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Up / What is The Whole Community Appoach? / After Action Report: Whole Community Approach Workshop

Preparedness is a shared responsibility; it takes a whole community. This year’s National Preparedness Month focused on turning awareness into action by encouraging individuals to make an emergency preparedness plan for their homes, businesses, and community. Moving forward, that shared responsibility will be the major theme of the Wood/Wirt County LEPC.

What is a “Whole Community Approach”?

As the effects of natural and man-made disasters become more rapid, far-reaching, and wide-spread, government at all levels must grapple with the limitations of its capabilities. The simple reality is that in small and medium sized disasters, government can expand its reach and deliver services more efficiently and cost effectively by partnering with institutions, groups, and individuals already active in the impacted communities. [More ...]

West Virginia: A Whole Community’s
Approach to Preparedness & Resilience

On July 26 the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Volunteer West Virginia, the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, and the West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety hosted a workshop on whole community emergency planning. [More ...]

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