This course explores how disaster response operations and recovery activities require the adherence to NIMS (National Incident Management System) and the adoption of FEMA's Whole Community approach to emergency management at all levels of government to effectively implement the plans needed for successful response and recovery operations. In addition, students study and apply the various federal frameworks and concepts such as the National Response Framework and the National Disaster Recovery Framework to highlight the importance of how planning efforts and operational responses work together to create a more resilient nation by starting at the local level. It is imperative to understand there will always be a recovery operation to every response. Albeit minimal at times, it is another component of the preparedness process that must be considered.
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