In response to the urgent needs of those effected by Hurricane Matthew, the WNCC Disaster Response Team has scheduled the following training classes for those willing to provide a caring Christian presence in the aftermath of this disaster. Please follow the link to register for the desired class. Space is limited so please register early.
January 14, 2017- Christ UMC in Greensboro, NC
January 14, 2017- Denver UMC, Denver, NC (Canceled)
February 18, 2017- Zion UMC, Monroe, NC
You must be at least 18 years old. The class promptly begins at 9:00am. Doors open at 8:15am.
UMCOR’s participants learn the basics of disaster response, including how to stabilize and secure homes safely, and how to work effectively with survivors and others on the response team. This standardized class is required for the basic ERT UMCOR identification badge.
The cost is $40 and must be paid online.
Request A Training Link
Training Coordinator– Frank Greene firstname.lastname@example.org
Suggested Online Training Courses
Ready.gov – a national public service advertising (PSA) campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters
National Preparedness Community Faith-based Community of Practice
Recommended FEMA playbooks:
- Flood Preparedness Playbook
- Hurricane Preparedness Playbook
- Tornado Preparedness Playbook
- Wildfire Preparedness Playbook
- Winter Storm Preparedness Playbook