In the immediate aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, it was evident that local governments and the emergency management community needed to engage a broader cross-section of faith and community-based organizations in all stages of disaster response. This session will provide best practice examples of counties that successfully partnered with key community stakeholders to maximize their effectiveness immediately following a crisis event.
ConferenceThe NACo Legislative Conference, held annually in Washington, D.C., brings together over 2,000 elected and appointed county officials to focus on federal policy issues that impact counties and our residents. 2018 NACo Legislative Conference was held March 3-7, 2018.
Disaster Response and Recovery, Part I: Leveraging Community, Volunteer and Faith-Based Partnerships for Effective Disaster Response is a part of 2018 NACo Legislative Conference.