represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
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