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Preparedness and Response Trainings for Congregations and Non-Profits


In the aftermath of disaster community leaders are called to step up and be ready. Churches, Synagogues, Mosques, schools, Food banks, and all manner of non-Profits are asked to step in and make the way easier for those whose world has been turned upside down.


These workshops are designed to help these community organizations of care be ready to lend a helping hand.

Training for Congregations and Nonprofits: September 12 from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
• Building and revising a disaster plan for your organization
• Outline possible action plans
• Do’s and don’ts of being a partner or leader in recovery
Cost: $10.00 per person, lunch included scholarship assistance is available for those who need hotel accommodations.​​​

Training for Food Pantries: September 12 from 6:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Discussion of unique issues of food delivery and needs in emergency settings

Managing resources

Working with other agencies

Cost: Free. Dinner included


Long-Term Recovery Training: September 13 from 2:00 a.m. -6:00 p.m.

Critical issues and steps to take for long term recovery

Response to community grief and stress

 Cost: Free. Dinner included

September 12-13, 2015
First Presbyterian Church
508 Second Street SW,
South Charleston, WV 25303

Please see the attached flyer for information on Disaster Preparedness Trainings for congregations and nonprofit organizations.  These trainings are being sponsored by The Presbytery of WV and WV VOAD.

Disaster Training for Congregations and Non-Profits.pdf

Contact Information

The Presbytery of WV and WV VOAD
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Center for Threat Preparedness | 505 Capitol Street, Suite 200, Charleston, WV 25301 | Ph: 304.558.6900 | Fx: 304.558.0464
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