SAFER Santa Rosa: Training & Information
The Department of Homeland Security, Office of Infrastructure Protection is proud to announce that the Active Shooter Preparedness Program Team officially launched three new outstanding videos on the DHS website.
The no–cost resources are designed to provide faith and community leaders and employers resources to prepare for and mitigate against a natural or manmade emergency or
disaster, including an active shooter incident.
Department of Homeland Security Active Shooter Preparedness Page
An Active Shooter incident can happen at
any time and at any location throughout Florida. In a effort to help Floridians´ prepare for such an incident the Be Ready Florida team has assembled a comprehensive
selection of informative
Active Shooter Awareness / Safety / Response Videos. These videos cover the following topics:
FBI Office of Partnerships Active Shooter Incidents Resource Page
FBI Active Shooter Quick Reference Guide
Community Emergency Response Team Training (This is a great general preparedness opportunity for citizens that is offered by some County´s, usually through the County´s Emergency Management Agency)
FEMA´s Emergency Management Institute Independent Study Course List (FREE ONLINE TRAINING COURSES)
U.S. Department of Justice Programs: Center for Faith–based & Neighborhood Partnerships www.ojp.gov/fbnp
See Something Say Something
1-855-FLA-SAFE (1-855-352-7233) See Something Say Something Hotline
Preparedness for Persons who are Deaf / Hard of Hearing with ASL:
English – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbN2tw-OR-U
English with ASL – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-g8K11klm6I
FREE ONLINE TRAINING
Emergency Operations Planning Resources:
Free online independent study courses for everyone:
All hazard preparedness resources:
JUST IN TIME DISASTER TRAINING LIBRARY – SHELTER OPERATIONS SECTION
The Shelter Operations Section of the Just In Time Disaster Training Library has been up–dated.
The section now contains training videos on the following subjects:
NEW ONLINE COURSE: RELIGIOUS AND CULTURAL LITERACY AND COMPETENCY IN DISASTER
FEMA´s Emergency Management Institute is offering a new self–paced, independent study course 505, Religious and Cultural Literacy and Competency in Disaster. This course explores how religious and cultural communities are engaged during disasters, how religious and cultural diversity and practice is protected by law, and how religious and cultural diversity can strengthen emergency management capabilities. The URL to the course can be found here
FEMA´S PROTECTING HOUSES OF WORSHIP WEBPAGE
Recent and tragic events have heightened our awareness that houses of worship are not immune from disasters and emergencies. Faith leaders representing many traditions are concerned for the safety of their congregants as they gather to observe their traditions.
In addition to partnering with your local first responders and emergency managers, please feel welcome to use the resources on the FEMA web page. The information, there, provides specific and actionable steps you can take today. These resources can help you prepare your house of worship for disasters, emergencies, and implement practices that will mitigate their damage. This includes an active shooter event. There is, of course, no way to guarantee complete safety. But there are ways to decrease risks and increase safety.
BUILDING RESILIENT COMMUNITIES: AN ONLINE TRAINING
The RAND Corporation developed a free emergency preparedness online training outlining how organizations and communities can better prepare for emergencies and strengthen their resilience. Resilience means:
The training is intended for a diverse range of organizations, including businesses; faith–based organizations; hospitals, health clinics, and other health agencies; mental health providers; schools and universities; civic and volunteer groups; first responders; local government agencies; public health departments; and nonprofit agencies.