FREDERICK, Md. (WDVM) — Frederick Community College is offering an innovative new program for residents.
The FCC Mid-Atlantic Center for Emergency Management & Public Safety (MACEM&PS) has launched a new online training program for emergency managers and other community leaders, which aims to build components of the logistics supply chain in the event emergency.
“We are grateful to receive this grant from FEMA which will provide new opportunities for the FCC Mid-Atlantic Center for Emergency Management and Public Safety (MACEM&PS) to do what it does best: provide a critical emergency preparedness training that can save lives,” said FCC Acting President Dr. Thomas Powell. “We are proud that FCC can serve emergency managers and community leaders across the country with this innovative training.
The program will teach participants how to use logistics supply chain techniques for community emergency preparedness and prepare for rapid resumption and continuation of critical services and important resources.
“This training will educate community stakeholders on how to address the complex, emerging and real challenges facing our nation today by providing improved strategies for maintaining food, water and shelter and their critical supply networks,” said Kathy Francis, executive director. for MACEM&PS. “Participants will build their ability to rapidly supply these vital functions, learn how to involve the whole community in disaster planning, deepen their understanding of community vital networks, and apply supply chain techniques to support their post-disaster operations. disaster.”