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* Cybersecurity AwarenessCybersecurity Awareness

Time: 12:00 pm
Posted by: NHMA admin

National Cybersecurity Awareness *** October 1, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m. ET *** Please join the Region II National Preparedness Division for a National Cybersecurity Awareness Month webinar. The goal of this month is to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and to ensure every American has the resources they need to be safer and more secure online. Guest speaker from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) will provide an overview on the importance of cybersecurity and resources to strengthen your cyber posture. Resources include penetration testing, vulnerability scanning, programmatic and infrastructure cyber assessments and more. Who should attend? The whole community – general public, NGOs, local, state, federal government and private sector.

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* Quad-State ConferenceQuad-State Conference

Posted by: NHMA admin

Quad-State Conference: Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Texas, and Oklahoma. *** October 5-9, 2020. *** More information to be provided.

* Emergency Operation PlanningEmergency Operation Planning

Time: 5:30 pm
Posted by: NHMA admin

Emergency Operation Planning for Houses of Worship in USVI *** Monday, October 5, 2020 from 5:30 PM – 7 PM ET *** Please join Region II National Preparedness Division for a deeper dive in emergency planning for houses of worship. The Rev. Dr. Miriam Burnett of the Jones Tabernacle African Methodist Episcopal Church will provide information and step by step guidance on how to develop an emergency operations plan for houses of worship. Participants will be able to follow along with the session to start their emergency operation plan. This session will focus on considerations and planning relevant for faith-based organizations in USVI. *** Who should attend? Houses of worship safety and security committee members, interfaith preparedness organizations and the whole community.

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* Quad-State ConferenceQuad-State Conference

Posted by: NHMA admin

Quad-State Conference: Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Texas, and Oklahoma. *** October 5-9, 2020. *** More information to be provided.

* Communication FundamentalsCommunication Fundamentals

Time: 12:00 pm
Posted by: NHMA admin

Powerful Presentations: Communication Fundamentals to Fully Engage an Audience *** Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 12 PM - 1:30 PM ET *** Please join the Region II National Preparedness Division for a webinar to learn how to apply elements of effective communications and deliver your messaging in a way that leaves a meaningful impression. *** This webinar is for anyone who wants to be a better public speaker and learn how to effectively engage an audience. *** This is open to the whole community, but would be most beneficial for communications, outreach, engagement and other similar staff.

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* Quad-State ConferenceQuad-State Conference

Posted by: NHMA admin

Quad-State Conference: Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Texas, and Oklahoma. *** October 5-9, 2020. *** More information to be provided.

* RNPN 2020 Virtual Forum!RNPN 2020 Virtual Forum!

Time: 1:00 pm
Posted by: NHMA admin

A month-long series of dialogues hosted by Resilient Nation Partnership Network in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Dialogues every Wednesday in October @ 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST. *** October 7, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. “Let’s Talk Equity” ***

* Firewise USA® WebinarFirewise USA® Webinar

Time: 4:00 pm
Posted by: NHMA admin

Webinar: “Becoming wildfire ready with Firewise USA®: Tips, Tools and Techniques” *** October 7, 2020 @ 4:00 p.m. EDT

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* Quad-State ConferenceQuad-State Conference

Posted by: NHMA admin

Quad-State Conference: Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Texas, and Oklahoma. *** October 5-9, 2020. *** More information to be provided.

* Active Shooter Ex. ToolkitActive Shooter Ex. Toolkit

Time: 1:00 pm
Posted by: NHMA admin

Active Shooter Exercise Toolkit for USVI Houses of Worship *** Thursday, October 8, 2020 from 1 PM - 3 PM ET *** Please join the Region II National Preparedness Division for a webinar on running an active shooter tabletop exercise using the Active Shooter Exercise Toolkit. *** The Active Shooter Exercise Toolkit contains a variety of materials needed for a house of worship to conduct their own tabletop exercise with little or no previous exercise experience. *** Who should attend? Houses of worship safety and security committee members, interfaith preparedness organizations or local first responder agencies looking to strengthen their ties with the religious institutions in their communities.

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* Quad-State ConferenceQuad-State Conference

Posted by: NHMA admin

Quad-State Conference: Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Texas, and Oklahoma. *** October 5-9, 2020. *** More information to be provided.

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* RNPN 2020 Virtual Forum!RNPN 2020 Virtual Forum!

Time: 1:00 pm
Posted by: NHMA admin

A month-long series of dialogues hosted by Resilient Nation Partnership Network in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Dialogues every Wednesday in October @ 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST. *** “Prioritizing Equity” *** October 14, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

* International ShakeOut DayInternational ShakeOut Day

Time: 2:00 pm
Posted by: NHMA admin

[SPANISH] Earthquake Preparedness: International ShakeOut Day *** Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from 2 PM - 3:30 PM ET (Spanish) *** Please join the Region II National Preparedness Division for an Earthquake Preparedness webinar on International ShakeOut Day. This webinar will provide tips on how to prepare and what to do during an earthquake. *** Guest speakers from the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez, Puerto Rico Seismic Network. These subject matter experts will discuss the background and impact of earthquakes and tsunamis in Region II, specifically in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. Additionally, the webinar will provide preparedness information including how to update emergency plans and supplies, and to secure your space in order to prevent damage and injuries. *** Who should attend? The whole community – general public, NGOs, local, state, federal government and private sector. Link to register (Spanish): https://fema.connectsolutions.com/terremotospreparacion/event/registration.html

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* International ShakeOut DayInternational ShakeOut Day

Time: 2:00 pm
Posted by: NHMA admin

[ENGLISH] Earthquake Preparedness: International ShakeOut Day *** Thursday, October 15, 2020 from 2 PM - 3:30 PM ET (English) *** Please join the Region II National Preparedness Division for an Earthquake Preparedness webinar on International ShakeOut Day. This webinar will provide tips on how to prepare and what to do during an earthquake. Guest speakers from the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez, Puerto Rico Seismic Network. *** SMEs will discuss the background and impact of earthquakes and tsunamis in Region II, specifically in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. Additionally, the webinar will provide preparedness information including how to update emergency plans and supplies, and to secure your space in order to prevent damage and injuries. *** Who should attend? The whole community – general public, NGOs, local, state, federal government and private sector.

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* Great ShakeOut! DrillGreat ShakeOut! Drill

Time: 10:16 am
Posted by: Webmaster

On October 16, 2020, at 10:16 a.m. local time, millions of people will Drop! Cover! and Hold On!, during the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills held throughout the world. *** Last year, more than 63 million people worldwide participated in the Great ShakeOut. Most of the participating organizations held their drills on International ShakeOut Day, which is the third Thursday of October each year. *** Visit Shakeout.org to learn more and register your participation.

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* Ready Seniors Virtual WorkshopReady Seniors Virtual Workshop

Time: 10:00 am
Posted by: NHMA admin

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from 10 AM - 3:30 PM ET *** Increasingly, older adults with complex health issues live alone in the community, far from their relatives and caregivers. An older adult may depend upon community service providers for basic necessities and psychosocial support prior to a disastrous event. However, the need for these critical services increases when services are disrupted or the senior is impacted during a major disaster. *** FEMA Region II and the Administration for Community Living have partnered to address this disparity through a workshop aimed at preparing Area Agencies on Aging and other organizations that provide critical support services to senior citizens in their communities. *** Who should attend? Emergency planners for nursing homes, assisted living facilities, senior community centers, senior housing, adult day care centers, home meal delivery services, charitable organizations, and other who provide services to senior citizens.

* 2nd State EJ Training Webinar2nd State EJ Training Webinar

Time: 1:00 pm
Posted by: NHMA admin

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Second State EJ Training Webinar session for 2020 will focus on “Incorporating Equity in Disaster Mitigation and Climate Adaptation Programs”. *** October 21 at 1:00 EST, is now open for registration. *** For more information, contact Charles Lee (lee.charles@epa.gov) or Ericka Farrell (farrell.ericka@epa.gov).

* SAVE THE DATES!SAVE THE DATES!

Time: 1:00 pm
Posted by: NHMA admin

RNPN "Alliances for Equity" Virtual Forum Series *** Oct. 7, 14, 21, and 28 @ 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST ***

* RNPN 2020 Virtual Forum!RNPN 2020 Virtual Forum!

Time: 1:00 pm
Posted by: NHMA admin

A month-long series of dialogues hosted by Resilient Nation Partnership Network in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Dialogues every Wednesday in October @ 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST. *** “Planning for an Equitable Future” *** October 21, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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* Amateur "HAM" Radio for EMsAmateur "HAM" Radio for EMs

Time: 3:00 pm
Posted by: NHMA admin

Amateur "HAM" Radio for Emergency Managers *** Thursday, October 22, 2020 from 3 PM – 4 PM ET *** Join the Region II National Preparedness Division for a webinar on how an amateur radio can be a useful tool before, during and after disasters. *** Amateur or “HAM” radio has proven to be indispensable in the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Katrina, Michael and Maria. Historically, amateur radio has been a valuable resource in the Response and Recovery phases of many disasters, providing expedient communications when standard public safety and commercial telecommunications infrastructure has been severely impacted or completely overwhelmed. *** This webinar will provide guidance to Emergency Managers on establishing a viable, NIMS compliant, AUXCOMM (Auxiliary Communications) program as part of your Emergency Operation Plan. Learn how to add the ready resource of amateur radio as a component to your ESF-2. *** Who should attend? Whole community with a particular emphasis on Local, State, and Federal Emergency Managers, CERT Program Leaders, Health Departments, and NGO’s.

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* RNN Community MeetingRNN Community Meeting

Time: 3:00 pm
Posted by: NHMA admin

RNN Monthly Meeting - Time changed to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time *** To request an Invitation contact: adm4nhma@outlook.com

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* Tsunami Preparedness PlanningTsunami Preparedness Planning

Time: 12:00 pm
Posted by: NHMA admin

Preparedness Planning for Tsunami *** Tuesday, October 27, 2020 from 12 PM – 1 PM ET *** Join the Region II National Preparedness Division for a webinar on Tsunami hazard assessment and preparedness presented by experts from the University of Rhode Island, University of Delaware, and The Northeast States Emergency Consortium. *** Tsunami researchers and experts will provide an overview of how a tsunami forms in the North Atlantic Basin and how this threatens the east coast. The speakers will describe the mapping tools they developed that will help you plan and prepare for this hazard. Additionally the results of these mapping tools will be discussed that have been input into Hazus to help estimate the impact of their hazard products on east coast communities. *** Who should attend? Whole community – general public, NGOs, small businesses, Tribal, State, Local, and Federal Government Emergency Managers.

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* SAVE THE DATES!SAVE THE DATES!

Time: 1:00 pm
Posted by: NHMA admin

RNPN "Alliances for Equity" Virtual Forum Series *** Oct. 7, 14, 21, and 28 @ 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST ***

* RNPN 2020 Virtual Forum!RNPN 2020 Virtual Forum!

Time: 1:00 pm
Posted by: NHMA admin

A month-long series of dialogues hosted by Resilient Nation Partnership Network in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Dialogues every Wednesday in October @ 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST. *** “Building a Foundation for Action” *** October 28, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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* You Are the HelpYou Are the Help

Time: 12:00 pm
Posted by: NHMA admin

You Are the Help Until Help Arrives *** Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 12 PM – 1:30 PM ET *** Thursday November 5, 2020 from 5 PM – 6:30 PM ET *** Please join the Region II National Preparedness Division for a webinar on how you can be the help until help arrives. *** Life-threatening emergencies can happen fast and emergency responders aren’t always nearby. You may be able to save a life by taking simple actions immediately. The Until Help Arrives program teaches basic skills to help keep people alive and safe until professional help arrives. Learn five simple steps that may save a life. *** Who should attend? The whole community – public, NGOs, local, state, federal government and private sector.

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