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New Training Announcement: Emergency Planning and Special Needs Population (G197)


July 27, 2010


November 3 & 4, 2010; Rockland, Maine


Course Description:

The Maine Emergency Management Agency and the Knox County Emergency Management Agency will be presenting a FEMA training program on emergency planning for special needs individuals.

This 2 day course is intended to provide those with responsibilities for providing emergency planning or care of seniors, people with disabilities, and/or special needs groups with the skills and knowledge they will need to prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergency situations.

Selection Criteria:

The target audience for this course includes emergency managers, senior first-response personnel, special needs coordinators, human services organization personnel, facility planners, community-based organizational personnel, advocacy group personnel, elected officials, public health personnel, and Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) personnel.

Course Location:

The course will be held at the Hampton Inn in Rockland, located at 190 New County Road (US 1) in Thomaston. Breaks and Lunch will be provided, lodging is available for those who qualify, please contact MEMA for further details on eligibility. All other expenses are the responsibility of the student.

MEMA and the working group of Regional and State agency partners will assist in the delivery of the program.



Ray Sisk, County EMA Director


Last update: 07/20/10