Free Webinar on November 16: Hazard Mitigation & Disaster Recovery Planning


SPECIAL REMINDER about upcoming webinar Wednesday

Details about Recovery Planning Webinar

To be held Wednesday, November 16
11 a.m. EST (10 Central, 9 Mountain, 8 Pacific)

This is a reminder that the previous event was cancelled due to technical difficulties with webinar software, now rescheduled as shown above.  It is a free 2-hour webinar.

1) This webinar will be recorded by APA and made available for future viewing.

2)  An expanded description of topics to be covered in this webinar is at

3)  AICP CM credits have been approved for participation in this event (#9111457, approved for 2 CM credits)

This will be a free, two-hour interactive webinar offered by APA’s Hazard Mitigation and Disaster Recovery Planning DivisionAlthough there is no fee for this event, pre-registration is required.  It will feature a broad perspective on preparation of a recovery plan for a community after a disaster. The target audience is professional planners and community executives. Invitations are extended to all interested planners but particularly those in states currently dealing with disaster recovery.  Content of the presentations is generally drawn from a 2015 report of the Planning Advisory Service, PAS 576, Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery: Next Generation.  Participants will have an opportunity to offer comments and questions, and to respond with instant polling feedback. The learning objective is for planners and others to gain perspectives on dimensions of disasters, distinctions between short-term response and longer-term recovery, awareness of successful recovery strategies, examples of informational resources provided by APA and types of funding available.

REGISTRATION   This webinar is also open to persons who are not members of APA.  All attendees must pre-register at:  Registrants will receive an email containing a user-specific login for the webinar.


Barry Hokanson, Chair, Hazard Mitigation and Disaster Recovery Planning Division

About The HMDR Division

The Hazard Mitigation and Disaster Recovery Planning Division promotes professional learning and communication about making communities safer from natural and man-made hazards and planning for recovery from disasters.

If you have thoughts or ideas for future issues, please contact us at:

Barry Hokanson, AICP
Allison Hardin

Jennifer Ellison